Toms River Animal Hospital

Albert Fernandez, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine
DVM, St. George's University


Dr. Fernandez grew up in Queens, NewYork and received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Stony Brook University. He attained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at St. George's University, and did his clinical training at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, he completed an internship in medicine and surgery at the New York City Veterinary Specialists. He is interested in surgery and developing skills in exotic animal medicine. He also desgined and maintains the hospital fish tanks. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, playing basketball, hiking, traveling, and spending time with his fiance, his dogs Zoe and Loca, his cats Tollee and Turtle, and his many fish and crustacean friends.


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 24-hour emergency care clinics.

Garden State Vet Specialists (732) 922-0011

1 Pine St. Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital (732) 747-3636

210 Newman Springs Rd. Red Bank, NJ 07701

Northstar Vets (609) 259-8300

315 Robbinsville-Allentown Rd. Robbinsville, NJ 08691


Animal Poison Control 1-888-426-4435