Susan Kimmel, DVM, DACVIM, Medical Director
Departments: Internal Medicine
Dr. Susan Kimmel was born and raised on Long Island and attended Baldwin High School. Dr. Kimmel received a BS degree with honors from Cornell University in 1992. She is a graduate of Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following this training, Dr. Kimmel continued at the University of Pennsylvania as a resident in small animal internal medicine and then remained at the University of Pennsylvania for 2 years as a faculty member, where she taught students, interns, and residents in small animal internal medicine.
Dr. Kimmel is a former partner and founder of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Allergy Specialists in Manhattan, and director and founder of Homecare Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialists serving the 5 boroughs and Long Island. Dr. Kimmel has appeared on Good Day New York, and is proud to have been able to contribute to the care of the Search and Rescue Dog Operation with the Suffolk County SPCA MASH unit at the World Trade Center.
Dr. Kimmel has performed and received grants for multiple clinical research projects, and she has spoken at professional meetings, and published abstracts and journal articles in the fields of diabetes mellitus, intestinal disease, pancreatitis, electrolyte abnormalities, thyroid disease, asthma, and liver disease. Dr. Kimmel's special interests include endoscopy, critical care, gastrointestinal disease, endocrine disease, allergy, nutrition, and general problems in internal medicine. In 2008, Dr. Kimmel was appointed Medical Director of Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center of Westbury.