Goldens Bridge Veterinary Care Center

15 Anderson Lane
Goldens Bridge, NY 10526

(914)232-8800

goldensbridgevet.com

   Veterinary Support Staff

 Veterinarians complete four years of undergraduate training followed by four years of Veterinary Medical College. It is a highly competitive program. Many veterinarians continue their post-graduate education in internships and residencies in either university medical centers or private veterinary centers like The Animal Medical Center of Manhattan and Angell Memorial Hospital Boston, MA.  

Steven Immerblum DVM

Owner/Medical Director Goldens Bridge Veterinary Care Center 

Dr. Immerblum, a 1979 graduate of the University of Philippines, has completed a internship at the prestigious Animal Medical Center and at New Haven Central Animal Hospital. Additionally he has been working in veterinary hospitals for over 40 years, with more than 25 of those years as a graduate veterinarian. In addition to the Animal Medical Center he has practiced at a number of large veterinary hospitals such as County Animal Clinic, Central Animal Hospital, and Manhattan Veterinary group. This broad experience, coupled with his compassion and love of animals, has enabled him to be a diagnostician that is able to provide your pet with outstanding care.  

Team Leader Westchester County Animal Response Team (WesCART)
Empire State Animal Response Team (ESART)
Yorktown Grange Fair Veterinarian
Legislative Chairman for Putnam-Westchester Pomona Grange #48
Medical Director
Internship in Medicine and Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York 1982
University of the Philippines
Internship New Haven Central Animal Hospital Medicine and Surgery, New Haven CT 1979
American Veterinary Medical Association member
Cornell Feline Health Center
Westchester /Rockland Veterinary Association 
Westchester Animal Response Team
Veterinary Information Net Work
ICG-Penn Hip Certified
American Animal Hospital Association
APHIS


Betty Garcia Nussbaum DVM

Dr. Nussbaum, a 2000 graduate of Cornell University Veterinary Medical College, who has previously practiced in Westchester and Long Island.  She has been an associate veterinarian at Goldens Bridge Veterinary Care Center for 10 years.  She has had extensive post graduate training in veterinary dentistry and is an excellent surgeon.  Dr. Nussbaum has a kind compassionate calming approach to treating both pets and their owners. 

Associate Veterinarian
Cornell University Ithaca 2000
American Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Information Net Work
American Animal Hospital Association


Christopher J. Dillon DVM ACVS

 Dr. Christopher J. Dillon is a 1991 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University and is accredited by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. After several years in private practice, Dr. Dillon decided to continue his education and successfully completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship and Small Animal Surgery Residency at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Since then, he has worked many years both on Long Island and Manhattan and most recently as Director of Surgery at a referral practice in upstate New York.   Over the years Dr. Dillon has developed a strong interest in reconstructive surgery as it relates to trauma and in the treatment of cancer, with other interests in soft tissue and neurosurgery.


Patrick Hopper, DVM, Dipl ACVIM

 Dr. Hopper is a 1983 graduate of the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and specilizes in internal medicine. He is an accomplished ultrasonographer and internist, and performs echocardiograms, abdominal ultrasounds, biopsies and endoscopic examinations at our vet center.


Jean - Paul Petrie, DVM, DACVIM - Cardiology

Dr. Jean-Paul Petrie received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1994 from the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College located in Ontario, Canada. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cardiac physiology and interventional cardiology at the Robarts Research Institute at the University Hospital in London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Petrie is both board certified by, and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology.  Dr. Petrie has a special interest in echocardiography and feline cardiomyopathies. He has lectured both nationally and internationally, is actively involved in clinical research projects and has published several articles and book chapters.