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GSVS EATONTOWN offers 24 Hour Emergency/Critical Care. We are open 24 Hours a Day, 365 Days a Year – every day, all day and night, including holidays. All staff doctors are internship trained clinicians. No Appointment Needed for Emergency Care.

Appointments are available with the following specialists: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Radioiodine Therapy and Physical Therapy. Please call: 732-922-0011 to schedule an appointment.

If your pet is experiencing an emergency, there is No Appointment Needed for Emergency Care. When in need of a Specialist, patients treated at Garden State Veterinary Specialists EATONTOWN must be referred by their veterinarian. The patient will only be treated for the condition for which they were referred; no routine procedures (i.e. vaccinations, prophylactic heartworm testing) are performed on any patients of the hospital.

An itemized estimate is provided on all cases admitted to the hospital. A deposit is required at the time of admission. Payment of the balance is due at the time of release. We accept checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. We also offer financing through Care Credit.

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Thomas D. Scavelli, DVM, DACVS
Thomas D. Scavelli, DVM, DACVS


As a veterinary student, Dr. Scavelli had a vision to create a referral only specialty practice. His plan for the practice was to bring together a group of specialists who would work as a team to provide the highest quality of veterinary medicine to the referred patient. His concept was unique at the time since his philosophy for the hospital was to follow a strict “referral only” policy for non-emergency patients. In this specialty hospital, patients would have the benefit of consultations with veterinarians from multiple specialties and have available to them state of the art diagnostic equipment. In 1994, while a resident of Staten Island, Dr. Scavelli opened Garden State Veterinary Specialists (GSVS) in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. GSVS grew quickly in response to the growing demand for community-based specialty medicine and the need for a hospital which could provide 24/7 veterinary medical care. In 2012, Dr. Scavelli also established Garden State Veterinary Services in Iselin, New Jersey. In 2016, Dr. Scavelli opened a 24/7/365 emergency/critical care hospital in Staten Island, New York. Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services has now expanded its services to include appointments with specialists in the fields of Cardiology and Surgery. Patients of our affiliated hospitals benefit from the expertise of our specialists through inter-office collaboration on difficult cases.

In January of 2024, Garden State Veterinary Specialists moved to a new, 51,000 sq. ft. hospital in Eatontown, New Jersey. Our Eatontown hospital is fully equipped with the newest and most innovative technologies in the field of veterinary medicine. Staffed by experienced Specialists in all of the major fields of veterinary medicine, our hospital provides quality care to our patients. Offering emergency/critical care 24/7, 365 days a year, patients and their families have access to the highest level of care on a walk-in basis.

In November of 2023, Garden State Veterinary Services moved from Iselin to their new 27,000 sq. ft. hospital in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Having moved the hospital to a much larger facility has enabled GSVServices to expand the specialty medicine services they offer and their diagnostic services.

Our Boarded Specialists

  • Thomas D. Scavelli, DVM, DACVS
  • Michael G. Hoelzler, DVM, DACVS
  • Ryan Fulcher, DVM, DACVS
  • Roelof Irausquin, DVM, DACVS
  • Leah Park, DVM, DACVS
  • Alison Morgera, VMD, Diplomate ACVS
  • Casey Murphy, VMD, Diplomate ACVS
  • Diane Scavelli, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS
  • JoAnn DeMarco, DVM, DACVIM
  • Jason Pintar, DVM, DACVIM
  • Alicia Kay Henderson, DVM, DACVIM
  • Katherine Palmer, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC
  • Julia Remaks, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM-SA
  • Ron Achiel, DVM, DACVECC
  • Michele Edelmann, VMD, DACVO
  • Kenneth E. Pierce, Jr., DVM, MS, DACVO
  • Noemie M. Bernier, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
  • Jordan Schachar, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
  • Christian Woelfel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
  • Michele Cohen, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
  • Seth Glasser, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
  • Danielle Hudak, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
  • Daniel Lantz, VMD, DACVR
  • Ryan Keegan, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Jonathan C. Goodwin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Andrew J. White, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Katrina Cusack, MVB, DACVIM (Cardiology)
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