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Meet Our Team

When you step up to our front desk, you become a part of our family. Each and every employee at Oradell Animal Hospital plays a vital role in the care of your pet. Our team of doctors, technicians and support staff, from the phone room, to the front desk, to the exam room, are here to support you.  We are committed to providing you and your pet with the experience you expect and deserve.

Acupuncture

Heather Troyer, DVM, DABVP (Board Specialized in Canine and Feline Practice), CVA, (Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist), CVPP (Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner)

Dr. Troyer graduated from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She completed a one-year internship at the Animal Medical Center in NY, NY from 2001-2002 and joined the staff at Oradell Animal Hospital in 2005 as a member of the general medicine and surgery group. In 2008, Dr. Troyer became board certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine and Feline Practice (general medicine and surgery), which awards specialty certification to practitioners who demonstrate expertise above and beyond what is required to practice veterinary medicine. In 2009, Dr. Troyer helped to create the Oradell CARES program. Oradell CARES is designed to assist families and patients with hospice and care giver support issues through both in-home evaluation and out-patient management. In addition, Dr. Troyer was awarded certification in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida, in 2010, and completed additional curricula in Tui-Na, a unique form of massage specific for Traditional Chinese Medicine. She most recently rounded out her education by becoming a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management in 2014. She practices integrative medicine, especially in cases where quality of life issues are paramount, and practices both out-patient and in-home pain management using both eastern and western techniques. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children, running, and cooking. She frequently writes for medical journals such as Clinician’s Brief and Veterinary Team Brief, and actively promotes continuing education at our hospital through lectures and wet labs, and promotion of student externship programs.

Avian & Exotic Pets

Frank C. Boren, DVM

Dr. Boren graduated from the University Of Florida School Of Veterinary Medicine and has remained on the staff of Oradell Animal Hospital since completing an internship here in small animal medicine and surgery. Dr. Boren has a special interest in exotic and zoo animal medicine. He is the veterinarian for the Bergen County Zoo and is consultant for The James A. McFaul Environmental Center in Wyckoff, New Jersey. Dr. Boren sees appointments at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus and at our Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey office.

Margaret Winter, DVM

Maggie Winter received her DVM from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine and her B.A. from Smith College. During veterinary school, she worked in Cornell University's emergency room as a technician for four years gaining invaluable experience. She also pursued advanced studies in exotic species medicine and emergency medicine. After veterinary school, Maggie completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Oradell Animal Hospital. Her professional interests include sespsis, polytrauma, and exotic species emergencies. During her free time she plays ice hockey, capoeira, and enjoys exploring Hoboken with her goldendoodle Butters.

Cardiology

Donald Schrope, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Schrope received his veterinary degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Afterwards he completed an internship and a residency program in cardiology at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, He has been chief of cardiology at Oradell Animal Hospital since 2002. He was the first full-time board certified cardiologist in New Jersey. Dr. Schrope's special interests include the identification and treatment of feline and canine congenital heart disease. He has authored multiple publications and book chapters on subjects such as balloon vavuloplasty for the treatment of pulmonic stenosis in cats as well as dogs, identification and treatment of pulmonary hypertension, atrial septal defects, atrioventricular block in dogs, and the effects of non-cardiac disease on the heart.

Amanda Griglak, DVM

Dr. Griglak received her DVM from Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her Bachelor's degree at Rutgers University. Her special interests include cardiology and internal medicine.

Clinical Nutrition

Laura Eirmann, DVM, Diplomate ACVN (Nutrition)

