New York Veterinary Hospital

Karla Kovach, DVM, MRCVS, Associate Veterinarian

Iowa State University
MRCVS - Member of the Royal College of Veternary Surgeons


Dr. Kovach graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal surgery and medicine at Bergh Memorial in NYC, followed by a surgical internship in Boston. Dr. Kovach is also a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), entitling her to practice veterinary surgery in the United Kingdom. She just returned from a year long tenure in London at a large referral hospital focusing on orthopedic and neurosurgery. Dr. Kovach has strong interest in surgery and internal medicine.

Dr. Kovach grew up in the tri-state area and is thrilled to back in NYC. She is looking forward to enjoying the city with her rescue dog Woogie and spending time with her friends and family now that she is back in the area.


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

New York Veterinary Hospital is open Monday through Friday 8AM-7PM and on Saturday 9AM-5PM and on Sunday 9AM-2PM. If your pet has a medical emergency during our hospital’s hours, please telephone us immediately at 212-717-7222. Our experienced team of veterinarians, technicians and assistants are here to help you and your pet.

Our address is:

New York Veterinary Hospital
150 East 74th Street
New York, NY 10021

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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

Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists
One West 15th Street (off 5th Avenue)
New York, NY 10011
Open 24/7/365