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West Village Veterinary Hospital

West Village Veterinary Hospital

75 Eighth Avenue | New York, NY 10014

Call 646-741-6279
Monday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
Description

At West Village Veterinary Hospital our goal is to build lasting relationships with our patients so that we can come to know their special and individual needs, and they can come to know us and trust us in our care and handling. We build these relationships by offering:
The best in veterinary medical practices
Periodic wellness examinations & blood testing
Full diagnostic evaluation all medical issues
Internship-trained veterinarians
An experienced and dedicated staff
A high level of client service, including convenient hours and scheduling
Thorough and timely communications with owners to help them make informed pet healthcare decisions
It is by practicing these principles that we strive to be thought of first and foremost when the medical needs of a beloved companion become a family concern.
We are animal lovers ourselves and deeply appreciate the special relationship that exists between people and their pets.

Bios
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Lucy O'Byrne, DVM, CVA
Lucy O'Byrne, DVM, CVA

Dr. Lucy O�Byrne, who has been with West Village Veterinary Hospital since 2006, began her veterinary career as an assistant for her local veterinary hospital while she was a high school student in New Jersey. In college, Dr. O�Byrne graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor�s of Science degree in Biochemistry. Dr. O�Byrne also received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University�s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she was awarded an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at NYC�s Animal Medical Center where she developed special interests in dentistry, dermatology, endocrinology, and general surgery. In addition to being an accredited USDA veterinarian, she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, and the Veterinary Medical Association of NYC. Dr. O�Byrne enjoys being a vet in the West Village and living in NYC with her husband and her loving English Springer Spaniel, Aloha.

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Sarah McCready, DVM
Sarah McCready, DVM

Dr. Sarah McCready is excited to be joining the Downtown Veterinary Hospitals team. Dr. McCready is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and received her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences from the Ohio State University. She continued her education at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine, where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following graduation, Dr. McCready was awarded an internship at the Veterinary Emergency Referral Group in Brooklyn, NY where she developed a special interest in internal medicine, geriatric care and critical care. After completing her internship, she worked in general practice in Brooklyn and has been enjoying general practice care immensely.

Dr. McCready lives in the West Village with her husband and furry best friends Cornie (Cornbread) and Skinny. During her free time she enjoys trying new restaurants, exploring the city, and watching Buckeye football (Go Bucks!).

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Jessica Lee, DVM
Jessica Lee, DVM

Jessica developed her passion for animals and medicine while working at her hometown clinic in New Jersey. She continued to pursue her interests by majoring in Animal Science while attending Rutgers University. After a backpacking trip in Australia, she went on to earn her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania. During her time at Penn, Jessica participated in researching genetic diseases affecting dogs through the Merial Veterinary Scholars Program. In addition to the regular veterinary curriculum, Jessica also spent time abroad in China training and translating for local dairy veterinarians. After graduation, Jessica was awarded a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Emergency Referral Group in Brooklyn, NY. Her professional interests include emergency and critical care, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery. Jessica currently lives in Brooklyn Heights with her spaniel mix, Indie. Her favorite activities include traveling abroad, exploring good eats around the city, running and playing intramural sports, and hiking with her dog.

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Dan Smith, DVM
Dan Smith, DVM

Dr. Dan Smith is originally from South Florida. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Northwestern University. After school he moved to New York City for a few years and fell in love with city life. He went on to obtain his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at St. George's University and finished his training at Cornell University. Upon finishing his degree he began working at Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital and West Village Veterinary Hospital. A few months later he was awarded an internship at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group in Brooklyn where he developed an interest in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Primary Care. He is very excited to return to the great teams at both Tribeca Soho and West Village! Dr. Smith is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New York State Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. Smith lives in Manhattan with his wife and mischievous cat, Chairman Meow. In his down time he likes to run, cook, and chase his cat around the apartment.

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Django Martel, DVM, Practice limited to Dentistry
Django Martel, DVM, Practice limited to Dentistry

After graduating from Cornell University's Veterinary College in 2003, Dr. Martel began practicing with Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospitals and remained there until 2012 (except for one year in a small animal practice in Chicago). Since 2009, Dr. Martel has been training under the mentorship of Animal Medical Center's Dr. Daniel Carmichael for board certification in veterinary dentistry and membership in the American Veterinary Dental College. Dr. Martel's practice is limited only to veterinary dentistry which comprises oral surgery, root canals, crowns, and orthodontics, among other things. Dr. Martel is originally from the West Village and obtained his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York at Hunter College in New York, New York in 1999. He lives with his wife and their 3 year old son in Brooklyn. Dr Martel is currently working one day a month at the West Village Veterinary Hospital location. Education BA - City University of New York at Hunter College, New York, NY, May 1999 DVM - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, May 2003 Recent Publications Martel, D. Caries in the Dog and Cat. In: Niemiec, B. ed. Veterinary Restoratives. San Diego: Practical Veterinary Publishing; 2014. Martel, D. Linguoclused mandibular canines (Base narrow). In: Niemiec, B. ed. Veterinary Orthodontics. San Diego: Practical Veterinary Publishing; 2013; 90-107. Martel, D. Endodontic Access. In: Niemiec, B. ed. Veterinary Endodontics. San Diego: Practical Veterinary Publishing; 2011; 76-83.

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Jean-Paul Petrie DVM, ACVIM, Specialist in Cardiology

Dr. Jean-Paul Petrie is a clinical cardiologist with Hudson Valley Veterinary Cardiology. He sees patients at our West Village and Tribeca-Soho hospitals. Prior to this current position, Dr. Petrie was a staff cardiologist in the Department of Medicine at The Animal Medical Center in New York. Dr. Petrie received his DVM degree from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1994. Following veterinary school, he completed his internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists and a fellowship in cardiac physiology and interventional cardiology at the Robarts Research Institute, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Petrie then came to New York for a residency in veterinary cardiology at The Animal Medical Center. He has been board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology since 1999. Dr. Petrie has specific interests in echocardiography and feline cardiomyopathies. He lectures both nationally and internationally and continues to be actively involved in clinical research projects. He has published several articles and book chapters during his clinical veterinary career.

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Jill Elliot, DVM
Jill Elliot, DVM

Dr. Jill Elliot has been practicing veterinary medicine since June 1995. Besides practicing conventional veterinary medicine, she has extensive training in many complementary medicines including Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation, Low Level (cold) Laser and homeopathy. She trained with the renowned Richard Pitcarin, DVM, Ph.D. in advanced homeopathic treatment with animals. She then went on for advanced training in homeopathy in England and New York City.
Over her years of practice she has successfully treated and cured many acute and chronic diseases. The advantage Dr. Elliot has is that she has all the knowledge and tools that conventional medicine can offer, and additionally has a variety of tools to reach for from the complementary side. She tends to use the complementary medicines first when treating problems in her practice.
Dr. Elliot has lectured extensively. She has been a guest on many television shows, on news programs and public radio.
In her free time she loves to travel and has been to 17 countries in the past 6 years, loves horses and horseback riding, seeing films and reading mysteries.

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