Dr. Eirmann graduated from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then practiced at Cornell University Companion Animal Hospital where she focused on preventative medicine and routine healthcare. She joined the general medicine staff at Oradell Animal Hospital in 1998 and developed a strong interest in veterinary nutrition. She completed a residency in clinical nutrition under the supervision of veterinary nutritionists at University of Pennsylvania, Tufts University, and Angell Memorial Animal Hospital and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. She is responsible for overseeing the nutritional support of hospitalized patients at Oradell, consults with Oradell clinicians regarding the nutritional needs of their patients, and provides out patient consultation appointments for clients seeking dietary recommendatons for their healthy or ill pets. Dr. Eirmann also works for Nestle Purina in addition to her part-time clinical appointments at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dinallo GK, Poplarski JA, Van Deventer GM, Eirmann LA, Wakshlag JJ. A Survey of feeding, activity, supplement use and energy consumption in North American agility dogs. J Nutr Sci 2017 6 e45. Eirmann L. Nutritional Assessment. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 2016 :46(5) :855-867. Whitehead K, Cortes Y, Eirmann L. Gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders in critically ill dogs and cats. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2016 26(2) :234-253. Eirmann L. Esophagostomy feeding tubes in dogs and cats. In Chan, DL., editor : Nutritional Management of Hospitalized Small Animals. 2015. West Sussex, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Eirmann LA. Diet- or patient-induced adverse reaction to food. In Cote, E., editor: Clinical Veterinary Advisor Dogs & Cats, 3rd ed. 2015. St. Louis, Elsevier. Eirmann LA. Food allergy, gastrointestinal. In Cote, E., editor: Clinical Veterinary Advisor Dogs & Cats, 3rd ed. 2015. St. Louis, Elsevier. Eirmann LA, Michel KE: Enteral nutrition. In Silverstein DC, Hopper, K., editors: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd ed. 2014. St. Louis, Elsevier. Michel KE, Eirmann LA: Parenteral nutrition. In Silverstein DC, Hopper, K., editors: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd ed. 2014. St. Louis, Elsevier. Peterson ME, Eirmann L. Dietary Management of Feline Endocrine Disease. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 2014 :44(4) :775-788. Laflamme DP, Izquierdo O, Eirmann L, Binder S. Myths and Misperceptions about Ingredients Used in Commercial Pet Foods. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 2014 :44(4) :689-698. Eirmann L, Cowell C, Thompson L. Pet food safety : The roles of government, manufacturers, and veterinarians. Compend Contin Educ Vet 2012 ; 34(1) : E1-3. Eirmann LA, Freeman, LM, Laflamme DP, Michel KE, Satyaraj E. Comparison of adipokine concentrations and markers of inflammation in obese versus lean dogs. Int J Appl Res Vet Med 2009 ;7(4):196-205. Eirmann LA, Michel KE: Enteral nutrition. In Silverstein DC, Hopper, K., editors: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine. 2008. St. Louis, Elsevier. Michel KE, Eirmann LA: Parenteral nutrition. In Silverstein DC, Hopper, K., editors: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2008. St. Louis, Elsevier.

Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Donna Bucciarelli, DVM

Dr. Bucciarelli is a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship at Oradell Animal Hospital. She is most interested in emergency and critical care medicine and dentistry. Her interests include cooking, swimming, yoga and travel. Donna is a member of the New Jersey Medical Reserve Corps (NJMRC). Donna volunteers her time and professional expertise to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies. MRC volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources.

Carol Carberry, DVM, Diplomate, ACVS (Surgery)

Dr. Carberry received her veterinary degree at Cornell University. She completed an internship in general medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and then a surgical residency at Cornell University. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Carberry has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and has been at Oradell Animall Hospital since 1987. Her spare time is spent mostly outdoors, where she cycles, runs and canoes.

Lori Siracuse-Parker, VMD

Dr. Lori Siracuse-Parker is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her internship in general medicine at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dr. Siracuse-Parker is a member of our general medicine and dentistry services in our Fort Lee clinic. Dr. Siracuse-Parker enjoys working with small mammals. She and her husband have two children and share their home with 2 dogs, 2 cats and a parrot.

Dermatology

Daniel G. Bowden, DVM, DACVD

Dr Bowden is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and is a Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist. Dr Bowden graduated with a veterinary degree from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY, followed by a specialty internship in dermatology at the University of Illinois, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Champaign-Urbana, IL. Dr. Bowden then completed residency training in dermatology at the University of California, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in Davis, CA.

