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

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.


Tori, Office Manager

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. She has 2 fish named Nae Nae and Freddie Mercury.

Heather, LVT and Medical Coordinator
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.

Crystal, Veterinary Assistant
Crystal joined our team in the fall of 2021. She has passion for horses as a retired Jockey. She graduated from Bluegrass Technical College in Kentucky with an Equine Science Degree. She has three dogs named Chico, Mae and Honey. 

Karina, LVT
Karina joined our team in November of 2021.  She graduated from SUNY Ulster in 2019. She has had a passion for veterinary care since she was young. She has 2 cats named Lilly and Jay, 2 Guinea Pigs named Pepper and Patchey, and family Cockatiel named JJ. 

MyKaela, Receptionist

MyKaela joined our team in February of 2022 after moving here from Idaho. She has a passion for all animals after growing up on a farm She enjoys hiking with her Pyre-doodle Kaeli on her time off. 

Kim, LVT

Kim joined our team in December 2020. She obtained her degree in veterinary technology from SUNY Ulster in 2016. She has a cat named Piper, a dog named Badger and numerous different reptile and amphibians.