Meet the Staff

Veterinary Surgeons

Dr Kobi Shaltiel

MVDr M.R.C.V.S. Director
Graduated in 2007 from Slovakia, Kobi is the 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 Anish Patel

Anish graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. After spending some time in the USA, he moved back to Hertfordshire in 2012 and has been practising locally for the last 8 years. Anish joined the Marshalswick Veterinary team in 2020. He believes in practising high-quality medicine and is keen to utilise the latest technologies to help prevent and treat ill-health domestic pets. He has a particular interest in small animal surgery, orthopaedics and ophthalmology. In his spare time, Anish enjoys playing football but particularly spending time with his miniature dachshund Maximus

DR Anat Shaltiel



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.

Miss Georgia Bruce

Student veterinary nurse


Ken Omersa

MA FRSA, IT Consultant
Kenny is in charge of the vital IT workings of the practice as well as helping the practice run smoothly. He is often to be seen popping in and out.