Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.

To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

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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Christopher Slade
Medical Director
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Slade graduated from the University of Pennsylvania school of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After completing an internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey, Dr. Slade moved back to Pittsburgh to run a 24-hour emergency hospital. He then relocated with his wife to New Jersey and joined Edgebrook Animal Hospital as the Medical Director ten years ago. Dr. Slade brings sixteen years of experience and advanced medical and surgical skills to Edgebrook.

In his very limited free time, Dr. Slade enjoys fishing, camping, and nature activities with his wife, Elena, and his two children, Sophia and Michael. His house is filled with an array of small animals: two dogs, Lucy and Zeus; three cats, Jasmine, Stoffies, and George; a sun conure named Mango; Mousie the guinea pig; and Windy the Chinese hamster.

Veterinarians

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.

Administration

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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