Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Old Tappan Veterinary Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

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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Christine Asgar
DVM Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Asgar received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University in 2007. Prior to joining VCA Old Tappan Veterinary Hospital in 2008, Dr. Asgar completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ.

Dr. Asgar considers OTV to be her veterinary home, as it is the first place she worked as an assistant prior to attending vet school. She is a proud mother of three children and enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, reading, and cooking. She currently shares...

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CVPM Hospital Manager

Lillian is the Hospital Manager at Old Tappan Veterinary since September 2019 and has been working in the animal healthcare field since 2008. She moved into veterinary management in 2015 before coming to Old Tappan Veterinary in 2019. Lillian is Fear Free Certified and Hospice and Palliative Care Certified. Lillian has been awarded the 2019 and 2020 Emerging Leadership Recognition through the Veterinary Hospital Manager's Association. She earned her CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) certification in November 2020.

Lillian spends her free time with her 2 children and husband, along with their Boxer, Ubu...

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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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