About Us

Metrovet Center Full Service Animal Hospital in Jersey City

Metrovet Center understands your pet is a beloved member of your family. We proudly offer the highest levels of care along with the very latest in medical advances for your family pet. Our team is dedicated committed to providing every pet owner with patience and compassion while fully addressing the questions and concerns related to your pet’s health and well being.

We are a full service animal hospital committed to delivering excellent care throughout the entire life of your pet. Our services include wellness care, early detection and treatment of health problems as your pet ages, behavioral counseling, and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during their lifetime. We take the time to educate pet owners, and we encourage them to take an active role in meeting their pet's health care needs.

At Metrovet Vet Center, we strive to improve the quality of life for every pet we treat by providing comprehensive, compassionate care. We provide consistent and thorough clinical services to every pet we treat. Whether visiting for a routine procedure or an emergency visit, you can expect the same level of excellent care on every visit.


Cory Waxman, V.M.D.

Dr. Waxman offers a wide range of veterinary services for dogs, cats, and other small mammals. He grew up in Bergen County and has been an animal lover his whole life, volunteering at animal shelters from a young age. He received a BS in biochemistry from Northwestern University before going on to veterinary school. Dr. Waxman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, and has been treating pets in Northern NJ for the past 5 years.

While completing his studies, Dr. Waxman was involved in zoo medicine and conservation work. He interned at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, where he worked with giraffes, lions, camels, and endangered birds. He also conducted research for the “Noah’s Ark” Project at both Northwestern and UPenn, developing artificial reproduction methods for endangered canine and feline species.

Dr. Waxman truly cares for the animals that he treats, and enjoys working with pet owners to provide the best medical care possible. This is why he has a great reputation with veterinary staff across Northern NJ – they love working with him!

Dr. Waxman lives in Northern New Jersey with his 3 rescue cats Marle, Paprika, and Valerie, and his dog Jersey. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, traveling, and martial arts.