Dr. Mark P. Helfat is the founder and owner of Larchmont Animal Hospital.  He graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in 1973 and the NYS College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in 1977.
Dr. Helfat devotes most of his time to medical appointments and has a particular interest in dermatology, renal disorders, and cardiology.  He also cares for goats, sheep, and cattle.  Dr. Helfat believes strongly in organized veterinary medicine and has served as an officer in the South Jersey Veterinary Medical Association  and the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (President 1996).  Dr. Helfat has represented the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association  in the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA)  House of Delegates and served on the AVMA’s Board of Directors, eventually assuming the role of Board Chair.



Dr. Paul Tamas graduated from the University of Veterinary Science in Hungary in 1972.
He completed an internship at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981 and a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984.  He also attended the Medical Dental Center in 1998 and 2003.  Dr. Tamas’ particular interests are anesthesiology, soft tissue surgery, ophthamology, and otology.  Outside the office he enjoys photography, videography, camping, skiing, biking, and classic cars.  Dr. Tamas prides himself in owning 2 classic Mini’s— a 1972 Mini 1000, and a rare 1980 Mini Cabrio (of which there are only 6 in the U.S.).