Emergency/Critical Care

Kristi Gannon, DVM, Diplomate, ACVECC (Emergency/Critical Care), ECC Director

Dr. Gannon graduated from Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital. She completed a three year residency in emergency and critical care medicine at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston. Dr. Gannon is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, and is the Director of Emergency/Critical Care Services at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dr. Gannon also supervises the emergency and critical care residency program which requires 3 years of training and ensures eligibility for board certification. Dr. Gannon enjoys reading, traveling and playing with her dog Maya and cat Olive. Dr. Gannon is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, and is the Director of Emergency/Critical Care Services at Oradell Animal Hospital. As Director she supervises the entire ECC team which is staffed by veterinarians and certified technicians with advanced training. They provide around the clock care for each patient and utilize a variety of advanced monitoring and diagnostic tools. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dr. Gannon also supervises the emergency and critical care residency program which requires 3 years of training and ensures eligibility for board certification. Dr. Gannon enjoys reading, traveling and playing with her dog Maya and cat Zoe.

Yonaira Cortes, DVM, Diplomate, ACVECC (Emergency/Critical Care)

Dr. Cortes graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then completed a three year residency in emergency and critical care medicine at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston before joining the emergency/critical care service at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dr. Cortes is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She has special interests in metabolic emergencies, trauma and pain management. When not at work or with family and friends, she enjoys reading, practicing yoga and spending time with her two cats, Gordon and Pablo, and her dog, Stitch. Yonaira Cortes Publications & Contributions

Pamela Fettig, DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Fettig graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery followed by a three year residency in critical care and emergency medicine at Oradell Animal Hospital. She has worked at specialty hospitals in Connecticut and Manhattan. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Her special interests include acute kidney injury, traumatic brain injury, polytraumas, and coagulopathies. She enjoys and spending time with her husband, her Labrador Sara, and 4 cats. She also enjoys horseback riding and competes with her horse Super. Fettig PK, Bailey DB, Gannon KM. Determination of strong ion gap in healthy dogs. J of Vet Emerg Crit Care 2012; Vol 22 (4): pp 447-452 Fettig PK, Tobias AH, Heller LJ, Apple FS, Sharkey LC, Genetic predispositionto cardiovascular disease potentiates doxorubicin toxicity during pregnancy. Journal ofFederation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2006; 20: A1188 Fettig PK, Traumatic Brain Injury: Overview, Treatment Plan, and Team Roles. Veterinary Team Brief, October 2015 Fettig PK, Endotracheal Intubation: Preparation can be Life Saving. Veterinary Team Brief, March 2015

Melissa Armstrong, VMD

Dr. Armstrong grew up in Rockland County, NY. She received her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University and her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Armstrong’s professional interests include general practice and ophthalmology. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and kayaking with her dog Sammy, birdwatching, and wildlife photography.

Anne Brodsky, DVM

Dr. Brodsky is a graduate of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. She completed a year of internship training at Oradell Animal Hospital and is now a member of our Emergency/Critical Care team. Dr. Brodsky enjoys spending time with her son, her dog Morgan Merriweather and her cat Tigre. Her interests include running, hiking, traveling and reading.

Donna Bucciarelli, DVM

Dr. Bucciarelli is a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship at Oradell Animal Hospital. She is most interested in emergency and critical care medicine and dentistry. Her interests include cooking, swimming, yoga and travel. Donna is a member of the New Jersey Medical Reserve Corps (NJMRC). Donna volunteers her time and professional expertise to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies. MRC volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources.

Veronica Canizo, DVM

Dr. Veronica Canizo is originally from Cliffside Park, NJ. She completed her veterinary degree at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and received her BS in Biology from Seton Hall University. Her professional interests include emergency and critical care medicine. In her free time, Dr. Canizo enjoys traveling, playing piano, attending various concerts and Broadway shows, as well as cuddling up next to her five dogs and two cats.

Danika Chambers, DVM

Dr. Danika Chambers earned her DVM from Colorado State University and practiced in Indiana and Colorado before joining us here in NJ. Her clinical interests include toxicology, metabolic diseases and trauma management.

Yung Yung Chan,

Dr. Yung Yung Chan earned her veterinary degree from the Ohio State University of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Chan has a special interest in emergency/critical care medicine. She enjoys hiking, playing piano, reading and spending time with her cats Sebby and Plue.

