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On behalf of our entire staff, welcome to Quakertown Veterinary Clinic. Our staff understands that most pet owners consider their animals family members. We understand the special responsibility that comes from your having trust in us to treat your animal.

Our Staff


Our hospital staff includes the following doctors, together totaling over 90 years of experience!


Large Animal Veterinarians


Randy Bimes, D.V.M., Partner

Education: D.V.M. University of Illinois, 1986
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1986
Special Interests: Equine medicine and surgery
My Pets: horse, 2 dogs and 2 cats
Other Interests: sailing and woodworking
 
Arlen Wilbers, D.V.M.

Emphasis on pot-bellied pigs
Education: D.V.M. Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1987
Special Interests: small ruminants and pot-bellied pigs
My Pets: 2 German Shepherds and 1 cat  
 
Susie Lutz, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. Purdue University, 2004
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2004
Special Interests: Equine theriogenology and Equine neonatology
My pets: Four horses: Hammy (QH), Stoli (Draft X), Paducah (QH) & Toby (Morgan X), one dog: Banana, a yellow lab; five cats and many chickens!
Other Interests: Trail Riding
 

Brad Scheuch, D.V.M., D.A.C.V.S.   Board Certified Large Animal Surgeon

Education: Washington State Univ., College of Vet. Medicine (1993), Board Cert. Large Animal Surgeon, Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners certified in Equine Practice.  
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2009
Special Interests: Equine sports medicine, particularly complex lameness diagnosis and treatment. I enjoy the challenge of helping my equine patients achieve their athletic potential.  
My Pets: 1 cat "Frank"
Other interests: camping, hiking, skiing, fishing & spending time with family.

 
Jennifer Murphy, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. The Ohio State University, 2012
Years at Quakertown Vet Clinic: 2012
Special Interests: Theriogenology, food animal medicine and surgery, equine lameness and metabolic diseases
My Pets: One dog “Lyla”,  two cats “Ted” and "Mrs. Claws", and a horse "Visa".
Other Interests: Dressage, jumping, trail riding, and TaeKwon-Do.
 
Amy Santonastaso, V.M.D.

Education:  V.M.D. Univ. of Pennsylvania 2011, M.S. Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 2016.  
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2016
Special Interests:Equine Lameness and Podiatry, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
My Pets: 2 cats, Reginald (Reggie) and Thomas.
Other Interests: Hiking, rock climbing, reading.
 
Lindsay Hetrick, D.V.M.

Education:  D.V.M. Iowa State University, 2016.  
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2016
Special Interests:Bovine and small ruminant medicine & surgery, food animal reproduction, milk quality
My Pets: 2 horses (Turbo & HP) and an abundance of cows
Other Interests: The outdoors, gardening, working on the family dairy.
 
Veronica Pickens, D.V.M.
Mixed Animal Practitioner

Education:  Graduated from Ontario Veterinary College; Externship program at Quakertown Veterinary Clinic in Summer 2017.                     
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2017
Special Interests: Mixed animal medicine, particularly small ruminants, pet pigs and companion animal behavior - she's excited to spend her time in both the small and large animal hospitals. 
My Pets: 1 dog
Other Interests: hiking and nature walking
 

 

Small Animal Veterinarians

                               
Samuel Geller, V.M.D., Partner

Education:  V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1985
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1985
Special Interests: Dermatology & Allergies, Cardiology & Clinical Drug Trials
My Pets: 3 horses, 3 dogs and 5 cats
"I consider all cases a partnership between the doctor & the pet owner to prevent & treat disease in their beloved pets.  I love all the challenges of problem solving in veterinary medicine." 

 
Nancy Barin, V.M.D.

Education: V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1990
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1990
Special Interests:  Star Trek and collecting miniatures
My Pets: 2 Chihuahuas, 2 Rat Terriers, an Arabian horse and 2 cats.

 
Cortney Zeledon (née Bower), V.M.D.

Education: V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2013
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2013
Special Interests: Surgery
My Pets: dog, cat, rabbit, and chickens
Other Interests: skiing, SCUBA diving, running, soccer, knitting

 
Nicole Cilli, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. St. George's University, 2015; Residency in Emergency & Critical Care at University of Pennsylvania 
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2018 
Special Interests: Transfusion Medicine, Endoscopy and Interventional Radiology
My Pets: two dogs, Onyx and Nermal.
Other Interests: travel, yoga and wine tasting.

 
Joseph Consigli, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. Cornell University 1998; Internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital 1998-1999
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1999
Special Interest: Rhinoscopy, Surgery, Internal Medicine.
My Pets: Three cats: "Tori", "Smokey" and "Patches"
Other Interests: Spending time with my children, Ben, Sean an Mia, and my wife, Monica; Gardening.  
 
