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Christine Keyserling,

Role: Staff Doctor Department: Emergency & Critical Care
Dr. Christine Keyserling of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

Dr. Christine Keyserling is one of our staff criticalists here at the Animal Medical Center, working both in our Emergency Room and Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Keyserling obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. After initially considering going into human medicine, she altered her course load and extracurriculars to be on the pre-veterinary path- and eventually received her degree in veterinary medicine from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She then went on to Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington DC where she completed a one-year rotating internship. Then, Dr. Keyserling began her residency in Emergency and Critical Care here at the Animal Medical Center, where she was hired as staff doctor after completing her three-year residency.

Dr. Keyserling is originally from the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, a research chef, and two cats, Macaroni and Muenster Cheese.

Board Certifications:

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care


BA – The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
DVM– Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Recent Publications:

Keyserling, Christine L., et al. “Evaluation of thoracic radiographs as a screening test for dogs and cats admitted to a tertiary‐care veterinary hospital for noncardiopulmonary disease.” Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound58.5 (2017): 503-511.