Meet The Team!

Kenneth Palmer, D.V.M.

Veterinarian & Co-Owner

Dr. Kenneth Palmer was born in New York before moving to South America at a young age. In 1992, Dr. Palmer earned his degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Buenos Aires University. After graduation, he moved to Patagonia where he worked with small animals and farm animals for several years. In 1998, Dr. Palmer returned to the United States where he worked as a veterinary technician at East Hampton Veterinary Group. Once he passed the exams for foreign veterinary graduates, Dr. Palmer was able to begin practicing as a DVM. Since, he continues to work and study as a regular and alternative veterinary medicine practitioner with professional interests in acupuncture, veterinary food therapy, herbal medicine and Tui-Na, which is a traditional Chinese massage therapy.

Paul Hollander, D.V.M.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Paul Hollander is currently a DVM at East Hampton Veterinary Group and former co-owner of the hospital. Originally, Dr. Hollander was an officer in the Marine Corp before enrolling in veterinary school at the University of Bologna, Italy. Following graduation, he practiced as a small animal practitioner in Brooklyn, NY for three years before relocating to Paris where he worked alongside two board-certified surgeons. He later returned to a small animal practice in the United States for ten years, where he became part-owner. Moving back to Europe in 1991, Dr. Hollander worked at a mixed animal practice in the Basque Country in France. After three years, he returned to the United States and started practicing at East Hampton Veterinary Group where he has since dedicated his talents as a veterinary professional.

Nora Kleps, D.V.M.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Nora Kleps graduated from Cornell University in 1992 with a degree in veterinary medicine. She is licensed to practice high-quality veterinary care in New York and Arizona. Dedicated to providing her clients and their pets with the best care, she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and American Association of Equine Practitioners. Along with being an Associate Veterinarian at East Hampton Veterinary Group, Dr. Kleps owns a mobile veterinary practicing serving small animals, mixed animals, and equine. She is a compassionate volunteer on high-volume spay/neuter missions at the Pine Ridge and Navajo Reservations in South Dakota, New Mexico, and Arizona. Her areas of professional interest include dermatology and equine medicine.

William Kuhs, D.V.M.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. William Kuhs became a veterinarian in 2016, driven by his desire to affect change for animals in need. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and, during his studies, he completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center in Middletown, Connecticut. Dr. Kuhs has areas of professional interest in preventative care, as well as secondary interests in wildlife and exotic medicine and disaster response. Originally from the Northshore of Chicago, Dr. Kuhs relocated to East Hampton, New York to practice at East Hampton Veterinary Group in the fall of 2018. His career in veterinary medicine began in 2001 as a veterinary assistant, progressed to a registered veterinary technician in Lousiana and, in between, he worked as a zookeeper and veterinary assistant in the zoo hospital at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Before becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Kuhs went to school for Fine Arts. He still enjoys viewing art in his free time, and he also finds pleasure in reading, gardening, and being active outdoors.