Welcome to Riverside Veterinary Hospital!
Dr. Vanessa Velez and Dr. Kirsten Mueller, along with their staff, would like to welcome you to our hospital. Riverside Veterinary Hospital, previously known as Scottsville Veterinary hospital, is now under new ownership. We look forward to continue servicing all current clients and their pets and we welcome new clients. Riverside Veterinary Hospital is a full service companion animal hospital committed to providing the quality care your pet deserves and you expect.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Kirsten Mueller
Dr. Mueller grew up here in Rochester and has been practicing since 2008. She attended veterinary school at Ross University in St. Kitts and Oregon State. After veterinary school, Dr. Mueller completed an internship at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services in Rochester. Since completing her internship, Dr. Mueller has been in general practice, where her professional interests include pain management and critical care. In her free time, Dr. Mueller enjoys hiking with her many dogs, her husband Matt and her daughter Lucy. Dr. Mueller also enjoys cooking, gardening, painting and skiing in her free time.
Dr. Vanessa Velez
Dr. Velez was born and raised in Puerto Rico, and is fully bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. She attended the University of Puerto Rico where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in General Science in 1997. She then moved to Ireland and attended the University College Dublin, School of Veterinary Medicine. She was awarded her degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Dr Velez moved to Rochester, NY in 2003 and has been practicing veterinary medicine ever since. Her professional interests include internal medicine, soft-tissue surgery, and feline medicine. Dr Velez loves to travel whenever possible and has been to many countries around the world. She also enjoys spending her free time with her pets Lola, an English bulldog, and Piper, an Irish cat, as well as her friends.