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

MAPLE SHADE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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 one of the first specialists to open a veterinary ophthalmology
private practice in New Jersey in 1971.

“Pets are referred to our Ophthalmology
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.

, 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.


NorthStar VETS
Phil Barnes, Marketing Director