Elizabeth DiPaola, DVM

Dr. Elizabeth DiPaola received her bachelor's degree from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry and her veterinary degree from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has a special interest in neurology. Dr. DiPaola is an avid Syracuse University sports fan, and enjoys spending downtime with her two Mini Schnauzers and two rabbits.​

Jennifer Ebel,

Dr. Jennifer Ebel was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. After living in Arizona for 4 years for vet school, she is ecstatic to be returning to her home state. She completed her veterinary degree with honors at Midwestern University. Dr. Ebel has a strong interest and passion for emergency medicine and critical care. Outside of veterinary medicine, she loves staying active with crossfit, hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends and her cat named Pusheen.

Jeremy Eule, DVM

Dr. Jeremy Eule grew up in Long Island, NY and graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a B.S. in Physiologic Science. Dr. Eule earned a DVM degree from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has a strong interest in internal medicine and the prospect of practice ownership. In his free time, Dr. Eule enjoys listening to music, running and trying new and exciting craft beers.

Mallori Fitzgerald, MVB

Dr. Fitzgerald received her bachelor’s degree from Marymount Manhattan College and her veterinary degree from the University College Dublin. Dr. Fitzgerald has a special interest in emergency medicine. In her free time she enjoys theater and dance. Dr. Fitzgerald also loves all Chihuahuas equally!

Fabrice Fosset, DVM

Dr. Fabrice Fosset earned his veterinary degree from the University of Liege, School of Veterinary Medicine in Belgium, and practiced for two years in the ICU at the University of Liege. He has completed a small animal rotation internship at the University of Montreal in Canada, and a small animal emergency and critical care internship at the University of Illinois. After completion of a Master’s degree in pharmaco-immunotoxicology at the University of Illinois, he completed a small animal emergency and critical care internship at the University of California as well as a certification in veterinary extracorporeal therapies. His special interests include trauma, CPR, transfusion medicine, and extracorporeal therapies. Dr. Fosset spend his free time with two Spanish Greyhounds, a French Bulldog, and three cats. He enjoys singing, archery, and horse riding.

Megan Freeman, DVM

Dr. Freeman graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine with a strong interest in Zoological Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degrees in zoology and poultry science from North Carolina State University. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include hiking, reading books, watching movies, running, traveling and spending time with her pets.

Amira Guerrero, DVM

Dr. Guerrero received her Bachelors in Equine Science and Biology from Centenary College, NJ and her DVM from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her special interests include ophthalmology and surgery. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her pup Leonardo, who she rescued from the Caribbean

Rebecca Handlin, DVM

Dr. Rebecca Handlin earned her DVM from the University Of Florida College Of Veterinary Medicine. Her special interests include ophthalmology and feline medicine. Dr. Handlin, a native of New Jersey, enjoys cooking, winter sports and watching movies with her two cats, Abby and Bluebell.

Arielle Higgins, DVM

Dr. Higgins grew up in Long Island, NY and graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Animal Sciences. Dr. Higgins earned a DVM from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine and is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Health through the University of Minnesota. She has a strong interest in emergency medicine and feline friendly handling. In her free time, Dr. Higgins enjoys spending time with her dog and two cats as well as trying out new recipes and local restaurants.

Megan Julian, VMD

Dr. Julian is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital. Following her internship she joined our emergency/critical care team. Dr. Julian has a special interest in handling challenging endocrine and trauma emergencies.

Mara Kraenzlin, VMD

Dr. Mara Kraenzlin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship at BluePearl Veterinary Specialists in New York City. Mara has a special interest in Emergency and Critical Care. In her spare time she enjoys the beach, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. She has a dog named Bodhi and a cat named Petrie.

Emma LaVigne, DVM

Dr. LaVigne completed her veterinary degree at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut. Her interests in veterinary medicine are broad and include general practice, internal medicine, surgery, and emergency. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and riding her horse, Sunny. She also has two cats named Ziggy and Marley.

