Ilana Yablonovich, VMD — Chief of Staff
Dr. Ilana Yablonovich, our Chief of Staff, grew up in Englewood, New Jersey and currently resides in New York City. She received an undergraduate degree from Barnard College in New York and earned a VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating, Dr. Yablonovich returned to New York, completing a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group in Brooklyn. Her special interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology.
In her spare time, Dr. Yablonovich enjoys running, trying new foods, and traveling. She also shares her home with a handsome hound named Carlos.
Nitsan Tal, DVM
Dr. Nitsan Tal, a veterinarian at Cresskill Animal Hospital, grew up in Israel and currently resides in Closter, New Jersey. She received an undergraduate degree from Tel Aviv University in 1992 and a DVM degree from Koret School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. In addition to practicing at Cresskill Animal Hospital, Dr. Tal has also spent time practicing at Lefferts Animal Hospital in Richmond Hill, New York.
Dr. Tal's medical interests include internal medicine, endocrinology, soft tissue surgery and emergency medicine. She appreciates establishing close relationships with her clients and their pets. She also enjoys photography and spending her leisure time with her friends and family as well as her pet cat.
Joe Khodari, VMD
Dr. Joe Khodari grew up in Los Angeles, California and currently resides in Englewood, New Jersey. He received an undergraduate degree from UCLA and received a VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Cresskill Animal Hospital team, Dr. Khodari practiced in Los Angeles and New York City. His special interests include dentistry, surgery, and emergency medicine.
In his spare time, Dr. Khodari enjoys skiing, biking, and traveling.