DOCTORS

Paul H. Schwartz, DVM

A native of New York, Dr. Schwartz graduated from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. Following graduation, he joined an equine surgical practice in Maryland which led to an equine ambulatory practice in New York initially and then companion animals. In 1989, he and fellow graduate Gene Solomon opened the Center for Veterinary Care a small animal practice providing state of the art medicine and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Schwartz’s career has brought out special interests in cardiology and he has extensive training and experience in use of ultrasound and in orthopedic surgery and he is certified in TPLO surgery and stem cell surgery. Center for Veterinary Care, Millbrook was established in 2005 to provide the same level of care to the Hudson Valley. Dr. Schwartz is available by appointment and/or referral Wednesday through Saturday. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family skiing and deep sea diving. Dr. Schwartz is currently involved in the development of novel targeted therapy for cancer in small animals. For more information please visit VetoncoRx.com

Kim Roellke, DVM

Originally from New York City, Dr. Kim Roellke received her BA from Wesleyan University and her DVM from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.  She has been practicing small animal medicine and surgery for the past 17 years.  Since moving to the Hudson Valley in 1998, Dr. Roellke has been active in providing veterinary care and first aid education for law enforcement canines and their handlers in Ulster, Dutchess and Putnam counties.  She has a special interest in general medicine, soft tissue surgery and chronic pain management.  In addition, Dr. Roellke serves as the Consulting Veterinarian for the Institution Animal Care and use Committee at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY.  Dr. Roellke enjoys horseback riding, hiking and spending time with her husband and three children.

STAFF

Tori, Office Coordinator

Tori is the Administrative Assistant  extraordinaire at Center For Veterinary Care. She came to us in 2016 with previous experience from a law firm. If you ask her what pets are part of her home, she will tell you that every creature, large and small that walks through the front doors of the animal hospital become a part of her family. You can count on Tori for her competence, compassion and joy.

Heather, LVT

Heather joined our team in November 2017. She is a recent graduate of the veterinary technology program at SUNY Delhi. She has a golden retriever, Sophie, and two domestic short hair cats, Kit Kat and Penny.

Lyrica, LVT and Medical Coordinator

Lyrica has been with the practice since 2015. She graduated from the veterinary technology program at Penn Foster as a Licensed Technician. She has a German shepherd, Rose, a Labrador retriever, Blair, a domestic short hair cat, Mackenzie, and three horses, Saydee, Calvin and Betsy.

Monica, Veterinary Assistant

Monica has been with the practice since 2014. She is currently working on obtaining her degree in veterinary technology through the Penn Foster program so she may become a licensed veterinary technician. She has a chihuahua, Bart, and a domestic short hair cat, King.

Gabrielle, VT

Gabrielle has joined our team in the summer of 2020. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 2018 with her Bachelors of Science in Veterinary Science. She has 3 cats named Corona, Bud and Thomas O'Malley.

Becca, Receptionist

Becca joined our team in the summer of 2020. She has experience with the human medical field but her passion and love for animals has made her want to continue her education in veterinary medicine. Although she has no current pets of her own she grew up with Flat Coated Retriever named Gwen, 2 Rottweilers by names of Jack Jack and Bella, and 3 cats named Little Mama, Mr. and Sasha.