My first review for anything online... but I needed to let this be known for anyone thinking of using Dr Kuhlman or the Gramercy Park Animal hospital...
I brought my new puppy in to have his allergy symptoms analyzed and treated. I had read extensively online to educate myself about my baby's condition. I went in knowing that the vet should take a skin scraping in order to identify if it was allergies or some other skin condition like mites, staph, yeast infection or a mix of these conditions. When I ask specifically for the scrape, Dr Kuhlman told me he would rather treat it before that step. I responded by asking, ""So... you prefer to treat the symptoms without knowing the cause!?"". His response, ""Yes."" Ok... you're the doctor.
After going back and forth to the vet several times and spending a ton of money(I've been out of work for 18 months), my animal's entire back started oozing puss and bleeding and the animal was in pain. I went to the vet in an emergency and saw another vet because Kuhlman was off that day. After demanding that the vet take a skin scraping to figure out what the problem was so it can be treated appropriately, the vet told me that there was NO MICROSCOPE in the office for months so they couldn't analyze anything. I was told Kuhlman was looking into it. That's all I had to hear!!!! I suddenly realized why Kuhlman had been steering me away from the appropriate treatment... He didn't have the equipment to perform the most basic veterinary procedure.
This place is a joke... when they overcharged me for a medication, they gave me a very hard time about refunding my $14. Although, I was told that an office credit could be issued right away... how convenient. I had to wait and call the office manager the following week in order to get the $14 dollar refund because the girl at the desk wasn't authorized to give it to me.
I mean, come on!! It took me 4 visits to figure it out, but I will never return.
Kuhlman's bedside manner is good and he seems to be a nice guy... but not a good vet. I have been a breeder my whole life and have seen my share of vets....