Linda Isaacson, DVM
Dr. Linda Isaacson is the proud owner of Prospect Heights Animal Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2003. After veterinary school, she completed an intensive one year small animal internship at Manhattan Vet Group (currently called Fifth Ave Vet Specialists in Manhattan).
Dr. Isaacson has practiced at several hospitals in the New York area before opening the Prospect Heights Animal Hospital in 2010. She lives in Brooklyn and opened the practice to be close to home.
Kimberly Kahn, DVM
Dr. Kimberly Kahn graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Amherst College in 1998. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University in 2009. Since completing a small animal medicine and surgery internship at NYC Veterinary Specialists (now Blue Pearl Vet Partners), she has worked in private practice (Gotham Veterinary Center in Manhattan) and shelter medicine (Animal Care and Control of NYC). She is certified in veterinary acupuncture through IVAS. Her veterinary interests include behavior and pain management. She lives in Manhattan but enjoys spending time in Brooklyn!
Matt Katz, DVM
Dr. Matt Katz graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 2003. After a five year detour in the business world, he continued his education at the University of Massachusetts before receiving his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University. Since graduating, he has been working in small animal general practice in the tristate area, with professional interests that include internal medicine and pain management. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, as well as their amazing dog (Griz), and cats (Cheeto, Dewey, Pickle, and Moo).
Bess Ferguson, DVM
Dr. Bess Ferguson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in human biology from Michigan State University in 2009. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2014 after completing a clinical year at Purdue University. Since graduating, she has practiced as a small animal veterinarian in Staten Island. Dr. Ferguson currently lives in Brooklyn, where she happily shares a studio apartment with her boyfriend, 3 dogs, and a cat.
Danielle Woolf, DVM
Dr. Danielle Woolf graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2012 and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Since graduating, she has practiced small animal, emergency and exotics medicine in Long Island and Queens. Her veterinary interests include exotics, internal medicine, dermatology, nutrition and emergency care. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, cooking, and exploring Brooklyn and Manhattan. Dr. Woolf currently lives in Brooklyn, where she shares an apartment with a bearded dragon and dog-like cat.
Melanie Shapiro, DVM
Dr. Melanie Shapiro graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Brandeis University in 2012 and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2016. Following graduation, she completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Shapiro appreciates all aspects of veterinary medicine, but she has particular interests in internal medicine and emergency/critical care. Outside of work, she enjoys dancing, spending time in the sun, and finding new and exciting places in NYC.
Jonathan Levine, DVM
Dr. Jonathan Levine, a native of Long Island, graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics. Staying in California, he worked for almost four years in corporate strategy as a consultant before deciding to change career paths and become a veterinarian. Dr. Levine received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis, where he served as co-president of his class. In addition, while at UC Davis, he served as a student mentor and member of the Veterinary Business Management Association. Upon graduation, Dr. Levine moved back to New York, where he completed a one year internship in Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners. He gained invaluable experience during his internship in emergency and specialty medicine. He then practiced for two years in the Upper East Side before joining the staff at Prospect Heights and Crown Heights Animal Hospitals. Dr. Levine’s special interests include emergency medicine, endocrinology, surgery, and dermatology.
Meggie Jansen, DVM
Dr. Meggie Jansen received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) in 2013. The following years she lived and worked in Amsterdam until 2016, when she and her husband decided to move to New York City. Here she continues to practice small animal medicine. While loving all aspects, she has a special interest in surgery, orthopedics, dermatology and supportive care of geriatric patients.
Outside of work she likes to cook, explore the city, travel, go skiing and has a great love for Africa.
Currently Dr. Jansen lives in Long Island City (Queens), with her husband, baby boy and two cats.
Greg Brethel, DVM
Dr. Greg Brethel received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Boston College in 2010. After graduating, he worked in conservation and ecology on Long Island before returning to school to receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from St. George’s University in 2016. After completing his clinical year at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he stayed on as a rotating intern for 6 months. He then started a yearlong rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ. Dr. Brethel has an interest in neurology, surgery, and dentistry. While not at work, he enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with his wife Sara and their dog Maisy and cat Cinder.
Jennifer Quinones, DVM