New Castle Veterinary Hospital

30 North Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514

(914)238-8100

www.newcastlevet.com

Stephanie Fitzgerald, LMT

Stephanie joined the staff of New Castle Veterinary Hospital over 20 years ago. She started as a receptionist and veterinary assistant and now handles manyof the administrative roles in the practice. She is also the preceptor and mentor to new staff. Stephanie spends many of her personal vacations working in shelters and rescuing animals. She lives with her two dogs "Butter" and "Dotti", who are rescues. She loves going on hikes with her pups.



Photos coming soon

Carmela Caldarola, CVA

Carmela joined the staff of New Castle Veterinary Hospital in 2017. She started as a veterinary assistant but now handles many other roles including reception, administrative roles and hospital management. Carmela has worked with animals her entire life; she began fostering animals almost 15 years ago. She has a cat of her own named “Violet” who was found as a stray outside her home.

 

Bobbie Hongach-Soto

Bobbie originally joined the staff of New Castle Veterinary Hospital in 1994. She was there the first day Dr. Kaufman opened his doors. She worked here until 2001. She recently returned back early in 2022. She has three pups of her own “Tank”, “Koda” and “KJ” as well as two cats, “Pasta” and “Jaxson” Bobbie does assistant work in the exam room and treatment room as well as reception.

Michelle Badillo 

Michelle originally joined New Castle Veterinary Hospital in 2018. She had left for a bit but recently rejoined. She manages the front desk and answers the phone. She has a feisty Miniature Pinscher / Chihuahua mix named Phoebe who you may occasionally see on her lap at the front desk! 

Liz Carlin

Liz joined the staff of New Castle Veterinary Hospital in 2021. She mainly works in the exam room with Dr. Kaufman. She has a 7 year old pup named “Zeus” who’s an adorable rescue mutt and a sweet bearded dragon named “Mr. Pickles” Liz’s goal is to become a veterinary technician.   



Julie Johnson

Julie joined New Castle Veterinary Hospital over 10 years ago. Julie works in the exam room with Dr. Kaufman. She has a wonderful rescue pup named “Dusty” and three cats “Bo Brite”, “Sabrina” and “Izzy Belles” Julie works with local shelters and feeding local strays.



 

Gordon

Gordon is Dr. Kaufman’s 9 year old rescue pup. You can find Gordon taking a nap behind the front desk or on the counter looking for a cookie and some love!