Our Veterinarians

At the Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital (TSAH) our veterinarians and professional staff make all the difference to your pets’ health care. Everyone with whom you and your pet come into contact is dedicated to providing compassionate care and skilled services.

  • Experienced Veterinarians- At Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital, you will find internship-trained veterinarians who have experience in busy urban animal hospitals. Internship-trained veterinarians are a select group of doctors who have completed highly sought after postgraduate internships at major training hospitals and have demonstrated academic and clinical excellence.
  • Concerned Understanding– TSAH’s veterinarians take into consideration all the factors that can affect pet health, including exercise, diet, travel, preexisting disease, grooming, and the presence of other animals in the household.
  • Licensed technicians and assistants and a friendly, helpful staff support our veterinary professionals.

Timnah Lee, DVM


Dr. Timnah “Timi” Lee has been with the Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital since 2007 and is now the Managing Veterinarian for Tribeca Soho and Seaport Animal Hospital locations for DVM Hospitals. She has always dreamed of being a veterinarian while growing up in Wilmington, Delaware. She attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry and a minor in Biology. In Saratoga Springs, she also excelled in training horses and competing nationally in equitation. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Lee was admitted to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she was awarded her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine Degree. She has advanced training in Dentistry from the Animal Dental Center in Baltimore, Maryland and she did her clinical year at the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to being an accredited USDA veterinarian, Dr. Lee is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, and the Veterinary Medical Association of NYC. Her professional interests include dermatology, internal medicine and dentistry. During her leisure time, she spends time with her two cats, Matti and Brinley, who she rescued while living in St. Kitts, and she is an avid equestrian. Dr. Lee has gained national attention for her expertise and care with pets. (http://www.youtube.com/user/PetAdviceSeries)

Alexis Holroyde, VMD


Dr. Holroyde is originally from the Philadelphia area. She first moved to NYC to obtain her undergraduate degree in Psychology from New York University in 2005. She then received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2010 from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Holroyde moved back to NYC to pursue an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan. During her internship, Dr. Holroyde developed an interest in internal medicine, emergency medicine, and radiology. Dr. Holroyde is very excited to be back in Manhattan. When not practicing veterinary medicine, she enjoys reading, site-seeing, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with her rescue cat “Canute”.

Daniel Smith, DVM


Dr. Dan Smith is originally from South Florida. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Northwestern University. After school he moved to New York City for a few years and fell in love with city life. He went on to obtain his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at St. George's University and finished his training at Cornell University. Upon finishing his degree he began working at Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital and West Village Veterinary Hospital. A few months later he was awarded an internship at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group (VERG) in Brooklyn where he developed an interest in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Primary Care. He is very excited to return to the great teams at both Tribeca Soho and West Village! Dr. Smith is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New York State Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. Smith lives in Manhattan with his wife and mischievous cat, Chairman Meow. In his down time he likes to run, cook, and chase his cat around the apartment.

Jean-Paul Petrie, DVM, ACVIM, Specialist in Cardiology


Dr. Jean-Paul Petrie is a clinical cardiologist with Hudson Valley Veterinary Cardiology and sees patients at the Tribeca-Soho Animal Hospital and its sister facility, the West Village Veterinary Hospital. Prior to this current position, Dr. Petrie was a staff cardiologist in the Department of Medicine at The Animal Medical Center in New York. Dr. Petrie received his DVM degree from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1994. Following veterinary school, he completed his internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists and a fellowship in cardiac physiology and interventional cardiology at the Robarts Research Institute, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Petrie then came to New York City for a residency in veterinary cardiology at The Animal Medical Center. He has been board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology since 1999. Dr. Petrie has specific interests in echocardiography and feline cardiomyopathies. He lectures both nationally and internationally and continues to be actively involved in clinical research projects. He has published several articles and book chapters while advancing his clinical veterinary career.