Meet our veterinarians
Dr. Jennifer Tsung, DVM
Dr. Jennifer Tsung completed her Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 at New York University. She continued her education at the Royal Veterinary College in London, England, and graduated as a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2001. Dr. Tsung has worked in multiple practices throughout New York City and Hong Kong. She decided to settle down in Inwood, New York and open the Inwood Animal Clinic in 2008.
Dr. Kevin Shimel, DVM
A native of Queens, New York, Dr. Kevin Shimel graduated from Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996, and has a BS in Animal Science and Chemistry from ISU as well. Dr. Shimel has a strong interest in Feline Medicine, and spent several years as a “Caterinarian”. He has also devoted part of his career to Emergency Medicine. Having practiced in various settings, Dr. Shimel continues to expand his interests as a well-rounded Veterinarian.
Deciding to become a Veterinarian at an early age, he has a lifelong resume of working with pets, to include Kennel Work, Dog Grooming, Shelter Work, Training and Rescue. As an avid participant in AKC Dog Shows and Field Trials, he has shown Borzoi and other purebred dogs for 38 years, and is an internationally known and AKC approved Dog Show Judge and speaker.
As a believer in staying busy, Dr Shimel has 16 years of experience in the restaurant industry and continues to enjoy cooking at home. Between his undergraduate and graduate degrees, he spent 7 years as a Research Chemist. He is also an accomplished photographer with a history of gallery exhibits and speaking engagements showcasing his world travels and photo journalistic images of life on the planet.
Dr. Gregg Goldschlager, DVM
Dr. Gregg Goldschlager was born and raised in New York. He received his associate’s degree in Veterinary Science Technology at the State University of New York at Farmingdale and bachelor’s degree in Biology from the State University of New Paltz before heading to the Midwest to complete his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Kansas State University. After finishing his doctorate, Dr. Goldschlager returned to New York where he enjoys time with his family and friends and his very vivacious red tabby, Jerry and Weimaraner, Ulysses. Dr. Goldschlager practices as a small animal practitioner and laboratory animal veterinarian and is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). Besides practicing conventional veterinary medicine, he has extensive training in complementary medicine including Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM), a form of chiropractic, and Laser therapy. When not working, Dr. Goldschlager enjoys kayaking, reading, and spending time with nature.
Dr. Kirk McConnell, DVM
Dr. Kirk had a passion for animals since a young age. Starting as a naturalist earning badges to working in kennels and volunteering at local shelters, prior to college. This fostered a love for all animals that would only grow with time. After graduating From Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee he expanded his knowledge by working in a variety of different aspects of the veterinary field. He has recently taken great interest into physical therapy working with the University of TN into becoming CCRP certified in the near future.
Dr. Mark Landesman, DVM
Dr. Mark Landesman received his undergraduate degree from SUNY at Buffalo, and his veterinary degree from the Université de Liège Veterinary Faculty in Brussels, Belgium. After graduation, he practiced mostly in the humane area, spending several years at the Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital of the ASPCA, North Shore Animal League and Bideawee. Interspersed in his career were several positions in private practice, including emergency medicine as well as being a private practice owner for 12 years.
Dr. Landesman is a member of the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. His veterinary areas of special interest include oncology, gastroenterology, surgery, and emergency and critical care.
Dr. Landesman lives in Manhattan with his rescue dog Harper a “Sato Rescue” from Puerto Rico who just loves every person and dog he sees. In his spare time he enjoys jogging, swimming, biking, going to the gym and taking advantage of the wonderful cultural offerings of the big city. In the winter, he is a devoted ski bunny spending his down time at his Upstate Catskills cabin.
Contact our veterinarians to speak with us about your pet’s condition. Our office is open for patients throughout New York.