Dr.Barry M. Adler
Dr. Adler is a resident of Woodbridge Township and has lived and or worked here most of his life. He graduated Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science in 1972. He graduated from the Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977 and also received a Master of Science degree in reproductive physiology. In 1978, he and Dr. Ira Niedweske, a veterinary school classmate, opened the Iselin Veterinary Hospital. They then started the Woodbridge Veterinary Group in 1982. Dr. Adler has served as the secretary of the Metropolitan NJ Veterinary Medical Association, the president of the Central Jersey Veterinary Emergency Service and as co-chairman of the continuing education programs for the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference. He presently serves on the Governor's Veterinary Medical Education Advisory Committee and is the past chairman of the legislative committee of the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Adler has received the Veterinarian of the Year award from the Metropolitan NJ Veterinary Medical Association and an Outstanding Service Award from the Freeholders of Essex County for the work done with the Turtle Back Zoo. Dr. Adler is past president of the NJVMA, and his interests include soft tissue & orthopedics, and avian medicine.
Dr. Alex Adler joined Woodbridge Veterinary Group after graduating from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in January 2014. She is a local from Colonia and received her B.A. in Chemistry from Skidmore College in 2010. Dr. Adler completed her clinical year at The Ohio State University. She is a member of the NJVMA (New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association) and her interests are in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery as well as ultrasound. Dr. Adler enjoys spending her free time at the beach, skiing, and fencing with her husband, Sean. They share their home with their rescue dog, Miles, and cats Nubbins and BB.
Dr. Gene Fink has been practicing at Woodbridge Veterinary Group for more than 20 years. He received his BS in Biology from Delaware Valley College in 1974 and his MS in Zoology from the University of Idaho in 1976. He graduated from veterinary school in 1983 from University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Fink has an interest in internal medicine. Dr. Fink is a long standing member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) and the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA). After work, Dr. Fink enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.
Dr. Samuel Adler is a Colonia local and began at Woodbridge Veterinary Group after graduating from Virginia-Maryland Regional Veterinary College in May 2017. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at University of Maryland in May 2013. Dr. Adler is a member of the NJVMA (New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association) and the AAFV (American Association of Fish Veterinarians). His veterinary interests include surgery and behavior. Dr. Adler and his wife share their home with their dogs, Ridley and Turk. Dr. Adler enjoys SCUBA diving, golfing, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Dr. Joseph Papetti was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ. After graduating from St. Peter's College in Jersey City, NJ, he attended the University of Bologna Veterinary College and graduated in 1979. Dr. Papetti has been part of the Woodbridge Veterinary Group family since starting at Iselin Veterinary Hospital in 1980. After working at VCA Twin Rivers, Dr. Papetti returned to WVG in 2012. Dr. Papetti enjoys collecting books and spending time with his cat, Gray.
Dr. Jinita Patel-MacArthur
Dr. Patel-MacArthur is another Woodbridge Township local. She received her bachelors degree from Montclair State University in 2005 and pursued further education at Rutgers University. In 2017, Dr. Patel-MacArthur completed her veterinary education at Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine. Her veterinary interests include emergency medicine and wound management. She shares her home with her husband, son, and rescue dogs and cats. She enjoys hiking and movies.
Dr. Ksenia Popov
(Dr. K!) Was born in Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn. Before university she worked as a veterinary technician and performed trap neuter and release for stray cat populations in New York. In 2015 she moved to the United Kingdom to attend the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed the five year program in 2020 and became a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS). During vet school she has had the opportunity to travel to Thailand, Spain, Africa and India to volunteer with veterinary charities and perform surgery and emergency care. She is also interested in working with birds of prey, reptiles and other wildlife. She leads a very active lifestyle and enjoying climbing, kayaking and hiking with her rescue dog Leika.
Dr. Jennifer McDonald
Dr. Jennifer McDonald is originally from Jackson, NJ. She graduated with her BS in animal science from Rutgers University in 2015. After graduating, Dr. McDonald moved to St. Kitts to pursue her DVM at Ross University. Her last clinical year of veterinary school was spent at North Carolina State University. Dr. McDonald joined Woodbridge Veterinary Group in June 2020. She has strong interests in cardiology and oncology. Dr. McDonald has two cats, Dempsey and Emmett, which she adopted from the island of St. Kitts. When not at the hospital, she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with family.