Our Veterinarians

At the Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital (TSAH) our veterinarians and professional staff make all the difference to your pets’ health care. Everyone with whom you and your pet come into contact is dedicated to providing compassionate care and skilled services.

  • Experienced Veterinarians- At Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital, you will find internship-trained veterinarians who have experience in busy urban animal hospitals. Internship-trained veterinarians are a select group of doctors who have completed highly sought after postgraduate internships at major training hospitals and have demonstrated academic and clinical excellence.
  • Concerned Understanding– TSAH’s veterinarians take into consideration all the factors that can affect pet health, including exercise, diet, travel, preexisting disease, grooming, and the presence of other animals in the household.
  • Licensed technicians and assistants and a friendly, helpful staff support our veterinary professionals.

Timnah Lee, DVM


Dr. Timnah “Timi” Lee has been with the Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital since 2007 and is now the Managing Veterinarian for Tribeca Soho and Seaport Animal Hospital locations for DVM Hospitals. She has always dreamed of being a veterinarian while growing up in Wilmington, Delaware. She attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry and a minor in Biology. In Saratoga Springs, she also excelled in training horses and competing nationally in equitation. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Lee was admitted to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she was awarded her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine Degree. She has advanced training in Dentistry from the Animal Dental Center in Baltimore, Maryland and she did her clinical year at the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to being an accredited USDA veterinarian, Dr. Lee is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, and the Veterinary Medical Association of NYC. Her professional interests include dermatology, internal medicine and dentistry. During her leisure time, she spends time with her two cats, Matti and Brinley, who she rescued while living in St. Kitts, and she is an avid equestrian. Dr. Lee has gained national attention for her expertise and care with pets. (http://www.youtube.com/user/PetAdviceSeries)

Alexis Holroyde, VMD


Dr. Holroyde is originally from the Philadelphia area. She first moved to NYC to obtain her undergraduate degree in Psychology from New York University in 2005. She then received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2010 from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Holroyde moved back to NYC to pursue an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan. During her internship, Dr. Holroyde developed an interest in internal medicine, emergency medicine, and radiology. Dr. Holroyde is very excited to be back in Manhattan. When not practicing veterinary medicine, she enjoys reading, site-seeing, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with her rescue cat “Canute”.

Dr. Joanna Rosen


Dr. Joanna Rosen grew up in a northern New Jersey suburb approximately 30 minutes outside of New York City. She received her bachelor of arts from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA and worked in the field of fashion product developmentbefore deciding to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. Dr. Rosen completed a post-baccalaureate at Hunter College (CUNY) before obtaining her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. Upon graduation, she completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York City. During her internship, Dr. Rosen developed an interest in internal medicine, emergency medicine and soft tissue surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Rosen enjoys yoga, the great outdoors, exploring the city, traveling, hiking with her dog and spending time with family and friends. She and her rescue dog, Page, live with their two feline companions, Sweet Pea and Eleanor. The four of them are still getting used to living in tight NYC quarters!

Dr. Rosen is thrilled to have joined the DVMH teams at both Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital and West Village Veterinary Hospital.

Jean-Paul Petrie, DVM, ACVIM, Specialist in Cardiology


Dr. Jean-Paul Petrie is a clinical cardiologist with Hudson Valley Veterinary Cardiology and sees patients at the Tribeca-Soho Animal Hospital and its sister facility, the West Village Veterinary Hospital. Prior to this current position, Dr. Petrie was a staff cardiologist in the Department of Medicine at The Animal Medical Center in New York. Dr. Petrie received his DVM degree from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1994. Following veterinary school, he completed his internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists and a fellowship in cardiac physiology and interventional cardiology at the Robarts Research Institute, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Petrie then came to New York City for a residency in veterinary cardiology at The Animal Medical Center. He has been board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology since 1999. Dr. Petrie has specific interests in echocardiography and feline cardiomyopathies. He lectures both nationally and internationally and continues to be actively involved in clinical research projects. He has published several articles and book chapters while advancing his clinical veterinary career.

Alexandre Rousseau, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM and ACVECC; Nomad Veterinary Specialty Services


After years of practice in well-established multi-specialty referral hospitals in Manhattan, San Diego, Westchester and Fairfield County, Dr. Alex Rousseau founded Nomad Veterinary Specialty Services. In March of 2014, Nomad Veterinary Specialty Services began working with Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospitals to provide on-site diagnostic, therapeutic and consultation services within each of our hospitals. Prior to the creation of Nomad VSS, Dr. Rousseau has served as staff Criticalist and head of the Emergency and Critical Care Department in multi-specialty practices in San Diego, CA (2005-2008), Yonkers, NY (2008-2011) and Stamford, CT (2011-2014). He has been involved in the training of numerous interns and residents, and was honored with The Animal Medical Center Teacher of the Year Award in 2005. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Rousseau enjoys photography, ice hockey, and working on his old house with his wife and his young children.