Burl-Moor-Driben Animal Hospital

104 Kings Highway
Moorestown, NJ 08057

(856)235-2524

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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 the original 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.


Outside visiting personnel to help you and your pet:

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


Dr. Josh Portner, Mobile Veterinary Ultrasound Services (Photo coming soon!)

After graduating from Tufts University of Veterinary Medicine in 2004, Dr. Josh completed a small animal rotating internship at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in 2005.  Dr. Josh then finished my residency at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in 2008 and became a board-certified specialist in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine in 2009. He has enjoyed responsibility in a variety
of roles over the course of his career: helping start the residency program at OSVS, becoming the first ECC specialist in a busy and growing emergency and specialty practice in central New Jersey, moving on to an Emergency Director position in northern New Jersey, and then Medical Director charged with the startup and growth of the first satellite practice for a large emergency, specialty and referral hospital. Diagnostic ultrasound has been part of Dr. Josh's clinical role throughout his career, and these previous experiences all led him to be able to help patients the most as a mobile ultrasound practitioner and consultant for difficult to manage cases. Dr. Josh also holds a current position on the NJVMA Executive board, as well as works with the NJVMA task force for continuing education, the NJVMA legislative committee, and is the lead for the opioid epidemic task force, all of which enable him to be an advocate for the health and safety of pets in New Jersey and the improvement and security of the veterinary profession.