Justin Praslicka, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Justin Praslicka, our Chief of Staff, began working at Cedar Brook Animal Hospital in 2011. Originally from Waxahachie, Texas, Dr. Praslicka earned an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University. Later, he obtained a DVM degree from Ross University. Prior to working at Cedar Brook, he practiced at veterinary practices in Texas. Dr. Praslicka has special veterinary interests in pet surgery.
At home, he has two cats. Dr. Praslicka enjoys being outdoors, especially kayaking, golfing, fishing and hiking.
Dr. Fred Cuccinello, DVM
Dr. Fred Cuccinello is a New Jersey native and began working at Cedar Brook Animal Hospital in 2015. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University and the University of Florida. Later, he also obtained a DVM degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Cuccinello has several special veterinary interests, including internal medicine, gastroenterology, endocrinology, neurology, dermatology and behavioral medicine.
Dr. Cuccinello has over 30 years experience practicing veterinary medicine in both northern and southern New Jersey. At home, he has two dogs and two goldfish.
Gwyn Retkowski, VMD
Dr. Gywn Retkowski has been working at Cedar Brook Animal Hospital since 1993. She grew up in Pennsylvania and now lives in Pedrickstown, New Jersey.
Dr. Retkowski attended Lafayette College for undergrad and later earned a VMD degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She has five pets at home including two dogs, two cats, and a pony!
Norman Haber, VMD
Dr. Norman Haber founded Cedar Brook Animal Hospital in 1989. Growing up, he lived in upstate New York; now he resides in Hammonton, New Jersey. Dr. Haber attended the University of Buffalo for undergrad and later earned a VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to Cedar Brook, Dr. Haber also practiced at other hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has special veterinary interests in pet behavior and internal medicine.
Dr. Haber has two cats and four dogs at home. In his spare time, he enjoys cross-country skiing, bicycling, and kayaking.