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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.

Doctor Roellke is currently taking a leave of absence but will return. 


Tori, Office Manager

Tori is the Office Manager 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 a Papillon named Serena and 4 fish named Swim Shady, Ice, Onyx and Speckles.  On her free time she likes to travel to as many new places as possible. 

Heather, LVT and Medical Coordinator
Heather joined our team in November 2017. She graduated from the veterinary technology program at SUNY Delhi.  As a extreme animal lover, she has a Golden Retriever named Sophie,  three cats Cassie, Kit Kat and Penny, multiple fish, a hermit crab and her newest edition Zoey a Labrador Puppy. 

April, Veterinary Assistant
April joined our team in the summer of 2022. She has passion for animals and is working toward her License in Veterinary Science Technology. She has two dogs named Taffy and Elliot, two cats named Quincey and Spackle and multiple fish. On her free time she likes to go on adventures and to numerous German festivals. 

Rey, Veterinary Assistant
Rey joined our team in January of 2023 after moving to the area from Pennsylvania where he worked in the animal healthcare field. He has a Chihuahua named Brody, 2 cats named Yuki and Mello, multiple fish and amphibians. On his time off he enjoys exercising, hiking and being outdoors. He is also very artistic and enjoys sculpting. 

Priscilla, Receptionist
Priscilla joined our team in October of 2022. She switched her passion from human medical care to animal care. She has always had a love for animals. She has a dog named Phoebe and 2 cats named Oliver and Maggie. On her free time she enjoys camping and hiking in the Catskills. 

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