Capital District Veterinary Referral HospitalVeterinary Team

Anesthesiologist(Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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Corporate Team(Click to expand)

  • Bronwen J. Thomas, DVM

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    Dr. Bronwen Thomas received her DVM from Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Prince Edward Island and completed her internship at Western…

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  • Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

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    Dr. Welch received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  He then went on to complete a one-year…

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  • Sommer Aweidah

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    Sommer Aweidah is responsible for marketing all the hospitals within the IVG network.  She is responsible for developing and implementing a communication strategy promoting IVG…

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  • Steven Rae

    Steven Rae

    Steve joined the IVG network of hospitals in January of 2015 as Business Development Manager. Steve came to IVG with 20+ years of pharmaceutical sales…

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Criticalists(Click to expand)

  • Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC

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    Dr. Shelley Smith received her degree in veterinary medicine from Tufts University in 2007. After graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship at Angell Animal…

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Emergency Veterinarians(Click to expand)

  • Abbie Gascho Landis, DVM

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    Dr. Abbie Gascho Landis graduated from Ohio State, College of Veterinary Medicine, then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Virginia-Maryland College…

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  • Carol Pabin, DVM

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    Dr. Carol Pabin is originally from Ohio and received her bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University, followed by her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell…

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  • Catherine Diggins, DVM

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  • Jennie Gavin, DVM

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    Dr. Gavin grew up in neighboring Glenville, NY. She attended Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed an internship in emergency and critical…

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  • Jennifer Rogers, DVM

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    Originally from Westchester County, NY, Dr. Rogers earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Binghamton University. She then attended the University of Georgia College of…

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  • Jessica Summers, DVM

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    Dr. Summers pursued a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Afterwards, she attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and spent her clinical…

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  • Robin Karfunkel, DVM

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    Dr. Robin Karfunkel grew up in Andover, Massachusetts and earned her veterinary degree at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, MA.  She went on to…

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Ethos Veterinary Health(Click to expand)

  • Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

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    Dr. Welch received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  He then went on to complete a one-year…

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Hospital Directors(Click to expand)

  • Karen Mayer

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    Karen Mayer  joined Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital as hospital manager in January 2017. Prior to joining CDVRH, Karen spent over 20 years in the…

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Learning & Development Team(Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

    Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

    Ed Carlson has held multiple positions with the IVG network of hospitals since joining the organization in 2001. These positions have included Veterinary Technician in…

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  • Jana-Pilar Gabarro

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    Jana Gabarro received her MBA from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics in 2005.  She has spent her career working in Medicine and Education,…

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  • Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

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    Dr. Welch received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  He then went on to complete a one-year…

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Management(Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Bronwen J. Thomas, DVM

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    Dr. Bronwen Thomas received her DVM from Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Prince Edward Island and completed her internship at Western…

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  • Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

    Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

    Ed Carlson has held multiple positions with the IVG network of hospitals since joining the organization in 2001. These positions have included Veterinary Technician in…

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  • Jana-Pilar Gabarro

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    Jana Gabarro received her MBA from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics in 2005.  She has spent her career working in Medicine and Education,…

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  • Karen Mayer

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    Karen Mayer  joined Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital as hospital manager in January 2017. Prior to joining CDVRH, Karen spent over 20 years in the…

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  • Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

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    Dr. Welch received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  He then went on to complete a one-year…

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  • Sommer Aweidah

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    Sommer Aweidah is responsible for marketing all the hospitals within the IVG network.  She is responsible for developing and implementing a communication strategy promoting IVG…

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  • Steven Rae

    Steven Rae

    Steve joined the IVG network of hospitals in January of 2015 as Business Development Manager. Steve came to IVG with 20+ years of pharmaceutical sales…

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Medical Directors(Click to expand)

  • Bronwen J. Thomas, DVM

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    Dr. Bronwen Thomas received her DVM from Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Prince Edward Island and completed her internship at Western…

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Ophthalmologists(Click to expand)

  • Petra Lackner, DVM, DACVO

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    Dr. Petra Lackner received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1991 from the University of Minnesota. She then completed a rotating internship in Small…

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Specialists(Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Paul Howard, DVM, MS, DACVS

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    Dr. Howard received his veterinary degree from Michigan State University in 1975. After completing a small animal surgery residency at Cornell University in 1980, Dr….

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  • Petra Lackner, DVM, DACVO

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    Dr. Petra Lackner received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1991 from the University of Minnesota. She then completed a rotating internship in Small…

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  • Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC

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    Dr. Shelley Smith received her degree in veterinary medicine from Tufts University in 2007. After graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship at Angell Animal…

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Surgeons(Click to expand)

  • Paul Howard, DVM, MS, DACVS

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    Dr. Howard received his veterinary degree from Michigan State University in 1975. After completing a small animal surgery residency at Cornell University in 1980, Dr….

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Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

222 Troy Schenectady Road (Rt. 2)
Latham, NY 12110

Telephone:
518.785.1094

Fax:
518.785.5363

Hospital Hours
24 hr/day, 7 days/wk

Driving Directions

24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Natick, MA 01760
508.319.2117

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Woburn, MA 01801
781.932.5802

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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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SAVES

Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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