Staff at Fort Washington Veterinary Hospital

Meet Our Staff

Caring, dedication, teamwork, expertise—qualities all of our staff members have in common. From scheduling an appointment, assisting in the exam room, performing laboratory tests to providing compassionate nursing care, our staff is here to make your pet’s visit as comfortable and beneficial as possible. We’re committed to developing a close relationship with our clients and patients to achieve the optimum health of your pet.



Danee is one of our longest standing employees After graduating from Temple University with a degree in Criminal Justice, she soon discovered that she was “BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE” and made the bold decision to change paths. Her lifelong experiences training horses, raising cows, and having pets of every kind from dogs and cats to a pig, a duck and an owl made the move to the veterinary field that much more natural. She joined our staff in 1998 and was able to successfully transition into a fulfilling career as a Technician. The rest is history!

Although Danee can be found performing any hospital services, she spends the majority of her time behind the scenes in surgery or in the treatment area. When she isn’t glued to an anesthesia monitor screen or polishing her patients teeth she enjoys singing at church and watching sports.

Danee’s husband and their daughter share their passion for animals. They love to play ball with their rescue Pit Bull/Boxer, Nala. Unfortunately, no-one is sure exactly who runs the household! Stay tuned!


Christine is one of our senior Technicians and has worked at FWVH for over 15 years. She grew up in Bricktown, NJ and graduated in 1998 from Delaware Valley College with a BS in Small Animal Science. She is married with 3 kids.


Lisa has been with FWVH since 2013. She grew up in NY but fell in love with Philadelphia and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.

Lisa feels she is best understood by sharing a list of her favorite things from her favorite letter “C”: Candy, cappuccinos, Cinnabons, cats, canines, *community service*,* compassion*, caramel, curiosity, camaraderie, comedy, casual, college, cream, catalogs, clothes closets!, color!, cosmetics, Costa Rica, candles … “C” is close to “D” and D is for Denmark … “C” is close to “B” and B is for books.

Rounding out Lisa’s favorite things are being overpowered by dogs trying to give her (stinky) kisses and holding paws with her cats. She and her husband are the grateful caretakers of several incredible fur babies. Lisa is the Marketing & Outreach Coordinator for the hospital.


Becca graduated with a BS in Marine Science from Kutztown University in 1998. Becca started working as a veterinary technician at an animal hospital in Allentown in 1997 and began her tenure at FWVH in 1999.

When she is not at work Becca spends time volunteering for the Pennridge Aquatic Club where both her daughters swim. She also enjoys camping and canoeing with family and friends. Becca is our Practice Manager.


Ashley graduated from Harcum College and became part of FWVH in January 2007. Prior to working here, Ashley worked in an emergency veterinary facility, an exotic veterinary clinic, as well as in the education program at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Ashley and her husband have 2 children and 2 fur babies. They rescued Trotter, their plot-hound mix and Hallie, their Boxer. They love vacationing in Ocean City and Cape May. They also like taking walks with their family in local [parks and enjoying nature.


Nora has been working at FWVH since April 2017. She grew up in Abington and graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a bachelor’s in Psychology. Right out of school she worked as an ABA therapist working with children in early intervention. She discovered her passion for animals after adopting her 2 pit bulls Toby & Sadie in 2010; she then went back to school and earned her certificates in both Veterinary Assistance and Dog Training. She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program through Penn Foster and working towards her Vet Tech License.

Nora enjoys spending her free time with family and the majority of her time is spent with her long-term boyfriend and their 2 amazing pups!


Melissa started at FWVH as a Technician in 2017 and we are very happy to have her! She has been a dog behaviorist/dog trainer since 2008. She welcomes a challenge so much that she has 3 challenging fur babies at home! Melissa is engaging, funny and has a great positive outlook.

Janet, CVT

Janet graduated from Manor College with an Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology; she received her certification shortly after she joined FWVH in October of 2017. Her favorite thing is kittens.


Carol was born and raised in the Plymouth Meeting area and attended Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. Carol joined FWVH in 2012 with over 10 years’ experience in the veterinary profession. She started as a member of the client services team before training as a Technician and currently performs in both positions.

She has a special love for Rottweilers but is also passionate about feline rescues. She and her husband have 2 dogs. In her free time, Carol loves to go boating, camping and spend time with her grandson.



Kristen grew up in Upper Dublin. She graduated from Westchester University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Immaculata University with a Master’s in Clinical & Mental Health Counseling. She has four dogs – Minnie, Mulan, Lilo and Tootsie.

Client Services Specialist:


Marji was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs and attended Temple University. In the past she ran her own gift store and worked in physician offices. She joined the FWVH team in 2005.

At the office, Marji works as a Client Services Specialist. She makes sure that each and every one of our clients is taken care of in first class fashion. She also makes sure that her colleagues are well taken care of – she is the “Mother Hen” of the hospital, and it is her caring and concern for others that makes her indispensable to both the office and our clients.

Currently Marji lives in Downingtown with her husband of more than 50 years. She has three children (yes, one of them is Dr. Berman), seven grandchildren and four dogs. Out of everything in life, Marji most loves spending time with her family and pets.


Steph’s career was in the hair industry before she decided to enter the veterinary field due to her love of animals. She has been a receptionist for about 8 years. She and her husband have 2 rescue dogs, Kona and Otto and 2 cats Mya and Luna. On her days off she likes to spend time with her husband and fur babies. Her favorite place is the beach.



Kate grew up in Rose Tree with 5 siblings, lots of dogs and sometimes a pygmy goat or two. Her loves in life include her 2 children, animals, and music (not necessarily in that order – it depends on the day). You might catch her singing with area bands or at the Wells Fargo Center singing the national anthem. She is delighted to be part of the FWVH team.