Who We Are
Alessandra Pattavina, LVT
Alessandra began her career in Veterinary Medicine in 2000 learning the basics in General Practice. She then attended LaGuargia Community College where she obtained her degree in Veterinary Technology and graduated with honors. She did an internship at The Animal Medical Center in 2008 and was hired on as full time staff. She worked in the ER/ICU dept for five years and currently works for the Internal Medicine service.
Alessandra has a special interest in emergency and shelter medicine.
She has two Chihuahua's named Little and Pants who are the loves of her life!
Jessica Mejia, LVT
Jessica graduated from LaGuardia Community College in 1999 and has worked at the AMC for 16 years.
She has worked in several departments over the years including surgery, critical care, interventional radiology and currently works for the Internal Medicine Dept.
She has 3 cats and 4 dogs all of which have been rescued!
Lori Asprea, LVT
Lori graduated with honors from Mercy College in 2010 with a Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Technology.
She began her career at the Animal Medical Center after an internship and currently works in the Internal Medicine Dept.
Her interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine and fostering animals in need.
Lori has a rescue dog named Shadow and a cat named Fizz that she says are the best things she's gotten from this career!