Meet Our Team
Administration at RegionalVet
After spending 28 years as a Business Executive in Northern New Jersey, Sandi decided to move to South Jersey and follow her passion for animal welfare. Undertaking a successful career transition, Sandi joined our team and has proudly managed RegionalVet since 2005. Sandi has incorporated her love of animals into every aspect of her life, as she is an active volunteer for several rescue groups, helping to find unwanted or abused dogs new homes and new lives. When not involved with the day to day management of the hospital, or volunteering, Sandi enjoys the company of her own 6 dogs, Bailey, Schotize, Beauty, Finney, “Canine Good Citizen: Irish Wolfhound – Aidan and English Bulldog Lainey.
While attending Camden County College, Jill participated in an internship at Archway Behavioral Health Center working with disabled adults. It was there where her interest in Pet Therapy was sparked and her love of animals became an integral part of her life. After celebrating the birth of her twins, Jessica and Jordan, Jill focused her energy caring for her children at home, until 2008 when she returned to a career incorporating her love of animals. Originally hired as a Receptionist, Jill has proudly taken on the role of Referral Coordinator for our team after a little over a year with the hospital. When not involved with managing patient records and professional communication for the hospital, Jill enjoys spending time with her kids and husband Ed, playing with her dogs Max and Hailey, and shopping in Haddonfield!
Doctors at RegionalVet
William J. Griffin, VMD
Dr. Griffin graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. To recreate the university standard of care that he knew was possible in private practice, he and classmate Christopher Lindquist, VMD started RegionalVeterinary Emergency and Specialty Center. Over the past 10 years the focus at RegionalVet has been on developing the culture and systems of our team to deliver efficient and consistent high quality emergency and specialty care along with a strong leadership team. Dr. Griffin’s clinical focus remains emergency, critical care and diagnostic ultrasound.
Christopher Lindquist, VMD
Medical Director, Chief Culture Officer
As Chief Culture Officer, Dr. Lindquist is responsible for shaping the culture of our team. Dr. Lindquist promotes individual leadership, teamwork, and maintains the core values of RegionalVet. Dr. Lindquist is also a Facilitator at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Experience. The Veterinary Leadership Experience is designed to empower veterinary students to take responsibility for their future. Dr. Lindquist graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated Magna cum laude and received the Small Animal Surgery Award for high proficiency in canine and feline surgery. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, sons, dogs and horses and in his free time enjoys sports and fitness, including Russian Kettlebell and Combat Conditioning, of which he is a certified coach and instructor. The next time your pet is here to see Dr. Lindquist, be sure to ask him about his appearance in National Geographic’s “A Treasure Ship’s Tragedy.”
Tobi Maser-Koko, DVM
Dr. Tobi Maser-Koko had a passion for animals since she was a little girl. She received her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from American University in Washington, D.C., and her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. From there, Dr. Maser-Koko went on to the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine to complete her post graduate clinical year rotation in 2006. Dr. Tobi Maser-Koko has been working at RegionalVet since 2010. She recently moved to the suburbs in Montgomery County, PA. where she lives with her husband Jordan, daughter Tali, son Oren and their dog Osher.
Tara Strickler, DVM
Dr. Strickler earned her MS and DVM degrees from The Ohio State University. After graduation, she completed a rotating internship in small animcal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware. Her clinical interests include surgery, diagnostic imaging, and dermatology. Outside the clinic, Dr. Strickler is a registered nurse volunteer for the National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (USDA-APHIS) and is an active member of World Vets. She has worked internationally in Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Sierra Leone. Dr. Strickler’s background is in wildlife conservation and her master’s research was conducted at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the National Zoo where she worked closely with Przewalski’s horses and black-footed ferrets. She is also fond of grizzly bears, bats, and rhinos. In her spare time, Dr. Strickler is an avid traveler and enjoys SCUBA diving.
Kristan Slotterback, VMD
As a little girl, Dr. Slotterback brought home every animal library book that she could find. She always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Her passion lies in preventative medicine and educating clients on how to best care for their pets. She also has strong interests in dentistry, internal medicine, and dermatology.Dr. Slotterback graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008.