Julie Lee, VMD

Dr. Lee grew up in Edgewater, NJ and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She loves to spend time with her family and friends, as well as , her dog and 3 cats. Dr. Lee sees emergencies in our Paramus location and general medicine appointments in Fort Lee.


Christina Lucanie, DVM

Dr. Christina Lucanie received her Veterinary degree from Ross University and finished her clinical year at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include reading, baking, and relaxing with her family and friends. She also enjoys spending time with her horse, Sissy, and snuggling with her two cats, Binx and Pepe. She is interested in going into mixed animal general practice in the future.

Jennifer Murphy, VMD

Dr. Jennifer E. Murphy was raised in horse country New Jersey and always had a passion for animal care. She achieved a Master's in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University after completion of her bachelor's degree from Syracuse University. During that period, Dr. Murphy aided in horse-assisted therapy with children and felt a drive to pursue her dream of veterinary medicine. Shortly after, Dr. Murphy graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with her veterinary medical degree. She completed a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital after graduation. After her internship, Dr. Murphy continued practicing emergency medicine at a local New Jersey hospital before returning to Oradell Animal Hospital as an emergency clinician. Dr. Murphy has strong interests in cardiology, surgery and trauma. In her free time, Dr. Murphy is an equestrian, long distance runner and part-time yogi. She owns a tenacious patterdale terrier named Nova Scotia and a thoroughbred named Renny.

Brian O'Malley, DVM

Dr. O'Malley attended Siena College for undergraduate studies and then attended Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. O'Malley enjoys running with his Labrador retriever Penelope, hiking and cooking.

Jaimee Perlmutter, DVM

Dr. Perlmutter grew up in Bergen County, NJ. She received a B.S. in Biology from Dickinson College and competed on the equestrian team. She received her DVM from Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine in Southern California. Her interests include both surgery and emergency medicine. In Dr. Perlmutter’s free time she enjoys horseback riding, going to the gym, and spending time with family, friends and pets, Xena the American Staffordshire Terrier and Lionel, her black cat.

Katie Reynolds, DVM

Dr. Reynolds received her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. While she enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine, her specific interests include emergency medicine and cardiology. Dr. Reynolds spends her spare time practicing yoga and playing with her cat Levon.

Callie Rich, DVM

Dr. Callie Rich is originally from Los Angeles, California. She completed her veterinary degree at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also completed her bachelor's degree in Animal Science at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Dr. Rich has a special interest in zoo and exotic animal medicine. In her free time, she enjoys karate, rock climbing, hiking, reading books, creative writing, and serving as a climbing surface for her rosy boa.

Leah Soderman, DVM

Dr. Leah Soderman attended undergrad in upstate NY and earned her DVM at Kansas State University. Her special interested emergency medicine and internal medicine. She loves to travel and be outdoors, and spends her spare time with family, friends and her three dogs.

Erica Swanke, DVM

Dr. Swanke graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completing an internship at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University she joined the emergency/critical care team at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dr. Swanke enjoys reading and spending quality time with friends, family and her pets.

Katherine Tallaj, DVM

Dr. Katherine Tallaj graduated from Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology at Montclair State University. Her special interests include internal medicine and neurology. She enjoys working out, playing sports, traveling, and spending time with her friends, family, two cats (Ponyo and Director Fury) and two German Shepherds (Buck and Pearl).

Margaret Winter, DVM

Maggie Winter received her DVM from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine and her B.A. from Smith College. During veterinary school, she worked in Cornell University's emergency room as a technician for four years gaining invaluable experience. She also pursued advanced studies in exotic species medicine and emergency medicine. After veterinary school, Maggie completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Oradell Animal Hospital. Her professional interests include sespsis, polytrauma, and exotic species emergencies. During her free time she plays ice hockey, capoeira, and enjoys exploring Hoboken with her goldendoodle Butters.
Internal Medicine

Alyssa Chandler, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Chandler grew up in Aurora, New York and completed her undergraduate degree at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire. She earned her DVM at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Chandler completed a small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and a residency in internal medicine at Cornell. Dr. Chandler is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her special interests include infectious disease and immune mediated disease. She has two cats, Gracie and Violet.

