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Albert P. Lofaro, D.V.M.


Dr. Al Lofaro has been with Emerson Animal Hospital P.A. since 1994. Although he comes from a family of physicians, his love for animals, especially dogs, cats, and horses, led him to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Lofaro is a native of Fort Lee, New Jersey. He attended the Veterinary School of Perugia, Italy, and also spent two years at the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in Indiana.

While studying in Italy, he also played semi-pro baseball and basketball. His other hobbies include skiing, fishing, tennis, water sports, fine wines, and gourmet foods.

Dr. Gabriel Stein


Dr. Gabriel Stein is a native of Brooklyn, NY and recent transplant to Bergen County NJ. He graduated from The University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. He has been at Emerson Animal Hospital since 2011. He enjoys working with the animals under his care. He has a professional interest in Internal Medicine and Emergency Care. His other interests include traveling, biking and cooking.

Dr. Maryse Arteficio


Dr. Maryse Arteficio joined Emerson Animal hospital in 2015. She is a native of Teaneck, New Jersey and received her undergraduate degree from The College of New Jersey in 2011. Dr. Arteficio graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Her special interests include radiology and surgery. When she is not working Dr. Arteficio enjoys reading, travel, trying new cuisines and spending time with her cat Rita.


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