Jamie DeSpirito, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Jamie DeSpirito is Chief of Staff at Ringwood Animal Hospital. She has lived in New Jersey for most of her life, having grown up in Ringwood and now residing in Rockaway. Dr. DeSpirito completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Vermont and then went on to earn a DVM degree at the University of Wisconsin.
Prior to joining our team, Dr. DeSpirito worked at Antietam Valley Animal Hospital in Reading, PA and Animal Care Center in Flanders, NJ. She has special interests in anesthesia and pain management, pet nutrition, and alternative veterinary medicine.
When she's not working, Dr. DeSpirito enjoys woodworking, home remodeling, baking, yoga, swimming and other water sports! Most of all, she loves spending time with her three rescue dogs — Stewie (a Pointer/Jack Russell mix), Bertram (a Puggle/Boston Terrier mix), and Griffin (a Lab/German Shepherd mix).
Frank Riccardelli, VMD
Dr. Frank Riccardelli graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in 1974, received a MS degree in Animal Nutrition from the Ohio State University in 1975, and earned a VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979.
Dr. Riccardelli became a partner in Ringwood Animal Hospital in 1985.
Monica Endy, DVM
Dr. Monica Endy grew up in and currently resides in Ringwood, New Jersey. She received an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and earned her DVM degree from the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining the Ringwood Animal Hospital team, Dr. Endy practiced at the Banfield Pet Hospital of Paramus. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery.
Outside of work, Dr. Endy enjoys spending time with friends and family. She has three dogs— Charlie the beagle, Harley the bulldog, and Hoss the pitbull.