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The Animal Cardiology Center

The Animal Cardiology Center is New York City's premier veterinary cardiology-only practice. Led by Dr. Justin Carlson, we provide the highest standard of cardiac care to pets in the Manhattan, Brooklyn, and surrounding areas.

Dr. Carlson will begin seeing patients starting November 7th in our initial Chelsea location at 164 W 21st Street. If you would like to make an appointment for your pet, please give us a call at 212.722.0449 or send us an email at We will be open 8 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday.

Our Dumbo location will open this Winter.
Veterinary cardiology specialists

Cutting-Edge Veterinary Cardiology Diagnosis & Care

As leaders in veterinary cardiac care, our specialty trained team utilizes the latest diagnostic techniques and equipment to diagnose and treat a wide range of cardiac conditions. We are dedicated to developing a personalized treatment plan for each of our patients.

View a list of conditions we treat
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Collaboration is at The Heart of our Practice

Our team will work with your primary care veterinarian to provide the best level of care and a seamless intake process that will keep you informed every step of the way.

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Meet Dr. Justin Carlson

Recognizing the need for excellence in veterinary cardiology care in the New York City area, Dr. Justin Carlson founded The Animal Cardiology Center. The practice's core principles are specialization, excellence and compassionate care.
Dr. Carlson received his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania, and then completed his rotating internship and cardiology internship in New York City. He went on to complete a cardiology residency at Texas A&M University. He also held a locum adjunct cardiology position at Texas A&M in 2013 and 2014.
For nearly a decade, Dr. Carlson has worked in New York City as a board certified cardiologist.
A fitness enthusiast, Dr. Carlson enjoys competing in the NYC Decathlon (D10), as well as rock climbing, hiking, and running. He lives in New York City with his partner and two dogs, Beau and Hyperion.

Conditions We Treat

Congenital Heart Disease

Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Subaortic Stenosis
Pulmonic Stenosis
Ventricular Septal Defect
Atrial Septal Defect
Mitral/Tricuspid Valvular Dysplasia
Tetralogy of Fallot

Acquired Heart Disease

Myxomatous Valvular Degeneration (Chronic Valvular Disease - CVD)
Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)
Heartworm Disease
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy (RCM)
Unclassified Cardiomyopathy (UCM)
Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)


Ventricular Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrioventricular Reciprocating Tachycardia (CMT)
AV Nodal Reciprocating Tachycardia
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Atrioventricular Block
Atrial Standstill

A Glance into The Animal Cardiology Center

Have a look inside our state-of-the-art practice, located in Dumbo (Brooklyn).

Where To Find Us

Brooklyn - DUMBO (Mon-Thurs): 121 York Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 (Open Fridays Beginning 3/1)
*NEW: Manhattan - Upper West Side (Mondays): 150 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10023 (Inside the Hospital for Veterinary Surgery)