Our Veterinarians

PA Vets

The Animal Medical Hospital of State College team of skilled veterinarians welcomes you to our practice. Proudly serving the State College and Park Forest Village areas. At Animal Medical Hospital of State College, it is our daily privilege to provide quality vet care to your cherished pet, with compassion and competence. We hope to ensure a positive impact on our patients, pet owners and the local community.


Dr. Robert Mason, Medical Director

A long-time resident of State College, Dr. Mason attended Penn State University, majoring in Animal Bioscience. He went on to attend the University of Tennessee where he received his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He interned at the Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital in Springfield, MA. Dr. Mason has attended the Orthopedic Surgical Series offered by Virginia Polytechnic University School of Veterinary Medicine allowing him to advance his surgical skill in orthopedics and pain management. His hobbies include woodworking, gardening and spending time with his family. He currently resides in Port Matilda with his wife, Melissa, their two children, Kayla and Jared, their cat, Phoebe, and their dog, Murphy.


Dr. Alan Friedlander

Raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Friedlander graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Psychology. He earned his Masters Degree in Social Work from Washington University in 1979. Dr. Friedlander worked as a camp director at the New Jersey YMHA camps from 1979-1981. He received his Veterinary Degree from Iowa State University in 1987. He has been practicing at Animal Medical Hospital since 1989. Dr. Friedlander's interests include avian and exotic medicine. Additionally, he has attended several continuing education seminars in veterinary ultrasound. Dr. Friedlander had the unique opportunity to spend time at Vet Med Referral in Santa Fe, NM where he gained valuable experience with their expert ultrasonographer. His hobbies include yoga, rock climbing, and canoeing. Dr. Friedlander resides in State College with his wife, Margaret, and their two daughters, Sarah and Sky. They share their home with their dog, Taz, and their cat, Merlin.


Dr. Jonathan Baldys

Dr. Jonathan Baldys is originally from Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He attended Penn State University. During his time there he performed research in molecular biology in malaria vaccine development for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Dr. Baldys graduated in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He has always enjoyed working with animals since he grew up on a small farm in rural Pennsylvania so he chose to work at a small animal veterinary hospital in Williamsport after graduation. In 2011 Dr. Baldys enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation in 2015 he worked for a year at a local mixed animal practice where he gained experience in a variety of areas primarily working with cats and dogs. Dr. Baldys enjoys the challenges of the career and the rewards of companion animal care. His hobbies include playing guitar as well as playing and watching a variety of sports. He is a die hard Philadelphia sports fan, especially of the Philadelphia 76ers. He loves road trips and discovering new places in his Toyota Prius. We are super excited to have Dr. Baldys join our ALL-STAR Team at Animal Medical Hospital!