Manhattan Veterinary Group

Shian Simms, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Purdue University

Biography

Dr. Simms is a native of the sunny island of Singapore.  She moved to the United States to pursue her veterinary degree and graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001.  Shian (pronounced "shee-ann") moved to California and completed an intership at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital.  She has since spent the last 12 years practicing emergency medicine in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Shian's areas of interest include surgery, feline medicine, pediatrics, emergency and critical care and hospital management.  She is also an advocate of excellent nursing care and stress-reduction for hospitalized patients.

When not at work, Shian is actively involved in her other passions which include running, opera, oysters, fashion, travel, fostering kittens, inventing fun cat toys and cuddling with her 4 cats.  Shian loves New York City and all the myriad of experiences it has to offer.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

Manhattan Veterinary Group is open Monday through Friday 8AM-7PM, Saturday and Sunday 9AM-5PM. If your pet has a medical emergency during our hospital’s hours, please telephone us immediately at 212-988-1000. Our experienced team of veterinarians, technicians and assistants are here to help you and your pet.

Our address is:

Manhattan Veterinary Group
240 East 80th Street
New York, NY 10075

Please click here for directions to our location.

If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency when our hospital is closed, you may take your pet to either of following veterinary emergency hospitals in our vicinity:

Animal Medical Center
510 E. 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065
212- 838-8100
Open 24/7/365
www.amcny.org

Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists
One West 15th Street (off 5th Avenue)
New York, NY 10011
212-924-3311
Open 24/7/365
www.Fifthavevetspecialists.com

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