Before beginning her career in private practice, she completed a one year internship in small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine in Newark Delaware. Originally from Pennsylvania, she currently resides in West Deptford with her husband, young daughter, and three dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, reading, scrapbooking, and wine tasting. If you’re looking for a veterinarian who is passionate about animals and will ensure that you are well educated on the best ways to care for your best friend, Dr. Slotterback is the vet for you!
Margaret Fordham, DVM
In 1992 Dr. Margaret Fordham graduated with honors from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. She started her career in a mixed animal practice in Connecticut but soon became interested in emergency medicine and became an emergency doctor in 1994. In addition to her work in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Dr. Fordham has long had an interest in exotic pet medicine. She completed a Residency in Pet Exotic Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008 and taught as a clinical instructor there from 2008-2010. She is an adjunct professor of Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery at Saint Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grand Cayman and a consultant for the exotic patients for Best Friend’s Animal Society in Angel Canyon, Utah (as seen on the Animal Planet show “Dogtown”). During some of her free time, Dr. Fordham cares for exotic pet patients through a veterinary hospital in Philadelphia. She and her son live in Princeton with a dog (a pug named Chimichanga) and a cat (named Tintin).
Brandon Hayes, DVM
Dr. Hayes grew up at the Jersey Shore prior to obtaining his Bachelor of Science in animal bioscience, along with a minor in biology, from The Pennsylvania State University – University Park. Afterwards he moved to Los Angeles where he graduated from Western University of Health Science’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. He subsequently completed a rotating internship in emergency critical care and internal medicine at the Animal Emergency Medical Center in Torrance, CA, under the tutelage of Dr. DelGiudice.
During his veterinary training he concurrently earned a Masters in Public Health through the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. His professional passions are emergency critical care medicine and epidemiology, and when he is not practicing clinical medicine he is collaborating on various publications in the public health sphere. His clinical interests include sepsis, cardiorespiratory disease, and acid-base disorders. Dr. Hayes loves smushed-face cats, vinyl records, and New York Rangers hockey, though he has since learned to cheer for some Philadelphia-based teams as well.
Jennifer Morris, VMD
Since her graduation from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999, Dr. Jennifer Morris has been committed to providing the dogs and cats of Southern New Jersey with the most compassionate level of veterinary care. Known for her exceptional knowledge of canine and feline reproduction and pediatrics, Dr. Morris works vigorously with a large number of breeders in the Washington Township area to ensure optimal wellness for all of our community’s dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Together, the team of doctors at RegionalVet they are looking forward to always providing the best care for your best friend.
Specialists at RegionalVet
Louis A. DelGiudice, DVM, DACVECC
Louis A DelGiudice, DVM, DACVECC obtained his doctor of veterinary medicine from Purdue University. He completed a residency in emergency and critical care medicine at a specialty/emergency hospital in Los Angeles, CA and became a boarded diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2009. Dr. DelGiudice is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, the human Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Veterinary Interventional Radiology and Interventional Endoscopy Society . He serves on several committees for the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. Dr. DelGiudice has a special interest in trauma, respiratory emergencies, and coagulation abnormalities. He has competence in thoracic and abdominal ultrasonography as well as emergency surgery. Dr. DelGiudice will serve as Chief of the Emergency and Critical Care service and will oversee all cases seen through the department. In his off time, Dr. DelGiudice enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.
Sally Bissett, BVSc, MVSc, DACVIM
Board Certified Internist, Dr. Sally Bissett is a veterinary graduate of the University of Melbourne in Australia with a Master’s degree in Small Animal Gastroenterology & Nutrition from Massey University in New Zealand. Dr. Bissett is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). She completed her residency at The University of Pennsylvania and has 12 years of experience as a small animal internist. Dr. Bissett has worked in academic practice at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Sydney (Australia) and most recently as an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to her primary professional interests in small animal gastroenterology and general internal medicine, Dr. Sally Bissett enjoys swimming, gardening, reading and spending time with her husband, two daughters, Beagle-cross “Chester” and their cat Cotton.