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Our Team

Dr. Eduarda

Dr. Eduarda Krieger

Medical Director / Founder
Dr. Eduarda Krieger, a native of Portugal, is a graduate of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Lisbon. She completed an internship in small animal internal medicine and surgery at School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine in Bologna, Italy, a radiology course at Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine and radiology/ultrasonography supervised volunteer training at the Animal Medical Center (1999/2000).

Dr. Krieger founded Community Veterinary Medicine in 2015 and loves the community she and her team serve in the heart of Upper Manhattan.

She lives in the Upper West Side with her two daughters, her dog Frutti and her cat Cátia and is an active supporter and participant of conservation and ecology programs.

Dr. Ken

Dr. Ken Latimer

​​​​​​​Dr. Ken Latimer, a native of Richmond, Virginia, graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. After five years in private practice, he returned to academia to complete a residency in clinical pathology and a Ph.D. degree in veterinary pathology. He subsequently was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Dr. Latimer served on the faculty of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary medicine for 29 years, worked for Covance Laboratories, Inc. in drug discovery and safety assessment for 8 years, and then started his own consulting practice for private veterinary practitioners and the pharmaceutical industry. He is a Past President of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology, editorial board member of several professional journals, and editor of Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Luís Ortiz, DVM

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Dr. Abigail Carr, DVM

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Sthefany Mateus

Sthefany Mateus

Office Manager

Sthefany joined Community Veterinary Medicine in 2019 as the practice manager and the client liaison and development. She also manages and oversees sponsorships and organic social media efforts.

She is a graduate of Marketing and Administration at Anhembi Morumbi University, Brazil, and earned certification in marketing management from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Sthefany is presently working on her Healthcare Management certificate from Cornell University.

During her spare time, Sthefany enjoys playing piano, spending time with her friends and family, being active outdoors, especially with Cocadinha, her Bichon Frise.


Jake Malta

Head Nurse
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Cladson Viana

Cladson Viana

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Sthefany Mateus

Elizabeth Itzhakov

Imaging Technician
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Argelys Breton

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Francisco Soler

Veterinary Assistant
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