Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital

104 Kings Highway
Moorestown, NJ 08057



Ian J. Driben, VMD is the owner of Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical School and of Rutgers University School of Business.  He is currently serving as the Recent Past President of the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association, is a member of the University of Pennsylvania's Dean's Alumni Council, and participates on Veterinary Recommended Solutions Advisory Board; but what he really enjoys is educating his clients about various health and behavior issues affecting pets, including oral care and nutrition.

No DescriptionCharles J. Driben, VMD is a 1965 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and owner of Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital.  He is certified in the PennHIP technique for canine hip dysplasia diagnosis and is a past president of both the Southern New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (SNJVMA) and the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA).  He has been recognized as Veterinarian of the Year by the SNJVMA and has also received the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Award of Merit.

Megan L. Souders, VMD is originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  She received a B.S. in Animal Bioscience from Penn State University in 1999.  After ungraduate school, she worked as a veterinary technician for 3 years before deciding to continue her dream of becoming a veterinarian.  Dr. Souders attended the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, from which she graduated in 2007.  She has been a member of Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital since the summer of 2007.  Dr. Souders is a member of the AAFP, AVMA, NJMA, and PVMA.  Dr. Souders has a special interest in feline medicine, internal medicine, dentistry, and surgery.

Rachel E. Baratz, VMD is originally from Colts Neck, NJ. She received a B.A. in Biology from Brandeis University in 2000, then went on to receive her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Baratz completed a one year rotating internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ.  Post internship, she spent 6 years practicing emergency medicine, then made the switch to general practice in May of 2010. Dr. Baratz joined Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital in December, 2014.

Melissa Worhach, DVM is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and is a 2009 graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  She moved to NJ with her husband after graduation. Dr. Worhach joined the team at Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital in September 2016; prior to that, she worked in a general practice/emergency hospital alongside a host of veterinary specialists. Dr. Worhach is a member of the AVMA and NJVMA, and has interests in preventative care, ophthalmology, and internal medicine.

Jeaniene Williams, DVM is originally from Cinnaminson, NJ. She received her bachelors degree in Animal Behavior from Franklin & Marshall College  in 2006. After graduating, she received her masters degree in animals and public policy from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2007.  She then worked at the Philadelphia Zoo for 3 years in the department of conservation and education. She attended The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2015. Some of her interests include exotic animal medicine, dermatology, behavior, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and preventative medicine. She knows that your pet is a member of the family, whether they have fur, feathers or scales, she wants to provide them with the best of care.

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Dr. Karen Meltzer-Driben is an ACVIM board certified veterinary cardiologist.  She received her Bachelor of Arts from Lafayette College in 2000. She went on to receive her veterinary degree from The University of Pennsylvania in 2006. She completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery in 2007with Garden State Veterinary Specialists, as well as completing an internship in the specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2008. She did a residency in cardiology at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital from 2008-2011and was awarded board certification by American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Cardiology in 2011. Dr. Meltzer joined Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in 2011 as a full time boarded veterinary cardiologist. In the fall of 2016, she launched Pet Heart Specialist, LLC as an independent contractor in order to service more hospitals and clients with their veterinary cardiology needs.  back to top

Steven P. Cudia, VMD is the Director of Veterinary Surgical Services (VSS), is board-certified in Canine and Feline Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.  Dr. Cudia received his veterinary medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994.  He is a native of Toms River and now resides there with his family.  Prior to veterinary school, he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Scranton and completed course work toward a Master of Laboratory Animal Science degree at Hahnemann University.  Following a year in private practice, he completed a one-year Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.  He participated in both the Basic and Advanced Courses on the Surgical Fixation of Fractures at The Ohio State University and has authored two peer-reviewed articles and an abstract.  Dr. Cudia has been employed with Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Inc and Red Bank Veterinary Hospital & Referral Service and has provided surgical and relief veterinary services to practices in New Jersey.  The aforementioned unique employment and training opportunities have enabled Dr. Cudia to gain considerable experience and expertise in the surgical management of disease in small animals under the direct guidance of Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.  Dr. Cudia is an active member of the New jersey Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Jersey Shore Veterinary Medical Association.  His detailed curriculum vitae and a list of references are available upon request.  back to top

Tina Borek, RDMS runs Mobile Pet Ultrasound an on-site, on-call veterinary ultrasound referral service, serving veterinarians and animal hospitals in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.  Tina, a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, founded Mobile Pet Ultrasound in 2000 and specializes in diagnostic small animal ultrasound for abdominal, cardiac, and ocular indications.  Using advanced ultrasound technology, state-of-the-art telemedicine connectivity and a network of board certified specialists, Mobile pet ultrasound is able to provide you and your clients with clinical competence and confidence...fast.  All of our ultrasounds are read and interpreted by board certified Veterinary Radiologists (DACVR) and/or Cardiologists (DACVIM).  back to top