Shrewsbury Animal Hospital

M. Joy Weinstein, VMD, DACVS, Associate Veterinarian

VMD, University of Pennsylvania
Certifications: DACVS
MS, Muhlenberg College


M. Joy Weinstein, VMD, was born and raised in Lakewood, NJ. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Dr. Weinstein graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. She completed a Small Animal Surgery residency at Tufts Universitiy/Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in 1988. The residency training was followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in Orthopedic oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Weinstein was an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1990-1994. She is staff surgeon at Shrewsbury Animal Hospital since 1994. Dr. Weinstein has served as the President of the Jersey Shore Veterinary Association the past 11 years. She also served as the Chairperson of the Eastern Veterinary Orthopedic Society. Dr. Weinstein's primary interests are in lameness evaluation, veterinary orthopedic surgery and surgical oncology.

During her leisure, Dr. Weinstein enjoys singing and pottery.


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, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

Garden State Veterinary Specialists- 732-922-0011   1 Pine Street-Tinton Falls NJ

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital  732-747-3636      197 Hance Ave, Tinton Falls NJ

Northstar Vets     609-258-8300     315 Robbinsville Allentown Road, Robbinsville NJ