Meet Our Team

We strive to provide the very best veterinary care possible. 

APPOINTMENT
Martin Randell, DVM, DACVIM

Martin Randell, DVM, DACVIM

Veterinarian, Partner

Dr. Randell grew up in Queens and Long Island, NY. He received a BS in Biology from Cornell University in 1972 and an MA in neurobiology and animal behavior from UCLA in 1973. He achieved his DVM degree from the University of Missouri in 1979. Dr. Randell pursued an internship in small animal medicine and surgery followed by a residency in internal medicine and neurology at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. At the AMC he was also responsible for the care of exotic pets. After leaving the Animal Medical Center he was the staff internist at County Animal Clinic in Yonkers, NY. In 1984 he joined Somers Animal Hospital, soon becoming a partner. Dr. Randell achieved Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1985. As well as specializing in internal medicine, he has expertise in gastrointestinal endoscopy and ultrasonography. He lives with his wife Kathy and has 3 grown children. He shares his home with his animal companions of 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a small parrot. He enjoys adventure travel, hiking, skiing, and photography.
Timothy Walker, DVM, DABVP, CCRP, cVMA

Timothy Walker, DVM, DABVP, CCRP, cVMA

Veterinarian, Partner

Dr. Walker received a BA degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1992 and a DVM degree from Ross University in 2001. He spent one year at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri, where he finished his clinical training. He then joined the staff at Somers Animal Hospital becoming a partner in 2008. Dr. Walker has achieved specialty board certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine and Feline practice. He is certified in physical rehabilitation and medical acupuncture, and is credentialed in regenerative medicine. He has extensive training in diagnostic ultrasonography, and soft tissue surgery including minimally invasive laparoscopy. He shares his home with his 3 dogs, 1 hedgehog, 3 fish, 5 Guinea Pigs and a hamster.
Kate Hallquest, DVM

Kate Hallquest, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Kate Hallquest was a valued team member for years before and during veterinary medical school and has now returned as an experienced clinician.
She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013, after completing her year of clinical training at Louisiana State University. Dr. Hallquest then went on to complete a rigorous one-year rotating internship at Fifth Avenue Specialists in New York. For the last three years, she has been practicing in Brooklyn NY. She shares her home with her animal companions Kane and Cheza.
Lucy Weizenecker

Lucy Weizenecker

Hospital Manager

Lucy has been employed with SAH since 1987. She shares her home with her husband Bill and her Boston Terriers, Oakley and Hoss. Her feathered friends are a Quaker Parrot and a Parakeet.

She enjoys boating and watching Film Noir Movies.

Jennifer Bowman

Jennifer Bowman

Nursing Staff Supervisor, Veterinary Assistant

Jennifer has been with the hospital since 1997. She shares her home with her companions Juice, Fonzi, Squiggy, Shirley, Melba, and 7 turtles.
 Serena Fiorella

Serena Fiorella

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Serena has been with SAH since 2006. She shares her home with her animal companions Wrigley, Ace, Lizzie, & Guiness.
Diane Gatto

Diane Gatto

Client Care Specialist

Diane has been with SAH since 2007 and shares her home with her animal companion Sadie.
Ingrid Jacobsen

Ingrid Jacobsen

Veterinary Assistant

Ingrid has been with SAH since 2002. She shares her home with her animal companions Zsa Zsa and Mr. Nibbles.
Heather Jacyszyn

Heather Jacyszyn

Veterinary Assistant

Heather has been with SAH since 2007. She shares her home with her animal companions Stewie, Sky, Annie, Stella, Simon, Mo and her beloved fish.
Tricia Keller

Tricia Keller

Client Care Specialist

Tricia has been with SAH since 2003. She shares her home with her animal companions Bandito, Wasabi, Motor, Squirt & Mira. Tricia is the owner of Critter Sitters of Westchester & Putnam. She enjoys traveling when the rare opportunity presents itself.
Catherine Paraskeva

Catherine Paraskeva

Client Care Specialist

Catherine has been with SAH since July of 2002. She shares her home with her animal companions Oliver, Maggie, Murphy, 5 beloved Hermit Crabs, 4 snails, and fish.
Christina Pasqualone

Christina Pasqualone

Veterinary Assistant

Christina has been with SAH since 2011. She graduated with a BS in Biomedical Sciences from Marist College in 2010, with a focus in pre-veterinary studies.

A native of Westchester County, NY, she has shared her home with all manner of animals; from pocket pets, to lizards, to dogs and presently a British Shorthair cat named Ciocco.

Always striving to grow, Christina can regularly be found diving into new learning opportunities and medical procedures or lending a hand in fine-tuning hospital protocols.

 Joe Sabatini

Joe Sabatini

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Joe has been with SAH since October 2000. He shares his home with his animal companions Libby, Yoshi and a Leopard Tortoise Casanova.
Tori Smith

Tori Smith

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Tori joined SAH in 2017. She shares her home with her animal companions Simba, Jack, Karl, and Mush.
Nicola Ruff

Nicola Ruff

Veterinary Assistant

Nicola joined SAH in 2016. She shares her home with her animal companions Kitty Boy and her beloved fish Big Lips.
Marlo

Marlo

Bio coming soon!

Wendy

Wendy

Bio coming soon!

We look forward to seeing you!

Our contact information is below. If you need anything at all, please let us know!

Address

352 Route 202
Somers, NY 10589
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Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:40am – 5:00pm
Sat: 8:40am – 12:30pm
Sun: Closed

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY after hours, please call 914-277-3686.

Contact Info

Call: 914-277-3686
Fax: 914-277-7126
Email: info@somersanimalhospital.com

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