Benjamin Spitz, VMD
Dr. Spitz comes to Companion Veterinary Hospital of Wayne after spending the past twelve years in small animal practice in Morris County and seeing emergency cases at the Newton Veterinary hospital. He is a native New Yorker who has successfully made the transition to suburban living in Northern New Jersey.
Dr. Spitz graduated from Dartmouth College in 1991 with a degree in history. He spent the next five years working in various jobs and traveling to distant parts of the globe. He eventually returned to veterinary school and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999.
After graduation, Dr. Spitz completed a one-year rotating medical and surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City where he worked closely with experts in many different specialties. He spent the next eight years practicing at small animal hospitals in Manhattan and Essex County.
Dr. Spitz’s veterinary interests include wellness and preventative medicine, endocrinology, and oncology.
He spends his time out of the office with his wife Stephanie, his 2 kids Sam and Jordan, and his 2 dogs Tyler and Wade. He enjoys traveling, reading, playing sports, and watching movies.
Amy is our Practice Manager who leads the team in providing excellent medical care and superior customer service. She is involved in every aspect of veterinary care and encourages her team to go above and beyond with each patient, ensuring they receive the finest healthcare possible. You can rest assured that she has your pet's best interest at heart. Amy spends her free time with her husband, their three daughters, and three dogs, George, Jack, and Penny.
Technician Assistant / CSR
Tori is part of our growing Technician team at Companion Veterinary Hospital and absolutely loves working with all of our patients on a daily basis. After graduating from Ramapo College of NJ with a degree in Visual Communications/Graphic Design, she decided to merge her eye for design with her love for animals and manage our social media accounts; a little bit of everything she loves mixed together to create my dream job! Tori enjoys gaining veterinary knowledge and applying her new skills daily. When Tori is not working she loves being outdoors, watching football, and spending time with her dog Raider.
Danielle is our trusted and compassionate Senior Technician. She has been with the company since 2014. Danielle loves making lasting relationships with our clients and getting to know their furry best friends! She also enjoys dental procedures, surgery, and phlebotomy. When Danielle isn't at work, she loves spending time with her husband, two children and mutt Maple Jane; also known as MJ. She is also an avid equestrian who enjoys spending time horseback riding.
Maddie joined our team in June 2023 after graduating from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. She has always had a love for animals and make sure all our furry friends get lots of love and care at every visit. Maddie enjoys expanding her technician skills under our senior technician and gaining veterinary knowledge under Dr. Spitz. When she is not at work Maddie enjoys hanging out with friends and family, reading a good book, or playing with her dog Bailey.
Marcus joined our team in June of 2022 after serving in the United States Marine Corps for four years. He enjoys interacting with clients, pets, and can assist with all of our Spanish Speaking clients! His interests are phlebotomy, patient care, and learning all things surgery. When Marcus is not working you can find him attending school, at John Jay Criminal Justice, or traveling with his wife and their two dogs, Leo and Lea.