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Lisa Anne Attanasi, DVM

Dr. Attanasi owns Englewood Cliffs Veterinary, PA since January, 1998. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA before going on to veterinary school. She was inducted into the Veterinary Honor Society as one of the top students in her graduating class. She initially practiced at Triboro Animal Hospital in New York and at Long Animal Hospital in Charlotte, NC before finally locating in New Jersey. She is in the process of becoming a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through the Chi Institute in Florida. She brings to her position decades of experience and continues to expand her knowledge. She loves what she does for a living and looks forward to helping you keep your pets happy and healthy.


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 1992

Medical and Surgical Care for most species; Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine


Rachel Park, DVM

Dr. Park grew up in Fort Lee, NJ. She initially joined the practice as a Veterinary Assistant while she was attending Rutgers University and also while in veterinary school. In 2016 she returned to the practice as an Associate Veterinarian after doing an internship at Blue Pearl in New York City. Dr. Park brings her love of animals and enthusiasm for caring for them to the practice. She has an intimate familiarity with our office culture and will bring fresh perspective and updated medicine.


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine, 2014

Medical and Surgical Care for Dogs and Cats


Claudia Castano

Claudia was born and raised in Palisades Park, NJ. She has been working at Englewood Cliffs Veterinary since 1999 first as a Veterinary Assistant and now as the Office Manager. Her duties are wide ranging and she keeps the hospital running smoothly.


She has a true sense of fairness and keeps us all on the straight and narrow.

She knows where everything is no matter how many years have gone by. She has a weakness for chihuahuas.

Camila Quintanilla

Camila will greet you with a smile. She is our calm in the storm. She keeps her cool while trying to help all of the clients that call or are checking in or out. She is a college student who joins us on her off educational time to hone her employment skills. We hope that you share a happy face with her.


She is a college student who works with us.

She is quick to smile and is good at juggling tasks.

She speaks English and Spanish.

smokey the hospital cat

Allison Grossman

Allison helps us daily greeting our clients with a smile and a bubbly countenance. She is also a trainer so you can always ask for some excersize tips while you wait for your appointment. She is still learning the ins and outs of our crazy days but she is picking it up quickly.


She was a professionally trained dancer. She is a trainer and can kick your metabolism into high gear.

She has two beautiful daughters. They bring a smile to her face daily.

Katie Torres

Katie has transitioned in the practice from receptionist to assistant. She has taken up the challenge with grace and calm. There is so much more to learn with the new position but she is wonderful with the pets and keeps them calm. She will be a great help.


Speaks English and Spanish.

Comes from a pet industry background so is able to educating owners on the care and handling of their pets.


Brittany Oriente

Brittany is a wonderful assistant. She takes on all challenges with enthusiasm. She is always ready to help with any task needed. She has multiple rescue rabbits and is a great source of help and education for our clients that own rabbits.

Veterinary Assistant

Rabbits are her passion and she brings that to her job.

Is passionate about keeping the hopsital environment clean.

Cynthia Negron

Cynthia is a great assistant that helps calm the animals in her care. She is always willing to come and comfort a scared pet. She has such a sunny personality the we often find her singing to herself around the office. She is always willing to jump in like the rest of the staff.

Veterinary Assistant

Quiet and calm and therefore helps the animals feel safe and secure.

Always brings a smile and music to work.


Vanessa Rhee

Vanessa was born in Korea and is going to veterinary medical school in Long Island. She came to help us and to learn the details of the profession. We hope she comes back to help us in the future.


She is a veterinary student who took a leave and joined us for a semester.

She has multiple pets all named after coffees.

She speaks English and Korean

cat on stairs


Winx is our one-eyed big cat. He is always on a perpetual diet and spends his free time figuring out how to get more food. When there is no food available he chews on plastic medical equipment. We love the big goof anyway.


Lost his eye as a baby kitten.

Will always be a fat cat no matter what we do.

cat in box


Mouse is the youngest of the hospital cats. He has become a loving and calm cat over his years in our care. He has a few bad habits.....he tears coats and bags just for the fun of it and sometimes eats the feathers inside them, he insists on eating hay from the rabbits despite vomiting it back up, and he knocks over trash cans to root around in them for something good. Good thing he is a handsome boy.


Scared of his own shadow.

He is a true hunter. It is in his DNA.