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Overnight Emergency Doctors


Jonathan Bingham, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Jonathan Bingham

Education: Ross University, Louisiana State University

Dr. Jonathan Bingham is one of our overnight emergency veterinarians. Veterinary medicine is actually a second career for Dr. Bingham. He started off as a teacher, obtaining a Master’s in Biology from St. John’s University. For five years he taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics at a prestigious private high school on the south shore, and also was an adjunct professor of Biology and Anatomy & Physiology at Suffolk County Community College (a position he still holds part-time!). With a love for animals and passion to become a veterinarian, Dr. Bingham went back to school and obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University, where he graduated with honors in 2013. He completed his clinical year at Louisiana State University. Dr. Bingham practiced for a few years on Long Island prior to joining our team. In his spare time he can be found fishing on the south shore.


Jordan Sauer, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Jordan Sauer

Education: North Carolina State University

Jordan Sauer, DVM, received his BS in Animal Science from Rutgers University in 2008. He then received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. He pursued further training by completing a one-year small animal internship at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Following his internship, Dr. Sauer worked as an emergency veterinarian in Northern NJ for five years. Dr. Sauer currently lives in Great Neck with his wife, daughter, dog and cat. His interests include emergency medicine, cardiology and surgery.


Irma Manasherov, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Irma Manasherov

Education: University of Florida

Dr. Irma Manasherov was born in Georgia, Former Soviet Republic and moved to New York City when she was a young girl. She speaks Georgian and Russian fluently. She received a Bachelor's in Biology from Boston University and received her DVM from University of Florida. Dr. Irma completed her internship at Hollywood Animal Hospital in sunny south Florida. She then went on to work as an emergency doctor at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey before joining our team at West Hills. Dr. Irma is very happy to be back in Queens and practicing in New York. She has a Quaker parrot named Goscha and a cat named Lily who get along famously. Goscha often sleeps on her shoulder while Lily slumbers on her lap. Dr. Manasherov enjoys learning how to cook delicious Georgian food from her grandmother. She is mildly obsessed with Starbucks and is often found reading a book and enjoying their beverages during her free time.


Daytime Emergency Doctors

Jared Coren, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Jared Coren

Education: Cornell University

Dr. Jared Coren is proud to be a part of the West Hills team and the medical director of the West Hills Family of Hospitals. Being the son of Dr. Alan Coren, he grew up going to work with his dad and has filled a variety of roles at West Hills Animal Hospital over the years. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He then pursued his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University, graduating in the Top 10% of his class. Dr. Jared was inducted into the Phi Zeta Honor Society as a third year veterinary student, an honor reserved for the top ranked members in the class. While in veterinary school, Dr. Jared was a two-time award winner of the Finger Lakes Kennel Club Award, an award given to a student that displayed a strong interest in purebred dogs. He was also awarded the AKC Veterinary Outreach Award for his dedication to the health and well-being of companion animals. As a 4th year veterinary student Dr. Jared received The Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology Award for his outstanding expertise and interest in Neurology.

After veterinary school, Dr. Jared pursued an internship in medicine and surgery at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Jared has a strong interest in Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine (especially endocrine disorders), and Reproduction. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, New York Veterinary Medical Society, and the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Jared has been nominated for Best Veterinarian on Long Island from 2014-2019. He currently lives in New York City with his wife, Jessica, daughter, Dylan, and Rhodesian Ridgeback, Kobe.


Elizabeth Goodland, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Elizabeth Goodland

Education: Tufts University

Dr. Beth Goodland was born and raised on Long Island. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware with a double major in Animal Biosciences and Agriculture. During this time, she also spent time working with a number of local organizations on Long Island with animals of all shapes and sizes. Dr. Goodland then attended Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine where she completed a doctorate degree in veterinary medicine. She pursued further training by completing a one-year small animal internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey. Dr. Goodland shares her home with 3 cats, 1 dog and 1 rabbit. Her professional interests include emergency medicine and exotic companion mammal medicine. In her free time she enjoys indoor rock climbing, hiking and spending time with her family.


