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Meet Our Veterinarians


Dr. Mark Burch
DVM, Associate Veterinarian

Mark Burch

Dr. Mark Burch graduated from the University of Tennessee and now lives in the Poconos with his wife, Heather, and their four children, Ashley, Emily, Ben, and Jo. The family owns a number of different animals, including horses, chickens, a dog, cats, fish, and guinea pigs. Dr. Burch had always wanted to be a veterinarian and feels that veterinary medicine choose him more than the other way around. He enjoys working with the people and pets of Barton Heights and working with the staff to help clients and their animals live healthy lives. In his spare time, Dr. Burch enjoys gardening, hiking, camping, and a variety of sports.

Dr. Helen Crabtree

Helen Crabtree

Dr. Crabtree graduated from Louisiana State University’s veterinary medicine program. She was drawn to veterinary medicine through the challenge of diagnosing patients, and she greatly enjoys the process of restoring mobility in pets that have suffered from injury or illness. Dr. Crabtree lives in the Poconos with her coonhound, Julian, and two tortoises, Frank and Ernest.

Dr. Sarah Dengler

Sarah   Dengler

Dr. Sarah Dengler received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and pursued her veterinary degree from Purdue University. She resides in the Poconos with her 2 cats, Santiago and Sawyer, and her 2 horses, Denali and Pippy. Sarah grew up with a variety of pets and always wanted a career with animals. Not only does she love playing with puppies and kittens, but most of all, she enjoys working as a team with owners to help keep their animals happy and healthy! Outside of work, Sarah likes to ride horses, hike, spend time with family and friends, and cuddle with her cats.

Dr. Jonathan C. Goodwin
DVM, Diplomate ACVIM | Cardiologist

Jonathan C. Goodwin

Dr. Jonathan C. Goodwin was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University and received his veterinary degree from Tuskegee University. He completed his internship in 2000 at the Coral Springs Animal Hospital, and then went on to complete a cardiology residency at Purdue University. His special cardiology interests include canine and feline birth defects, interventional cardiology, cardiac arrhythmias, feline cardiac disease, and long-term management of congestive heart failure. Dr. Goodwin is a Diplomate of The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology).

Dr. Dana Hardisky

Dr. Dana Hardisky is a 2006 graduate of Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School. She went on to complete her undergraduate coursework at the University of Scranton. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2015, with her clinical training year completed at Cornell University Hospital for Animals. Her professional interests included small animal internal and preventative medicine. Dr. Hardisky also enjoys working with small ruminants and camelids.
Dr. Hardisky resides on an 80 head sheep farm where she is the flock manger, raising registered Hampshires, Suffolks, and club lambs. She is a cat lover at heart with several “four legged kids”. Outside of work, Dr. Hardisky is an avid sports fan.

Dr. Sean Ott
VMD, Associate Veterinarian

Sean Ott

Graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, Dr. Sean Ott worked at the Penn Genetics Lab and concurrently received a business certificate from the Wharton Small Business Development Center. He currently lives in Nazareth with his wife, three children, and their two cats, Marvin and Pouncers. Dr. Ott enjoys the variety of work he experiences from day to day. As he puts it, "Switching from a dermatology case to medicine to a wellness visit and to surgery then dentistry—you never know what you might be doing in a day." He chose to go into veterinary medicine as he found biology fascinating and filled with many unknowns. Because he enjoys diversity, problem solving, and fixing things, veterinary medicine is an excellent choice as he experiences each of these every day. In his free time, Dr. Ott enjoys biking, skiing, woodworking, home improvement, and traveling.

Dr. Jeremy Wentz
VMD, Veterinarian

Jeremy  Wentz

Dr. Jeremy Wentz graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003 and purchased Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital in 2009. He lives in the Poconos with his wife, Nicole, and their four kids, Jackson, Brielle, Colton, and Caleena (Colton and Caleena are twins) and their Golden retriever, Champ. When Dr. Wentz’s children ask where he is going, he enjoys responding with, "To fix animals." He finds great satisfaction in helping pets recover and from the obvious appreciation shown by the pets and their owners. Since he was a young child, Dr. Wentz wanted to practice medicine. He is fascinated by how the body systems work and how we can alter or improve the body by medicine or surgery. Dr. Wentz plans to continue to bring new and advanced services and specialists to the Pocono region. He explains, "My goal is to continue to offer the best veterinary care to our clients."

Dr. Phil Zeltzman
DVM, Diplomate DACVS, CVJ | Surgeon

Phil Zeltzman

After graduating in 1993 from the University of Liege, School of Veterinary Medicine in Belgium, Dr. Phil Zeltzman simultaneously worked as a general practitioner, emergency vet, and journalist for three years in his native city of Paris, France. He completed a one-year internship at the University of Georgia, then a three-year surgical residency near Chicago, Illinois. Then he worked as a surgeon for four years at a surgical practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, and almost four years at a surgical practice in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Since then, Dr. Zeltzman has worked as a traveling surgeon, which means that he performs advanced surgery at the clinic of family veterinarians. He is a board-certified surgeon, in other words, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, which is a much-coveted professional achievement. He is also a certified surgeon for the Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) and has performed thousands of these procedures in dogs from less than 50 pounds to more than 250 pounds! He is owned by two crazy cats named Praline and Nougat and loves working with clients to help their pets get better. In his own words, "Whether we fix a broken bone, remove a tumor, or repair a torn ligament, improving pet quality of life is what drives me."

We Our Clients

Thank you all so much! Only a day later and our Giz is doing much better!
Cari Smith