Mary Ann Crawford, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Crawford received her DVM degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. After additional training at The Animal Medical Center and Michigan State University, she achieved board certification in the specialty of Internal Medicine. She was Professor and Head of the Medicine Department at Louisiana State University College of Veterinary Medicine before coming to Oradell Animal Hospital in 1986. Dr. Crawford is a past president of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and a past president of the Northern New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association. She was awarded "Distinguished Alumnus" from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and in 2004 "Outstanding Alumnus" from the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She is also the recipient of the 1997 Friskies Pet Care Award for Feline Medicine and Nutrition given for outstanding clinical research in the area of feline hepatic lipidosis. Dr. Crawford has been involved in a number of clinical research projects and continues to volunteer for the state, currently acting as chair of the Education Committee of the New Jersey Veterinary Foundation. In her free time she spends time with her family and enjoys swimming and participating in community activities.

Deborah Hall, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Hall received her DVM degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a general internship at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Hall, Deborah, “Hepatocutaneous Syndrome in Shih Tzus, JAVMA, Vol248, No.7, Pp802-813, April 2, 2016

John Lucy, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Lucy grew up in Ocean County, and developed a fondness for working with animals at an early age. After completing his undergraduate training at Rutgers University, he traveled to upstate New York and received his DVM from Cornell’s world-renowned College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his rotating internship in medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and residency in small animal internal medicine at Cornell. Dr. Lucy's medical interests include endocrinology, hepatology, immune-mediated disorders and minimally invasive diagnostics and therapeutics. Dr. Lucy is the director of our Radioiodine Clinic for the treatment of hyperthyroid cats. He was the 2015 recipient of the Society for Comparative Endocrinology’s early career award and his research on feline hyperthyroidism was awarded the prestigious Oxford Award for clinical endocrine publication of the year in 2018. In his spare time, Dr. Lucy enjoys running, swimming, travel and watching copious amounts of HGTV.

Dara Zerrenner, VMD, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Zerrenner received her Veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and completed her residency in internal medicine at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Zerenner is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her professional interests include endocrinology, gastroenterology and nephrology. She loves spending time with her two children and pets. She enjoys travelling anywhere there is a beach!

Neurology

Kerry Bailey, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Neurology)

Dr. Bailey received her DVM from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine, completed an internship at Long Island Veterinary Specialists and a residency in Neurology at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the ACVIM in Neurology. Dr. Bailey enjoys photography, cooking and baking. She has two cats, Laverne and Shirley.

Michaela Esteban, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Dr. Esteban received her DVM degree from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a one year medical and surgical internship at Oradell Animal Hospital and then she completed a 3 year residency at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine in Neurology and Neurosurgery. She is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Neurology. Dr. Esteban lives with her husband, and two dogs Naia and Caruso. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, skiing and cooking.

Ophthalmology

Michael H. Brown, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVO (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Brown received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1992 and then performed a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After returning to Kansas State University for a comparative ophthalmology residency, he received a Master of Science degree for his biochemical study of animal tears. Dr. Brown became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1996, when he started the ophthalmology practice in Little Falls, NJ. Dr. Brown’s special interests include diseases of the cornea, corneal surgery, intraocular surgery, diseases of the retina, ophthalmic photography and the role of oxidative stress and nutrition on diseases of the eye. He has written numerous scientific papers and is a noted national lecturer throughout the country, providing veterinary ophthalmology continuing education for veterinarians and technicians. Dr. Brown consults closely with research organizations to help improve ocular health and vision in animals and people.

Oncology

Stephen Brenn, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Brenn received his DVM degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. He then completed an internship at the New Haven Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine and remained in Connecticut to live and practice general medicine. He completed a three year residency in oncology at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Brenn enjoys music, sports, and spending time with his two sons.

Dennis Bailey, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Bailey received his DVM from Cornell University, completed an internship at North Carolina State University, and a residency in Oncology at Cornell University. He is a Diplomate of the ACVIM in Oncology, and he spent the last two years on the clinical faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University. Dr. Bailey's professional interests include managing chemotherapy and pain management. He enjoys playing tennis and watching football. (Buffalo Bills). He has two cats, Laverne and Shirley.