Leann Wright, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. Kansas State University
Years at Quakertown Vet: 2009
Special Interests: Feline medicine, infectious diseases, emergency med.
My Pets: Cats "Ellie" & "Tandi", a Bearded Dragon and a Bunny
Other Interests: Reading , watching tv/movies, and crocheting.
 
Barbara Harding, D.V.M. 

Education: D.V.M. Michigan University 
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1984
My Pets: Pony, goat, sheep, chickens, rabbits, dogs, cats, a lovebird, fish and a turtle. 

 
Christina Hoffman, D.V.M. 

Education: D.V.M. St. Matthew's University
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2013
                     

 
Dawn Irwin, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. University of Minnesota
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2008
Special Interests: Internal Medicine & Senior Care, including oncology and veterinary hospice.
My Pets: Beagle "Mekhai", Tuxedo cat brothers, "Sam" and "Pouncer"
Other Interests: Spending time at Big Cormorant Lake, Becker Co., Mn. 

 
Tiffany Lehr, V.M.D. 

Education: V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2006
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2006
Special Interests: Emergency medicine and internal medicine
My Pets: Two dogs: "Robbie" & "Pippa", & three birds: "Eugene", "Fiyero", & "Zelda"
Other Interests: reading, walking with my dogs, cooking, watching TV and movies, and gardening

 
Jessica Matejik, V.M.D. 

Education: V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania 2011, B.S. Animal Sciences Washington State University 2006, Military Veterinarian in the US Army Veterinary Corps
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2018
Special Interests: Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Multi-modal Pain Management
My Pets: Three dogs: "Izzy", "Wild Dog", and,"Maggie" 
Other Interests: Spending time outdoors with family

 
Rosemary Newton, D.V.M. 
Emphasis in Ultrasound

Education: D.V.M. Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2000
Special Interests: Ultrasound, endoscopy, pathology, infectious disease.
My Pets: two dogs, four cats, two ponies and goldfish 
 
Sandra Orben, D.V.M.
Emphasis in Reproduction

Education: D.V.M. University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 1998
Special Interests: Reproduction, Emergency work
My Pets: 4 dogs: "Cassie", "Vinnie", "Star" & "May", 3 cats: "Peter", "Putter" & "Merlot"
Other Interests: I like riding motorcycles for fun and gardening in my spare time. 
 
Arielle Schoenlein, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. Ohio State University; B.S. Biology, Kutztown University, 2013 
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2018 
Special Interests: Emergency medicine, Dentistry, and Behavioral M edicine
My Pets:3 Cats: "Kizi", "Lago", and "Ajani", and a Red Merle Australian Shepherd, "Roo".
Other Interests: cooking, baking, hiking, yoga and board games.

 
Phil Svor, D.V.M.

Education:  D.V.M. Auburn Univ. College of Vet. Med. 2000
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2009
My Pets: 2 Dogs:"Rizzo" and "Layla, 3 DMH's -"Sadie", "Rosie" & "Merlot" 

 
Jennifer Torres, D.V.M.

Education:  D.V.M. St. George's University; Clinical year, Univ. of Tennessee; B.S. Biology, Univ. of Scranton 
Years at Quakertown Vet. Clinic: 2013
Special Interests: Dermatology and Surgery
My Pets: 4 dogs: "Bullet", "Maisey", "Charlie", & "Sticks"; and rabbit "Ruby".
Other Interests: spending time with family, cooking, watching tv/movies, scuba diving. 

 
Halleck Wrigley, V.M.D.

Education: V.M.D. University of Penn. School of Vet. Medicine, 2001; four years of graduate level research in neuroscience, nutrition & animal behavior at Penn State University.
Years at QVC: Hal has worked at QVC intermittently since 2002
My Pets: 1 cat, 1 kitten "Joy"
Interests: Beekeeping, hiking, camping, travel, & sustainable local food production.

 
Andrea Saksek, BVM&S, MRCVS

Education:BVM&S Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2009; BS Biology & Neuroscience, Kings College 2005.
Special Interests: Exotics, Emergency Medicine, Animal Behavior & Welfare
Years at QVC: 2014
My Pets: 2 Scottish Terriers "Callum & Islay" , 2 DSH "Beinn & Munro"
Interests: Travelling, cooking, spending time with friends & family.

 
Holly Brooks, V.M.D.

Education: University of Pennsylvania, 2015, Delaware Valley College, 2009 .
Special Interests: Dermatology, Client Education, Clinical Trials.
Years at QVC: Veterinary assistant/Clinical Trials assistant 2000-2012, Veterinarian, 2015
My Pets: 2 Pit Bull Mixes, Freddy and Hunter
Interests: Cooking and baking, reading, watching sports and TV, DIY projects, house remodeling.

 
Elizabeth Clark, V.M.D.

Education: V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Clark has been in practice for over 30 years.
As well as seeing companion animals she has been dedicated to avian and exotic (pocket pet and reptiles) for much of her career.

