Medford Veterinary Ophthalmologist Joins NorthStar VETS

Renowned Medford-Based Veterinary Ophthalmologist James Clinton, VMD, DACVO Joins NorthStar VETS Team In Maple Shade

Maple Shade, NJ - December 15, 2015 -After a long and successful career as one of the nation's first veterinary specialists in ophthalmology, James Clinton, VMD, DACVO is closing his Medford, NJ -based private practice and merging with NorthStar VETS' (NSV) at their new 24/7 satellite location 2834 Route 73 North, in Maple Shade (in the Lowe's shopping center at the intersection of routes 73 x 38). NSV offers world-class emergency and specialty care for dogs, cats, birds, small mammals and exotics.

"It is with great pleasure that I have accepted this offer to become part of the NorthStar VETS family," said Dr. Clinton. "Their commitment to provide outstanding clinical and client service will make this transition effortless, allowing me to continue caring for patients and pet owners."

Dr. Clinton is a highly regarded, board-certified pioneer in advanced eye care for dogs, cats, horses, and farm animals. An alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, he was an early member of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and the one of the first specialists to open a veterinary ophthalmology private practice in New Jersey in 1971.

"Pets are referred to our Ophthalmology Department through their primary care veterinarian when advanced eye care is needed. This includes injury, disease, surgery, vision loss, foreign body removal, change in pupil size, glaucoma, cataracts, dry eye, breed-specific conditions, and often when a pet is not responding to treatment," said Dan Stobie, DVM, MS, DACVS, founder and Chief of Staff of NSV. "Dr. Clinton brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our practice. We are honored and humbled that he is joining us."

Appointments with Dr. Clinton are available by referral, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.

Award-winning, AAHA-accredited NorthStar VETS, with locations in Robbinsville and Maple Shade, NJ, exists for the fundamental purpose of improving the quality of life of pets, pet owners, referring veterinarians, and staff. Independently owned and operated, NSV rolls out the red carpet for everyone, striving to always provide the best experience possible with exceptional medical care, and a higher than average staff-to-patient ratio for more personalized attention and five star service.

Call 609.259.8300 or visit for additional information.

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