A native of Long Island, Dr. George Kramer’s lifelong dream was to become a veterinarian. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, and the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, where he graduated with honors. After completing a master’s program in molecular biology at Northeastern University in Boston, MA., he entered Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton, MA, where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1986.
In 1985-1986 he also served as Physiology Teaching Fellow at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. After earning his DVM degree, Dr. Kramer completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery followed by a residency in cardiology at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City.
Dr. Kramer is board-certified as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of cardiology. He is the founder and medical director of Atlantic Coast New York Veterinary Specialists in Bohemia, NY, where he also serves as Program Director of the ACVIM-approved Cardiology Residency Program. He is also founder and chief operating officer of Ultravet Mobile, a veterinary mobile ultrasound provider. Since the summer of 2020, Dr. Kramer has been offering cardiology services in Farmingdale, NY as well.
He has professional interests in cardiology, internal medicine, oncology, ultrasonography and echocardiography. In addition to his busy practices, Dr. Kramer has served as ultrasonographer for the Bronx Zoo and Coney Island Aquarium and was appointed Fellow of the Wildlife Conservation Society. New York Magazine has listed Dr. Kramer among the best veterinary cardiologists in the NYC metro area.
Dr. Kramer has lectured locally, nationally and internationally including annual forums of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, International Symposia of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, Veterinary Professional Quest Conferences, Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conferences, Western States Veterinary Conference, University of Paris Veterinary College, Science and Veterinary Medicine College, Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin, Peoples Republic of China, Westchester-Rockland Veterinary Medical Association, New York City Veterinary Medical Association and Long Island Veterinary Medical Association. He has published groundbreaking research on cardiomyopathy, novel interventional techniques and valve disease.