Veterinarians


Matthew
                            Edson Matthew C. Edson, DVM, MICP - Veterinarian/Practice Owner                                                              [ Email ]

Licensed to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
Matt was born and raised in the area and has lived in Eastampton since early childhood.  He has strong community ties, was active in the Burlington County 4-H program for many years.  He attended elementary and middle school in Eastampton and is a 2001 graduate of Rancocas Valley Regional High School.  In 2005 he completed Paramedic certification (MICP) through Virtua Health prior to graduating from Rutgers Cook College with a double-major in Animal Science and Biology (BS) in 2007.  He is a 2011 graduate of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.  Growing up on a small farm, agriculture and animals have always been his passion.  From a young age he has been active in the horse community and was an active hunter/jumper rider for many years.  Work experiences have been varied to say the least and have included time spent as a cow milker at the old Sunnyside Dairy in Westampton, NJ, an ocean lifeguard for the Long Beach Township Beach Patrol, a Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic for the Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corporation, and an adjunct professor in the Science, Math, and Technology department at Burlington County College.  He is the Chair and Large Animal Representative on the AVMA Comittee on Disaster and Emergency Issues, a member of the Executive Board of the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association, and a Site Visitor for the AVMA Council on Education.  Matt is interested in all aspects of veterinary medicine with an emphasis on equine, small ruminant, camelid, and pot bellied pig medicine and surgery.  He has a variety of animal family members including his horses (Bud, Buddy, and Sunny), a miniature donkey (Buster), a mule (Bo), two sheep (Opie, and Scout), two goats (Chase, and Gomer), four pot bellied pigs (Cranberry, Bea, Clara, and Piggy Smalls), a Jersey steer (Sammy), three golden retrievers (Murphy, Cody, and Buddy), a daschund (Frankie), a dromedary camel (Boris), and four cats (Tyson Curtis, Morgan, Oscar, and Katie).


Dr. Kate Hepworth


Kate Hepworth-Warren, DVM, DACVIM
- Associate Veterinarian/Internal Medicine (LA)         [ Email ]

Licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Kate was born in the UK, but moved with her family to Indiana at a young age and grew up in the Midwest. While growing up, she rode Quarter Horses and competed in 4H and open shows in every event available, from showmanship to barrel racing with one of her two horses. She still has her barrel horse Ginger, who she began riding in fifth grade. After graduating high school, Kate attended Purdue University and obtained a Bachelorís degree in Animal Sciences in 2005. From there, she remained a Boilermaker while completing her DVM.  She graduated the second time from Purdue in 2010 and then moved south to Florida, where Kate completed an internship at AVS Equine Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. During her internship, she found her passion for critical care cases and neonatal medicine. Following completion of her internship, Kate moved back to the Midwest to pursue a large animal internal medicine residency at Iowa State University. She became board certified in internal medicine in 2014, and stayed on as faculty at Iowa State for the next year. Her husband, a small animal veterinarian, moved to New Jersey last summer- and Kate is excited to now be living full time on the East Coast with him, their two dogs, cat, and horse. Kate is most interested in complicated medical cases, including gastrointestinal disease, chronic weight loss, respiratory and neurologic disease, and neonatology- but is always happy to be working with horses! In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and their furry children, cooking, travelling, reading, riding her horse and running.






Paulina Ruszala, DVM

Paulina Ruszala, DVM
- Associate Veterinarian                                                                                              [ Email ]
Licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Paulina is a New Jersey native who grew up in South Brunswick.  She is a 2012 graduate of Rutgers University and was a student extern with us even prior to starting her undergraduate studies.  She attended Mississippi State University and graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016.  She is a mixed animal practitioner but has a special interest in small ruminants.



Katie Porter, VMD
- Associate Veterinarian                                                                                           [ Email ]

Dr. Porter completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Findlay where she earned a B.S. degree in Biology and an A.A. degree in Equestrian Studies. Katie then attended the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in May of 2014. After graduation, she com
pleted a rotating ambulatory and surgical internship at Ocala Equine Hospital in Ocala, FL and then continued her training with a two-year equine surgery and sports medicine internship at New Jersey Equine in Millstone, NJ. 
Katie's professional interests include lameness, diagnostic imaging, and surgery.

Dennis Ting, DVM, DACVS


Dennis Ting, DVM, DACVS
- Small Animal Surgeon (Orthopedics)                                                          [ Email ]
Dr. Dennis Ting is originally from Southern California where he attended the University of California, San Diego for his undergraduate work in the field of Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. He then earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis in 2003. In the following year, Dr. Ting returned to Southern California to complete a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery.  With a growing interest in small animal surgery, he completed a surgery specific internship in Denver followed by an orthopaedic research fellowship at Michigan State University. Dr. Ting then stayed on with Michigan State University and completed his residency training in small animal surgery. 
Dr. Ting is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has particular interests in orthopaedics, traumatology, and oncologic surgery. He is trained in minimally invasive surgeries such as fluoroscopic-assisted fracture repair. Dr. Ting has published a number of original orthopaedic articles in various veterinary journals and has presented numerous lectures on international, national and local levels. He remains active in veterinary continuing education and is a leading instructor in veterinary orthopaedic courses.
Dr. Ting is the owner of Princeton Veterinary Surgery and is a consulting veterinarian here at Rancocas Vet.  He performs primarily small animal orthopedic procedures.






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