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Dr. Jamie Ayers

Dr. Jamie Ayers

Medical Director

A Rahway native who studied veterinary medicine in the West Indies, general practitioner Dr. Jamie Ayresbegan practicing medicine at St. Georges in 2003. Dr. Ayres attended Ramapo College, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 1998. Dr. Ayres’ veterinary medicine education took her to Ross University in St. Kitts in the West Indies, where she was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Her professional interests include surgery and internal medicine.

At home, Dr. Ayres can be found spending time with her husband, David, and hiking, camping, bicycling and watching either horror movies or the Seattle Seahawks. Her four-legged family includes 3 dogs, Wookie (a terrier mix), Ribbette, a Jack Russell Terrier, and Timber, a mixed breed, along with Dink the cat.

Dr. Joel Friedman

Dr. Joel Friedman

Veterinarian

Hospital director, Dr. Joel Friedman founded St. Georges Veterinary Hospital in 1978. Before establishing St. Georges, Dr. Friedman practiced veterinary medicine at Lexington Animal Hospital in Clark, NJ from 1975 to 1979.

An avid sports fan and scholar of baseball history, Dr. Friedman grew up in New York City and has lived in Scotch Plains, NJ for the last three decades. Dr. Friedman attended State University of New York, Farmingdale, where he earned an Associate’s Degree in Animal Science. He went on to attend Cornell University, where he was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture. Dr. Friedman earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of the Philippines College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975. His professional interests include dermatology, parasitology, dentistry and internal medicine.

Dr. Friedman is a member and past president of the Metropolitan New Jersey Veterinary Association. He also maintains membership in the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Friedman can usually be found cheering on the Mets, Jets, Nets and the Devils. He also loves golf, both as a spectator and player. Aside from sports, he enjoys going to rock and folk concerts and Broadway productions. Dr. Friedman also loves reading about the history of baseball, especially anything about the Brooklyn Dodgers. His wife, Lauren, shares many of his hobbies, and the couple has an adult daughter, Eryn. At home, Dr. Friedman cares for Maggie Belle, a Scottish Terrier.

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Have a question? Our contact information is below, please don’t hesitate to contact us during business hours. If you need immediate assistance, please call us directly at 732-634-5242.

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Avenel, NJ 07001
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Sat: 8AM–2PM
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