My Pets: Corgi’s, a Sheltie, cats and an array of avian friends.
Interests: Gardening, walking her dogs and traveling.

 
Tim Mosebey, V.M.D.

Education: Susquehanna University, V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania 2005
Special Interests: Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Canine/Feline Behavior
Years at QVC:  2016
My Pets: 2 dogs, Sweetie & Henry and cats, Princess, 50cent & Harrison
Interests: Triathlon,Paddleboarding, Yoga, Skiing & Snowboarding

 
Jacquelyn Forsyth, D.V.M.

Education: D.V.M. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, 2013, Biotechnology and conservation, Delaware Valley University
Special Interests:Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine and Surgery
Years at QVC:  2016
My Pets: 3 dogs, Brody, Roscoe and Doug; 2 cats, Tac and Stu Black
Interests: Hiking, Traveling & Homesteading

 
Devon Graham, D.V.M.

Education: St. George's University 2016; Penn State BS animal bioscience 2011
Special Interests: Ultrasound, Emergency and internal medicine
Years at QVC:  2017
My Pets: 3 dogs, Molly, JD and Bash and a cat, Scarlett.

 
Beth Dronson, V.M.D.

Education: V.M.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Special Interests: Communications Education & University instruction
Years at QVC:  2017
Interests: Personal time at the beach,cooking and spending time with family traveling
My Pets: Our rescue dog, Poco

 
                 

Limited Practice


Jerome Glickstein, V.M.D. 
Practice limited to Diseases of the Eye

Education: V.M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine; Completed two-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania; Post-Doctoral Fellowship in ophthalmology pathology at the Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Special Interests: All aspects of ophthalmic medicine and surgery. 
Professional Certifications & Associations:  American Veterinary Medical Association
 

Guy DeNardo, D.V.M. 
Practice limited to Orthopedics


 
 

Cecilia Helenski, D.V.M. 
Practice Limited to Cardiology

Education: Attended the University of Rhode Island in the pre-veterinary program in the department of Agriculture and Animal Science. She graduated with her B.S. in Animal Science and continued her education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville obtaining a Master of Science degree in veterinary physiology. It was during her work at UT that she developed her interest in cardiology, completing a research study looking at the prevention of aortic thromboembolism in cats. After completing her Master’s Degree Dr. Helenski returned to New England to work for a year as a research associate at US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, MA. It was during her time at USARIEM that she was accepted to the then new veterinary school at Tufts University in Boston, MA. Dr. Helenski received her DVM degree from Tufts in 1985 and did a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Stillwater, OK.  From Oklahoma the next step was a residency in small animal cardiology and respiratory medicine at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.  After one year she transferred to the University of Pennsylvania to finish her residency. Upon finishing her residency program Dr. Helenski was accepted to a one-year fellowship at Temple University Medical School studying the role of inflammation in venous thrombosis.
 

Jacqueline Wilhelmy, M.S., V.M.D.
Practice Limited to Behavior

Education: Dr. Wilhelmy completed her undergraduate work in biochemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, and went on finish a Master’s degree in Chemistry. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, and remained to pursue an internship and then a residency in veterinary behavioral medicine. She has treated feline and canine patients presented for separation anxiety, compulsive behavior, inappropriate elimination, affective aggression, environmental phobia, predatory behavior, thunderstorm and noise fear, and generalized anxiety disorder. Dr. Wilhelmy has also spent time with the New Bolton Center's Section of Reproduction Behavior, as well as the MJR-VHUP’s Exotics Service, learning about the behavior of other domestic and wild species.

Interests: Learning about real world applications of behavior modification. She has taught agility and basic manners at a local dog training club, Y2K9s. Although she has dabbled in herding and continues to enjoy recreational canicross, her true passion is dog agility.

Pets: two Border Collies, Mer and Obi, who amusingly have more letters after their names than she does.

 

Dr. Amy Koterbay
Practice Limited to Oncology

Education: Dr. Koterbay earned her BVMS from the University of Glasgow in 2006. She completed a small animal rotating internship in 2009 at a private practice in Pennsylvania. With the support of this private practice she completed a medical oncology resident at Michigan State University in 2012. Dr Koterbay started working at University College Dublin in 2017, after 6 years in private practice. She currently is a member of Veterinary Cancer Society and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Interests: In addition to medical oncology, she has a strong interest in end of life care.

 


In addition to our doctors, we have a dedicated support and professional staff of employees who are committed to making your visit to Quakertown Veterinary Clinic a positive experience. Our doctors are working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure your animal is receiving the best possible care.

For more information about our clinic and/or to schedule an appointment, please call 215-536-6245 for companion and exotic animals and 215-536-2726 for equine and farm animals.

We look forward to servicing your pet or farm animal in the near future!

 

 

 



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