Ohad Barnea, D.V.M. graduated from Tufts University with an academically rigorous Thesis Degree. He completed his thesis on diabetes at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA and was a co author on a paper later published in the journal "Diabetes".
Dr. Barnea has applied the knowledge he acquired through his extensive research in his practice of veterinary medicine to his canine and feline patients. He especially enjoys and excels in difficult cases involving dermatology and internal medicine.
Dr. Barnea, who has practiced veterinary medicine since 1992, is currently associated with the American Veterinary Medical Association, the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association and the Northern New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association. He keeps current by attending at least two cutting edge continuing education seminars a year.
Having loved and cared for a variety of pets throughout childhood, Dr. Barnea’s choice of veterinary medicine was a perfect match. He says his education, research and clinical experience in practice have come full circle with what has always filled his heart: happy, healthy animals.
Dr. Barnea is married and has two children. In his spare time, Dr. Barnea enjoys reading, classical music and jazz, scuba diving, gourmet cooking, grilling and traveling.
Dr. Kyoung Han is a Veterinarian at Tenafly Veterinary Center. Dr. Han graduated from Jeonbuk National University School of Veterinary Medicine with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. Her areas of interest include soft tissue surgery and dentistry. Originally from Jeonju, South Korea, Dr. Han began working in the veterinary field in 2000 in Seoul, South Korea, where she practiced for five years before moving to the United States and began practicing at Tenafly Veterinary Center in 2012.
Ever since she was a child, it was Dr. Han’s dream to help heal sick animals and be surrounded by people who share her passion for veterinary care. In her free time, Dr. Han enjoys hiking, running, and swimming. When she isn’t practicing at Tenafly Veterinary Center, Dr. Han loves travelling. She values seeing all different parts of the world and being able to help children in third world countries.
Marcela Salas VMD graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. Since then she has practiced compassionate, scientifically rigorous medical care at leading private clinics and nonprofit organizations around the greater NYC area.
Dr. Salas tailors treatment by evaluating pet health holistically and listening to owners closely. As a skilled practitioner of surgery, dentistry, dermatology, clinical pathology, and ultrasound, she aims to provide comprehensive treatments while minimizing visits and stress. Comfortable with the challenging medical cases and the emergencies, she also strives to improve the quality of life and longevity of pets of all ages, and feels it is important to create a healthy pet-vet bond early.
Dr. Salas holds both NY and NJ state licenses and is accredited by AVMA and USDA. She stays current on best practices through regular continuing education courses and veterinary conferences.
A true animal lover since childhood, her goal has been to provide care to any animal in need. Having performed hundreds of surgeries for animal rescue organizations, Dr. Salas is thrilled to join the TVC team! She shares her Closter home with two quirky cats, a cranky Chihuahua, and a prodigious child. On her time off she enjoys simple pleasures and loves spending time in Bergen County’s trove of natural beauty.
Dr. Seth Edgar was born in NYC and grew up in New Jersey. He is the first member of his immediate family to obtain higher education with the completion of his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Rowan University in 2016. He went on to receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2023 from Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine, located on the tropical island of St. Kitts. His clinical year was spent at the University of Florida, where he was able to see a variety of small animal and exotic cases. His professional interests include surgery, internal medicine, dentistry, and exotic medicine.
Dr. Edgar enjoys spending time with his friends, conquering escape rooms, Sunday dinners with his family, social activism, and horticulture/gardening. He currently has a cat named Ember, and a small fish tank with a variety of plants, snails, and fish. Along with his animals, he has an abundance of plants he cares for and propagates to give to his friends.
Dr. Edgar is excited to grow as a doctor at Tenafly Veterinary Center and start supporting his community and helping your pets live longer and healthier lives.
Varujan Belekdanian, D.V.M, is a 2023 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. He attended the University of Delaware for his undergraduate degree (B.A.) in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical rotation at Michigan State University.
Dr. Belekdanian's love for veterinary medicine started in sophomore year of high school, when he attended the Advanced Veterinary Medicine (AVM) summer program at Tufts University. From here, he worked as a veterinary assistant in numerous veterinary hospitals, and also volunteered at Plumpton Park Zoo in Rising Sun, MD.
His professional interests lie in internal, shelter and emergency medicine, clinical and anatomical pathology, and general surgery. Dr. Belekdanian is passionate about teaching and explaining to clients how to keep their pets healthy and happy.
In his spare time, Dr. Belekdanian likes to read about U.S. and world history, exercise, hike, explore the outdoors, and spend time with his Yorkshire Terrier, Furley. He also loves to travel to foreign countries and plans on volunteering more of his time to spay and neuter programs.
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