Physical Rehabilitation

June Hacker-Traiger, VMD, CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner

Dr. Hacker graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and remained on staff. She enjoys working with exotic animals. She sees appointments at both Oradell Animal Hospital and our Ft. Lee, New Jersey office. Dr. Hacker's hobbies include reading and bicycling. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Primary Care

Rita Angelo, VMD

Dr. Angelo graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine where she also completed her internship in small animal medicine and surgery. After completion of internship she joined Oradell Animal Hospital as a general practitioner. Dr. Angelo enjoys general medicine and is a senior staff doctor at our Fort Lee, New Jersey office. She also sees appointments at our hospital in Paramus.

Frank C. Boren, DVM

Dr. Boren graduated from the University Of Florida School Of Veterinary Medicine and has remained on the staff of Oradell Animal Hospital since completing an internship here in small animal medicine and surgery. Dr. Boren has a special interest in exotic and zoo animal medicine. He is the veterinarian for the Bergen County Zoo and is consultant for The James A. McFaul Environmental Center in Wyckoff, New Jersey. Dr. Boren sees appointments at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus and at our Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey office.

Dara Hofstadter, DVM

Dr. Hofstadter attended Ramapo College of New Jersey, Seton Hall University School of Law, and The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Her special interests include internal and geriatric medicine. She enjoys painting, drawing, eating out, and going to concerts with friends. She is involved with a small animal rescue organization and loves spending time with her three rescue dogs, Pearl, Cookie and Mr. Midnight, and two birds. Dr. Hofstadter practices in our Paramus and Hasbrouck Heights locations.

Jamie DeSantis, VMD

Dr. DeSantis graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. He completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dr. DeSantis' interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine, endocrinology, and toxicology. He also enjoys skiing, fly fishing, Tae Kwon Do, and Tough Mudder races. Dr. DeSantis sees appointments at the Paramus office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and at the Fort Lee office on Thursdays.

Joseph DeSanto, DVM

Dr. DeSanto graduated from The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital. He then joined the staff upon completion of his internship. Dr. DeSanto enjoys internal medicine and veterinary dentistry. He is one of the founding veterinarians of Bergen County's Animal Emergency Preparedness Program. Dr. DeSanto loves to travel and experience new cuisine. He sees appointments at Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus and in our Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey office.

John DeVries

June Hacker-Traiger, VMD, CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner

Dr. Hacker graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and remained on staff. She enjoys working with exotic animals. She sees appointments at both Oradell Animal Hospital and our Ft. Lee, New Jersey office. Dr. Hacker's hobbies include reading and bicycling. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Tanya Karlecke, DVM

Dr. Karlecke received her Bachelor of Science degree in pre-veterinary medicine from Mercy College in 2000. She went on to earn her degree of veterinary medicine at Iowa State University in 2006 where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Karlecke then completed a small animal rotating internship at Oradell Animal Hospital, and she has been employed by us since completing the program. Dr. Karlecke's professional interests include emergency and general practice medicine. In her free time, she volunteers with the Newark Pet Health Community, enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her husband, two children, two German Shepherds and three cats.

Julie Lee, VMD

Dr. Lee grew up in Edgewater, NJ and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She loves to spend time with her family and friends, as well as , her dog and 3 cats. Dr. Lee sees emergencies in our Paramus location and general medicine appointments in Fort Lee.

Marisa Palmer, VMD

Dr. Palmer received her undergraduate degree in Biology from New York University and her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include oncology, internal medicine, and general practice. In her free time she enjoys attending concerts and music festivals, and spending time with her English Labrador, Finn

Ross Koenig, DVM

Dr. Koenig graduated from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed an internship in small companion medicine at Oradell Animal Hospital and remained on staff. Dr. Koenig sees appointments at both Oradell Animal Hospital and our Ft. Lee, New Jersey office.

