Closter Animal Hospital

Michael Izen, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Kansas State University


Dr. Michael Izen completed his undergraduate studies at Brandeis University and then earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. A native of Bergen County, Dr. Izen has practiced in Teaneck, Budd Lake and Jersey City prior to joining our team. Dr. Izen has a special interest in internal medicine, especially endocrinology and nephrology.

In his spare time he stays active playing in a couple adult soccer leagues. He also enjoys watching the sport as well as reading detective/mystery fiction. He also loves spending time with Sammy, his seven year old westiepoo (west highland white terrier/miniature poodle mix).


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency after hours, please call us at 201-768-0880 and you will be directed to call our answering service. The doctor will be notified of your call and phone you back as soon as he receives your message.