Jessica Langdon, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Jessica Langdon

Education: Ross University, Auburn University

Dr. Jessica Langdon was born and raised on Long Island, NY. She has known she has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 5 years old and has never looked back. Dr. Langdon grew up riding horses, owning a paint horse named Max as a young girl. While receiving her B.S. in Animal Sciences from Auburn University (WAR EAGLE!), Dr. Langdon rode for Auburn’s IHSA equestrian team. She then moved abroad to the beautiful island of St. Kitts where she received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, returning to Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine to complete her final year of clinical training.

After being away from NY for almost 8 years, Dr. Langdon decided to return home to start her career at West Hills Animal Hospital. Her professional interests are surgery, oncology and emergency medicine. Dr. Langdon has four animals of her own, a Siberian Husky named Laika, a “Coconut Retriever” she rescued from St. Kitts named Baloo, and two rescue Siamese cats named Miss Meow and Lady Whiskers. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, going to the beach or hiking with her dogs, and the gym.


Katie Parsley, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Katie Parsley

Education: Ross University, Oklahoma State University

Dr. Katie Parsley grew up in Deer Park, NY surrounded by pets. She has always known she was going to be a veterinarian—and began to work in animal hospitals when she was just 15 years old.

She graduated from Villanova University in 2004 with a BA in Art History, as well as concentrations in Comprehensive Science and Studio Art. After college and for the next 7 years, she worked in animal hospitals in many capacities such as assistant, receptionist, groomer, and tech. She then decided to complete her doctorate of veterinary medicine at Ross University, on the island of St. Kitts. Finishing her clinical year at Oklahoma State University, she returned to Long Island to practice small animal medicine. Since graduating in 2015, she has steadily worked in general practice and is excited to join our team at West Hills. Her professional interests include internal medicine, surgery, and ophthalmology.

Dr. Parsley currently resides in East Islip with her rescued pets – 7 cats, a dog named Lizzie, and a chinchilla. When not at work she enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with family.


Dr. Diana Pirolo

Dr. Diana Pirolo

Education: Ross University, Oklahoma State University

Dr. Pirolo has a BS in Animal Science from the University of Vermont and graduated from the Ross University or Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She attended her clinical rotations in Oklahoma State University. Prior to joining West Hills Animal Hospital & Emergency Center, Dr. Pirolo worked at CVA Hauppauge Animal Hospital for a number of years. She has two Caribbean street dogs (also known as Coconut Retrievers) adopted from St. Kitts: Missy and Homer. Dr. Pirolo enjoys traveling, relaxing in hammocks, dancing and more specifically, competitive ballroom dancing.


Dr. Valerie Reynolds

Dr. Valerie Reynolds

Education: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Valerie Reynolds was born and raised in Spokane, WA where she originally pursued her passion for snowboarding. After competing at an elite level and obtaining multiple injuries, she decided to change career paths and follow her ultimate dream of veterinary medicine. Dr. Reynolds studied ecology and evolutionary biology at CU Boulder before being accepted to veterinary school at Ross University in St. Kitts. In 2021, she completed clinical rotations at Colorado State University and recently moved to Long Island where she accepted this position with West Hills Animal Hospital. Dr. Reynolds has a British Red Labrador named Shank, and a domestic long hair kitty named Koba that are currently back home in Washington. In the future, she hopes to specialize in either Cardiology or Neurology, and eventually relocate closer to her family in the Pacific Northwest.


Stacey Ries, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Stacey Ries

Education: Cornell University

Dr. Stacey A. Ries is a graduate of Cornell University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science in 1991 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Dr. Ries grew up in the Adirondacks but has been practicing on Long Island since 1998. While the focus of Dr. Ries’ career has been providing exceptional client and patient care in General Small Animal Practice, she has also worked in Emergency/ Critical Care settings and spent two very rewarding years in Shelter Medicine as a staff veterinarian at The Michigan Humane Society in Detroit.

When not at work, Dr. Ries enjoys gardening, alpine mountaineering, ice climbing, Obstacle Course Racing and spending time with her family. She currently “shares her home with” (code phrase for “lives to serve”) five guinea pigs, a former junkyard cat named Opie and an intolerably spoiled Beagle Mutt named Thelma.