Reena Shah, DVM (I-131)

Dr. Shah graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and since then has remained on staff. Dr. Shah is involved with Oradell Animal Hospital's radioactive iodine program for the treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats. She likes to cook and spend time with her family.

Lori Siracuse-Parker, VMD

Dr. Lori Siracuse-Parker is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her internship in general medicine at Oradell Animal Hospital. Dr. Siracuse-Parker is a member of our general medicine and dentistry services in our Fort Lee clinic. Dr. Siracuse-Parker enjoys working with small mammals. She and her husband have two children and share their home with 2 dogs, 2 cats and a parrot.

Heather Troyer, DVM, DABVP (Board Specialized in Canine and Feline Practice), CVA, (Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist), CVPP (Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner)

Dr. Troyer graduated from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She completed a one-year internship at the Animal Medical Center in NY, NY from 2001-2002 and joined the staff at Oradell Animal Hospital in 2005 as a member of the general medicine and surgery group. In 2008, Dr. Troyer became board certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine and Feline Practice (general medicine and surgery), which awards specialty certification to practitioners who demonstrate expertise above and beyond what is required to practice veterinary medicine. In 2009, Dr. Troyer helped to create the Oradell CARES program. Oradell CARES is designed to assist families and patients with hospice and care giver support issues through both in-home evaluation and out-patient management. In addition, Dr. Troyer was awarded certification in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida, in 2010, and completed additional curricula in Tui-Na, a unique form of massage specific for Traditional Chinese Medicine. She most recently rounded out her education by becoming a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management in 2014. She practices integrative medicine, especially in cases where quality of life issues are paramount, and practices both out-patient and in-home pain management using both eastern and western techniques. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children, running, and cooking. She frequently writes for medical journals such as Clinician’s Brief and Veterinary Team Brief, and actively promotes continuing education at our hospital through lectures and wet labs, and promotion of student externship programs.

Radioactive Iodine Therapy - I131

John Lucy, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Lucy grew up in Ocean County, and developed a fondness for working with animals at an early age. After completing his undergraduate training at Rutgers University, he traveled to upstate New York and received his DVM from Cornell’s world-renowned College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his rotating internship in medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and residency in small animal internal medicine at Cornell. Dr. Lucy's medical interests include endocrinology, hepatology, immune-mediated disorders and minimally invasive diagnostics and therapeutics. Dr. Lucy is the director of our Radioiodine Clinic for the treatment of hyperthyroid cats. He was the 2015 recipient of the Society for Comparative Endocrinology’s early career award and his research on feline hyperthyroidism was awarded the prestigious Oxford Award for clinical endocrine publication of the year in 2018. In his spare time, Dr. Lucy enjoys running, swimming, travel and watching copious amounts of HGTV.

Reena Shah, DVM (I-131)

Dr. Shah graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and since then has remained on staff. Dr. Shah is involved with Oradell Animal Hospital's radioactive iodine program for the treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats. She likes to cook and spend time with her family.

Surgery

Carol Carberry, DVM, Diplomate, ACVS (Surgery)

Dr. Carberry received her veterinary degree at Cornell University. She completed an internship in general medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital and then a surgical residency at Cornell University. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Carberry has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and has been at Oradell Animall Hospital since 1987. Her spare time is spent mostly outdoors, where she cycles, runs and canoes.

Arthur A. Fettig, DVM, Diplomate, ACVS (Surgery)

Dr. Fettig received his DVM from Purdue University. He completed a general internship at the University of Georgia and completed a small animal surgery residency at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. Dr. Fettig is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is experienced in both general and orthopedic surgery. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife Pam, who is also a veterinarian, and doing projects around their farm. They share their home with their dog Sara, four cats (Theodore, Bartholomew, Miley, and Oliver), four donkeys (Napoleon, Beau, Oliver, and Princess), and a small flock of chickens.

Jonathan Miller, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVS (Surgery)

Dr. Miller received his DVM degree from the University of Illinois, completed a rotating internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College, a surgical internship in Houston, and completed a residency in surgery at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Miller has interests in both general and orthopedic surgery with a special interest in laparoscopy and arthroscopy.