Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

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Taisha Colon, LVT Hospital Supervisor

Taisha Colon graduated and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician from Laguardia Community College in 2006. She has been working for DVM hospitals since 2005. Her passion for animals has increased by four since working with DVM hospitals – she now owns three beagles and a cat (who is more like a dog!)

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Nancy Neumann

Licensed Veterinary Technician, Nancy Neumann has found both a rewarding but stressful career that is nonetheless all worthwhile -- she enjoys being part of the Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospital team. She loves being able to see owners’ reactions when we are able to help their furry family members, and acknowledges that she definitely has a sweet spot for the older canine and feline family members. She has a special interest in dentistry and is a big advocate of brushing your pet's teeth. Her cat, Pretzel Cucchiaio, loves the CET poultry toothpaste and doesn't mind the 1 minute brushing!

Veterinary Assistant

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Heidi Filiora

Heidi's interest in animal care began at a young age when she encountered an injured bird and sought to help it. From there, she went on to help in forest restoration, volunteered at a veterinary clinic, and work at a doggie daycare before starting at Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospitals in Summer 2011. Heidi currently lives with her two furry companions, Korra and Tonks, while she pursues her studies in Veterinary Technology.

Reception

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Nema Mathura

Nema Mathura has been one of the main receptionists at Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital since 2007. Being a total animal lover, since her days of working at the Animal Medical Center, she enjoys being around the animals very much. She is originally from Trinidad & Tobago and is pursuing her own career as the manager and owner of her own catering business.

DVM, Diplomate ACVIM and ACVECC; Nomad Veterinary Specialty Services

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Alexandre Rousseau

After years of practice in well-established multi-specialty referral hospitals in Manhattan, San Diego, Westchester and Fairfield County, Dr. Alex Rousseau founded Nomad Veterinary Specialty Services. In March of 2014, Nomad Veterinary Specialty Services began working with Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospitals to provide on-site diagnostic, therapeutic and consultation services within each of our hospitals. Prior to the creation of Nomad VSS, Dr. Rousseau has served as staff Criticalist and head of the Emergency and Critical Care Department in multi-specialty practices in San Diego, CA (2005-2008), Yonkers, NY (2008-2011) and Stamford, CT (2011-2014). He has been involved in the training of numerous interns and residents, and was honored with The Animal Medical Center Teacher of the Year Award in 2005. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Rousseau enjoys photography, ice hockey, and working on his old house with his wife and his young children.

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