Dr. MJ Hamilton, D.V.M.,DACVIM

Dr. MJ Hamilton, D.V.M.,DACVIM

Oncology

MJ Hamilton, D.V.M.,DACVIM attended Colorado State University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.  Following veterinary school he moved to Las Vegas where he spent two years in general practice, particularly interested in oncology, behavior and theriogenology.  Dr. Hamilton went on to complete a residency in medical oncology at Michigan State University Center for Comparative Oncology.  In addition to practicing medical oncology he also serves on the board of directors for the Dogue de Bordeaux society and also serves as the chairman of their health committee.

Dr. Cathryn M. Calia, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Cathryn M. Calia, DVM, DACVIM

Ultrasonography & Internal Medicine

Cathryn M. Calia, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine), completed her residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York in 1995 and was board certified in internal medicine in 1996. She has been practicing as a veterinary internist in New Jersey since that time. She has years of experience in the diagnosis and care of patients with complicated medical conditions and in performing diagnostic ultrasound examinations, biopsy and fine needle aspirate procedures. Her experience, compassion, and training as an internist make her a valuable resource for guiding patient management and therapy as well as in performing diagnostic imaging, bone marrow biopsy, laboratory work, and cytological interpretation. Her clinical publications include a recent article on the diagnosis and care of cats with lymphoma published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Dr. Anjilla Cooley DVM, MS

Dr. Anjilla Cooley DVM, MS

Orthopedic & Soft Tissue Surgeon

Anjilla Cooley DVM, MS is a 1992 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Cooley completed an internship at the University of Missouri of Columbia, and her surgical residency and Masters degree at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. A native of the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Cooley has taught principles in asepsis, anesthesia, and abdominal surgery to junior and senior veterinary students at Cornell University for three years. She has done extensive research in canine urethral healing after trauma. Her areas of interest include urogenital surgery and head and neck surgery.

Dr. Wendy Ross DVM, DACVS

Dr. Wendy Ross DVM, DACVS

Orthopedic & Soft Tissue Surgeon

Wendy Ross DVM, DACVS  is a 1986 graduate of Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a native of New Jersey who graduated from Montclair High School in 1978. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Northwestern New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association, and Metropolitan New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Ross has completed many continuing education courses to offer your pets the best care possible. She has been a guest speaker for the Biomedical Careers Summer Program at Montclair State University, participated in the Mentorship program and Career Day at the Sojourner Truth Middle School and was a guest speaker on Channel 12’s “Pet Stop” program. Her publications include “Evaluation of an Omental Pedicle Extension Technique.” Veterinary Surgery, 22(1);37-43, 1993.

Dr. Christopher Thacher

Dr. Christopher Thacher

Orthopedic & Soft Tissue Surgeon

Dr. Christopher Thacher received his veterinary degree from the University of California (Davis) in 1980.  He completed both an internship in small animal medicine and surgery residency at The Animal Medical Center.  Dr. Thacher first joined the staff of Red Bank Veterinary Hospital (Tinton Falls) in 2001 after serving as the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at The Animal Medical Center from 1986-1993. He is well-regarded among the referral community and has a reputation for surgical excellence and teaching as he has overseen the education of many rotating interns and surgery residents.