VCA Iselin Animal Hospital

Iselin Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Rachel Alipui

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Iowa State University

    Dr. Rachel Alipui grew up in Northern New Jersey. She completed her BS in Animal Science from Cornell University. She then went on to do gene therapy research at Weill Cornell Medical College in ...
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  • Natalie Fickel

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Natalie Fickel is originally from Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelors in Biochemistry from Elizabethtown College, right outside of Hershey, Pennsylvania. She completed her internship ...
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  • Shannon Skevakis

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Florida

    Dr. Shannon Skevakis was born and raised in Arizona, where she fell in love with all the wildlife and domestic animals that she encountered. She was fascinated by them and their way of ...
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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

If case of emergency, please call us immediately.  If it is after hours, please contact one of the emergency facilities listed below:


Garden State Veterinary Services - (732) 283-3535 - 643 Route 27, Iselin 08830


Garden State Veterinary Specialists - (732) 922-0011, 1 Pine Str, Tinton Falls, 07753