77 Worth Street, 1st Floor, New York • (212) 257-6900 • Monday to Friday 8 am – 7 pm / Saturday 9 am – 5 pm

About Us

Worth Street Veterinary Center is not your typical corporate owned veterinary practice.
Since 2010 we have been privately owned and operated and have maintained the same goal: to provide the best veterinary experience for you and your pet with a focus on individualized care in a warm and friendly environment. We are passionate about the human-animal bond and are proud to be the only AAHA accredited practice in lower Manhattan.

To learn more about what this important achievement means, please visit AAHA.org

Our Staff

Francisco DiPolo DVM, CVA, CCRT, USDA Accredited - Worth Street Veterinary

Francisco DiPolo
DVM, CVA, CCRT, USDA Accredited

For over 20 years I have been blessed with the opportunity to practice doing what I love. As a veterinarian at Worth Street Veterinary Center, I am honored to help make a difference in the lives of pets and their human companions. During my training rotations at Tufts University, that concluded in 2000, I became aware of the concept of integrative veterinary medicine: the combination of conventional medicine with holistic treatments to promote optimal health. This philosophy fit perfectly with my professional…

Kira Purdon DVM, CVA, USDA Accredited - Worth Street Veterinary

Kira Purdon
DVM, CVA, USDA Accredited

Originally from Central Florida, I grew up in an animal centric household with a variety of critters. This gave me an immense appreciation for the love and enrichment that out fury family members add to our lives. After graduating from Cornell University, I completed my internship at the Animal Medical Center where I spent much of my time in the ER unit. Learning from their highly skilled specialist equipped me with the ability to manage critical cases with the most advanced treatment options…

Ashley Beard DVM - Worth Street Veterinary

Ashley Beard
DVM

Growing up on a small farm in New Jersey, my love for animals and their care started at a young age. Originally interested in large animal medicine, I began working as a technician in a small animal clinic while pursuing my undergraduate degree, and quickly realized companion animal medicine was my passion. After completing my veterinary degree at Tufts University, I began to practice medicine in Jersey City, NJ. While there, I was able to further develop my surgical skills and management of a wide variety of medical cases…
Katie Gerber DVM - Worth Street Veterinary

Katie Gerber
DVM

After growing up with a menagerie of animals ranging from dogs and cats to horses and snakes, it seemed the natural choice to enter a career in veterinary medicine. I always had a special affinity with animals, and as a young child, had a penchant for bringing home strays. I became more serious about them after traveling extensively and seeing my beloved cat and dog friends homeless, sick or injured… 

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