Meet the Staff

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Kobi Shaltiel

Graduated in 2007 from Slovakia, Kobi is the co- founder and owner of Marshalswick Veterinary Surgery. He has a strong interest in surgery and is passionate about orthopaedic surgery. He is always keen to learn the latest surgical techniques to stay at the forefront of advances. At home, he has a rescue dog called Wanda and a cat called Misty.

Dr Anat Shaltiel

MVDr , PGCert - Cardiology M.R.C.V.S
Graduated in 2004 Anat is the co- founder and owner of Marshalswick Veterinary Surgery. She has been working in the Hartfordshaire area since 2007. Anat has successfully completed her post graduate certificate in small animals cardiology and also holds a degree in small animal physiotherapy.

Dr Sophie Stockwell

Born and raised in St. Albans, Sophie discovered her love for animals early and knew that she wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Sophie completed her veterinary degree in 2020 from the Royal Veterinary College. In 2021, she joined our team at Marshalswick Veterinary Surgery, where she continues to expand her knowledge and skills. She is a passionate surgeon who brings a compassionate approach to her work. When she is not working, Sophie enjoys spending time with her beloved dog Otis, She believes that having a pet enhances her understanding of the bond between animals and their owners Sophie is an avid netball player and a keen swimmer.

Dr Waseema Saeed DVM MRCVS

Waseema graduated from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in March 2018. Although born and bred in the South West, she absolutely loved her time as an international student in Warsaw, and is always keen to travel and learn about different cultures. Waseema has been working in first opinion small animal practice since graduating, and particularly enjoys soft tissue surgery and abdominal ultrasound. Having recently relocated to the area, she is keen to explore what Hertfordshire has to offer. At home, she has a cat called Mango who she loves to spoil! Waseema is currently completing her Postgraduate certificate in Diagnostic imaging


Veterinary Nurses

Mrs Nicki Foster

Head nurse RVN
Nicki has been a veterinary nurse for over 15 years and is one of our most experienced members of staff. She is very enthusiastic and is looking forward to providing all the pets we see with the best possible care and TLC. Nicki is also our cat friendly clinic representative.

Mrs Yvonne Robson

Senior member of team


Ms Rosie Hort


Miss Charley Matthews