Our Team

The entire staff at Closter Animal Hospital are compassionate and dedicated individuals whose goal is to deliver only the very best service for you and your pet. From the moment you and your pet arrive, we strive to make your visit a positive experience and that you receive warm, friendly, welcoming, and efficient care.

We hope you will take a moment to explore the biographies of our staff to learn more about them. Like you, our staff members are pet lovers and take pet health very seriously. They have had years of training and experience in companion animal medicine and their mission is to help your pet get well and stay happy and healthy for life. Many of our staff have worked together as colleagues for over ten years and consider our hospital members family.

We work together equally as a team to create a warm and welcoming experience for you and your pet. Please don't hesitate to let us know at any time, how we can be of assistance to you and your pet!

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Michael Maida
Medical Director

Dr. Michael Maida graduated from the University of Bologna in Bologna, Italy, in 1978. He completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City from July 1978 to September 1979, and on September 1st, 1979, he started practicing at Closter Animal Hospital. This was the culmination of a goal that he had pursued from the time he was a freshman in high school––to work as a veterinarian for dogs and cats in an efficient, friendly and warm animal hospital, offering excellent medical care and services with the support of a caring well knit staff who shares his love for animals.

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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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