Meet Our Team 2019-02-19T17:08:34+00:00

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team at RegionalVet

Administration at RegionalVet

Sandi Ryan

Hospital Administrator

Sandi RyanAfter 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 six dogs, Bailey, Schotize, Finney, Brigette, Brandi and O’hara.

Jill Smart

Referral Coordinator, Practice Manager

Jill SmartWhile 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!

Bernetta Gethers

Hospital Nurse Development Manager

Doctors at RegionalVet

Louis A. DelGiudice, DVM, DACVECC

Medical Director

delgiudice regionalLouis 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.

Kristan Slotterback, VMD

Director of Preventive Care Medicine

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!

Christopher Lindquist, VMD

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.”

Margaret Fordham, DVM

Dr. Margaret FordhamIn 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).

Specialists at RegionalVet

Sally Bissett, BVSc, MVSc, DACVIM

Internal Medicine

Dr. Sally BissettBoard 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.

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