Meet our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Jennifer Suss
    DVM

    Jennifer Suss, DVM is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed an optional small animal medicine and surgical internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital.  A native of Bergenfield NJ, it has been her dream to open a veterinary practice that serves her community with the highest quality veterinary medicine and personalized customer care.  She worked at Bloomingdale Animal Hospital for 10 years before opening Bergen Veterinary Hospital in 2012.

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  • Dr. Jennifer Gordon

    Dr. Gordon graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. She worked in small animal practice in London for 2.5 years before moving to New Jersey.  She spent the last two years working part time in Paramus before joining our practice as a full time vet. She and her husband currently live in Fair Lawn with their two kids, Liora and Adam, British street cat, Stitch, and naughty rescue beagle, Harvey. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking and traveling.

  • Dr. Kirk McConnell

    Dr. Kirk graduated from Lincoln Memorial University in 2018. After graduating he moved to New Jersey where he gained experience in small animal medicine as well as emergency medicine. He strives to practice the best veterinary care and is passionate about rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Kirk joined our practice in 2019. He currently lives in Westwood and has two pets a Labrador and a Ragdoll. In his free time, he enjoys binge watching tv shows, walking his dog, traveling and spending time with his significant other.

  • Dr. Chris Thacher

    Dr. Chris Thacher, former Chairman of the Department of Surgery at The Animal Medical Center and current staff surgeon at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital performs advanced orthopedic and soft tissue surgery at Bergen Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Thacher graduated from the University of Southern California in 1971. He obtained his DVM degree at the University of California at Davis in 1980. He completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship and Surgery Residency at the Animal Medical Center.  We are fortunate to have access to such an accomplished and knowledgeable specialist!

  • Justin Goggin, DVM, DACVR, Lisa A. Rose, DVM, MS, DACVR and Kyle A. Francis, DVM, MS, DACVR
    Diagnostic Radiology

    The radiology team performs ultrasound and radiology consultations on a case by case basis. We are very fortunate to have access to such knowledgeable and experienced specialists. For more information on ultrasound and other diagnostic imaging, please visit the MVR web site metrovetrad.com.

The radiology team performs ultrasound and radiology consultations on a case by case basis.  We are very fortunate to have access to such knowledgeable and experienced specialists.  For more information on ultrasound and other diagnostic imaging, please visit the MVR web site metrovetrad.com.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Bergen Veterinary Hospital

Monday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

8:30 am-1:00 pm

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