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Elizabeth Appleman,

Role: Senior Veterinarian, Specialist in Internal Medicine Department: Internal Medicine
Dr. Elizabeth Appleman of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

Dr. Elizabeth Appleman rejoined the Animal Medical Center as an attending Internist in 2011. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Stanford University in Stanford, California in 2000, and her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA in 2004. She then completed a 1 year internship at the Animal Medical Center in 2005, followed by a 3-year residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and has been a board-certified internist since 2008.

Dr. Appleman’s particular interests in Internal Medicine include endocrinology, diabetes mellitus, hematology, and autoimmune diseases. Prior research projects have included the use of trilostane in dogs with Cushing’s disease, association between cobalamin deficiencies and anemia in dogs, and the feasibility of platelet cryopreservation and plateletpheresis in dogs.

Dr. Appleman lives on the Upper East Side with her husband Michael, two young children, and a corgi named Mildred. She is particularly fond of corgis and all similarly built dogs.

Board certification:


  • BS (Chemistry) – Stanford University, 2000
  • VMD – Magna Cum Laude – University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 2004

Postgraduate Education:

  • Internship – The Animal Medical Center, 2004-2005
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 2005-2008

Recent Publications:

Appleman E, Schrage A, Lamb K, Langston C.  Evaluation of Iatrogenic Hypocortisolemia Following Trilostane Therapy in 48 Dogs with Pituitary-Dependent Hyperadrenocorticism.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, accepted Oct 5 2020.

Relationship between cobalamin and folate deficiencies and anemia in dogs.  Stanley E, Appleman E, Schlag A, Siegel A.  J Vet Intern Med. 2019;33:106–113.

Callan MB, Appleman E, Sachais B. State of the art review: Canine platelet transfusions. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2009;19:401-415.

Appleman E, Sachais B, Patel R, Drobatz K, Groman R, Kennedy D, O’Donnell P, Bryan C, Callan MB. Cryopreservation of canine platelets. J Vet Intern Med 2009;23:138-145.

Callan MB, Appleman E, Shofer F, et al. Clinical and clinicopathologic effects of plateletpheresis on healthy donor dogs. Transfusion 2008;48:2214-2221.

Appleman E, Cianciolo R, Mosenco A, et al. Transient acquired Fanconi syndrome associated with copper storage hepatopathy in 3 dogs. J Vet Intern Med 2008;22:1038-1042.