Doctors and Staff

Dr. Scott Smith


Dr. Smith has worked at Ramsey Veterinary Hospital since graduating from the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, in May of 1992. In July, 1996, he became owner of the practice. His areas of special interest include soft tissue surgery and ultrasound. He is currently a member of the Metropolitan Veterinary Association, Northern New Jersey Veterinary Association, and is licensed in New Jersey, New York, and Florida. Dr. Smith lives in Ramsey, New Jersey with his wife and son. During his time off, he enjoys golf, biking, surfing and tennis.




Dr. Cara Lane


Dr. Cara Lane earned her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, after finishing a Masters Degree in Creative Writing & Art at NYU. She then completed a competitive internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the ASPCA in NYC. She is interested in exotic species, surgery, and critical care. She resides in Bergen County, NJ with her husband, two dogs, a cat, a rabbit, two lizards, and a frog. In her spare time, Dr. Lane enjoys reading, hiking, baking, and swimming.



Melissa David - Head Technician


Melissa joined Ramsey Veterinary Hospital as a technician in 1998. Through her hard work and dedication, she advanced her position to Head Technician. Melissa lives in Waldwick with her husband - Jeremy, dog - Mavis and cat - Tasha. In her spare time she enjoys attending Giant and Ranger games and spending time outdoors with Mavis.

 

 

 

Dr. Cynthia Brooks

Dr. Brroks


Dr. Brooks brings 25 years experience to Ramsey Veterinary Hospital. She earned her DVM at Colorado State University in 1989. Areas of special interest to her are behavior, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.
She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association, and holds licenses in two states, New
Jersey and Colorado. Dr. Brooks lives in Sussex County, close to Mt. Creek, where she has enjoyed many winters snowboarding with her three sons. Her family of pets include three cats and one dog.

 

Anne M. Smith, MA

Dr. Brroks

Anne received her masters in thanatology from Brooklyn College, CUNY. She has been working in the field of hospice and bereavement for the past 15 years. In addition to her work as a bereavement counselor, she is teaching thanatology courses at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Anne has joined the Ramsey Veterinary staff to support clients regarding end-of-life issues for pets and pet bereavement.