Dr. Franklin Marmur
Dr. Franklin Marmur grew up in NJ and has lived here all his life. He graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1970. He has been practicing veterinary medicine in Berkeley Heights for 44 years.
Dr. Marmur has many clients that travel near and far for their pet’s veterinary care. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Rose, and son, David. Dr. Marmur also has a daughter and three grandchildren that live in Arizona.
Dr. Susan Seltzer
A native Jersey girl, Dr. Seltzer treats all her patients like they were her own pets. She doesn't play favorites and loves all animals, from dogs and cats to chickens and guinea pigs! You'll often find Dr. Seltzer caring for puppies and kittens (one of her favorite things!) or performing soft tissue surgery and dental procedures here at the hospital.
Clients have said she is so kind and gentle that they wish they could take their children to her. Since she grew up in the area, she says working at Berkeley Heights Animal Hospital is like being a part of a caring family.
Dr. Rovel Martinez
Dr Martinez graduated in 2004 and has practiced Equine and Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery since then. He has practiced in Dubai, UAE, The Philippines and Arizona prior to moving to New Jersey where he has continued to practice. His focus is on Preventative Care, Dental Prophylaxis and Soft Tissue surgery. He and his family are the proud owners of one senior dog, named Hanna; a senior cat, named Kyro; and a Siamese Fighting Fish, named, Flower. His usual hangout place is the Essex County Zoo with his wife and kids.
Michael has been a veterinary technician for 12 years, and he most enjoys working with small breed dogs, phlebotomy, and helping perform dental cleanings.
In Michael's free time, he loves to sing, spend time with his family, and spend time with his two chihuahuas, Ivy and Rowan.
Jules is one of our veterinary technicians who has been working with us since November of 2022. She has been in the animal field for 6 years and became a technician during Covid. She grew up having cats and her parents promised that when she moved out they would get her a dog. Jules now has two rescue dogs who mean the world to her: Ripley, a five year old Chesapeake Bay Retriever/Pitbull mix and, Kodak, a four year old Boxer/Pitbull mix. When she is not working, Jules enjoys taking her dogs on hikes and to the beach and traveling.
Customer Service Representative
Elisa was born and raised in the Hartford, CT area and moved to NJ in 1993 to start a life with her now husband. Growing up she had Brittanys, gerbils, guppies and goldfish. She dreamed of being a veterinarian but college level biology had a different plan for her. She graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a BA in English and began her customer service career with AT & T residential long distance. She worked her way up to Project Manager before leaving to raise her three children with her husband. While raising her kids, they also had a lizard, hamster, fish and rescued 5 dogs and 2 guinea pigs along their journey. Prior to joining the Berkeley Heights Animal Hospital Client Service's team, she worked as a grooming assistant and Farm Aid at Turtle Back Zoo and gave countless volunteer hours to her church and children's schools. Elisa has always loved all animals but dogs have won her heart. When not answering the phone at work, she enjoys time with her family, her dog, Boomer, the beach and a good book.
Courtney grew up in Narrowsburg, NY with Labradors, cats, a chinchilla and a rat. As a young girl, she wanted to be everything from a veterinarian to a professional singer and initially went to school to study education. However, working as a receptionist at a veterinary hospital convinced her to change fields, and she now has experience in both client services as well as a veterinary technician. She is currently working towards becoming a certified vet tech. Courtney loves the ability to watch pets grow withing the practice and being able to work in both areas allows her to do so. She is the proud owner of Aspen, a mixed breed puppy, and Willow, a four year old cat. In her free time, Courtney loves spending time outdoors, reading, and attending trivia and Karaoke nights with her friends.
Olivia, one of our veterinary technicians, has been working at Berkeley Heights Animal Hospital since February 2020. She has always had a passion for helping animals since she was a little girl. After working for the local pet store, she decided to take the next step in being more involved with caring for animals and so began her journey as a vet tech. When she is not working, Olivia enjoys spending time with family, friends and her cat Tilly.
Rachel was born and raised in New Jersey and has been passionate about animals since she was very young. She moved to Arizona for 10 years during which time she obtained an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology from Kaplan College and started practicing as a Certified Veterinary Technician. After moving back to New Jersey she has continued her work as a CVT and has over 11 years of experience in the field. When she is not working, Rachel loves to read and draw.