Silvia Rodriguez, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Silvia Rodriguez

Education: Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

Dr. Rodriguez was born in New Orleans, LA and was raised in Guatemala City. She attended veterinary school at Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, the only veterinary school in the country. After graduating from vet school she worked in Guatemala’s national zoo La Aurora as a veterinarian for 5 years. Dr. Rodriguez moved to Mississippi where she worked as a veterinary technician while obtaining certification by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG). Dr. Rodriguez then did two small animal internships prior to joining our hospital as a staff veterinarian. Outside of work, Dr. Rodriguez enjoys outdoor activities and watching sports with her dog Chino who she raised since he was 2 weeks old.


Dr. Madeline Rumer

Education: Royal Veterinary College in London

Dr. Rumer was born and raised in Southern California. She obtained her Bachelors in Psychology at Columbia University. Following her undergraduate education Dr. Rumer worked in a veterinary clinic in DC for 2 years before attending the Royal Veterinary College in London. After graduating veterinary school, she joined West Hills Animal Hospital & Emergency Center. Her interests include emergency medicine and surgery. Dr. Rumer enjoys reading, riding horses and hiking with her dog, Bug.


Tiffany Sikalas, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Tiffany Sikalas

Education: University of Pennsylvania

A native of Long Island, Dr. Tiffany Sikalas earned her Bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Chemistry from Hunter College in 2008. After college, she went on to earn her VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She then completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at the ASPCA Animal Hospital in New York, NY. After spending some time practicing emergency medicine in Connecticut Dr. Sikalas was eager to return home, and happily joined our team at West Hills Animal Hospital. She currently lives on Long Island with her husband Nick and their dogs, Weeble, Madam Kerfluffle, and Nugget.


Jennifer Sorowitz, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Sorowitz

Education: University of Pennsylvania

Jennifer Sorowitz received her BA in Biology from Swarthmore College and her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. A native New Yorker, she has practiced small animal medicine in Queens and Nassau. She enjoys internal medicine, especially the diagnoses and treatment of challenging cases, working with her teammates so that pets can remain healthy members of their families. She values client communication, whether it be putting owners at ease dealing with the stress of a pet's illness, or emphasizing the importance of client education and preventative medicine so that patients can live long, healthy lives. She has been certified in Low Stress Handling, which enables her to use techniques to help put pets at ease when interacting with them during examinations.

Outside of work, Dr. Sorowitz enjoys baking, expressing creativity through gastronomic sweets for family and friends. She lives in Queens with her husband, daughter Isabella, and three cats, Dexter, Jax, and Tyrion.


Kristen Szendrey, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Kristen Szendrey

Education: Ross University, Louisiana State University

Dr. Kristen Szendrey is originally from Long Island, NY. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Sacred Heart University with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. After her undergraduate degree, Dr. Szendrey attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year a LSU (Geaux Tigers!). Dr. Szendrey then completed a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in Bohemia. Following her internship, Dr. Szendrey moved to Maryland for a few years and was a veterinarian at a large general practice and emergency facility, similar to West Hills Animal Hospital & Emergency Center. She is excited to be back home and join the WHAH family. Dr. Szendrey's special interest is in exotic species, but she loves dogs and cats just the same.

When not at work, you will find Dr Szendrey hiking with her dog Khaleesi, reading, and attending sporting events and concerts.


Rebecca Warns, Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Rebecca Warns

Education: University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Becca Warns grew up in Charlottesville, VA. She graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She later moved to Philadelphia to attend veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania. Afterwards, she completed a small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency internship in Brooklyn. Her professional interests include internal medicine and cardiology. Dr. Warns lives in Queens with her husband (Tom), their two cats (Wilma and Brooklyn), a corn snake (Slinky), and dozens of fish. In her free time she loves running, reading, spending time with family and friends, and exploring New York.


West Hills Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center
West Hills Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center
West Hills Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center
West Hills Animal Emergency and Critical Care Center



Pet emergencies for which you should immediately seek medical care:

Symptoms include:

  • Difficulty breading
  • Bleeding that does not stop from any part of the body
  • Bloated, distended, swollen or painful abdomen
  • Major trauma - Falls, hit-by-cars, large wounds, broken bones

FULL LIST OF PET EMERGENCIES