P harmacists.Pharmacists. Our Team of Pharmacists have been working together for nearly two decades. You can be assured you will experience the level of care you deserve... Seamless service no matter which one of our professionals is behind the counter.
Ira Katz, RPh. Pharmacist. Owner.
Ira has owned the pharmacy since 1986. His expertise includes functional medicine, vaccine administration and prescription compounding. Ira also served as a member of the New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy for 10 years, as he was appointed by the Governor of New Jersey.
Katz is one of the few pharmacists in the state who does extensive compounding of medications, mixing up special remedies for customers who need medications that are not readily available in a prepared form. He can also add custom flavors to make the medications more palatable, all in the name of providing his customers what they need. Read more about Ira’s advancements and accomplishments in the Star Ledger article “The Rx: Druggist, reinvent thyself.”
Robert Gazsi, RPh, Pharmacist.
Robert Gazsi had been a registered pharmacist in practice since 1977. He is currently a pharmacist at Far Hills Pharmacy and Health Foods in Bedminster, New Jersey. He specializes in Natural Hormone Replacement in both men and women with emphasis on peri-menopausal hormone corrections and Estrogen Dominance Syndrome. A compounding pharmacist with emphasis on transdermal hormone replacement and pain management, Robert works closely with physicians, nurse practitioners and other health care providers to develop hormone replacement protocols for patients.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and is currently working towards certification as a clinical nutritionist. He leads seminars on nutrition and health, which include Menopause Management, Osteoporosis, The Aging Mind and Memory, and many other topics. He provides individual counseling on natural hormone replacement. He lectures on natural hormone replacement at hospitals and to health practitioners who are interested in an alternative approach to hormone replacement therapy for their patients.
Jeff Ryzoff, RPh. Pharmacist in Charge.
Jeffrey D. Ryzoff is a Mass. College of Pharmacy graduate from the class of 1986 in Boston, MA.
He has over 30 years of experience in the Pharmacy industry. Jeffrey is currently certified, as he is registered and administering immunizations in a pharmacy setting. He also has over 10 years of compounding experience at FHP. In the past, he has been a pharmacy owner in New Jersey, which he sold to a major chain in 2002. Jeffrey’s past experience also includes working in a hospital, mail order, nursing home and IV work. His passion focuses on independent retail pharmacy.
Jeffrey treats Far Hills Pharmacy as his own, and he respectfully serves customers as if they are members of his family.
Elizabeth Van Veldhuisen, RPh. Pharmacist.
Elizabeth Van Veldhuisen has been a pharmacist at Far Hills Pharmacy for 18 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to her tenure at Far Hills, she was the Pharmacy Manager at Eckerd Drug (now Rite Aid.) In addition to her time at Far Hills, she has been working as a staff pharmacist at Shop Rite Pharmacy in Flemington, NJ for the past 3 years. Recently, Elizabeth became a consultant pharmacist to The Center for Great Expectation in Somerset, NJ. She has her certification in CPR/AED and is licensed to administer vaccines according to New Jersey state law.
Elizabeth enjoys working in the independent pharmacy atmosphere. She has gotten to know many of the customers on a personal level, and strives to give all customers the level of service and care she would a family member.
Jessica Wang, Pharm.D. Pharmacist.
Jessica received her Pharm.D from Rutgers University- Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. She is a registered pharmacist and has been working as a per diem pharmacist at Far Hills Pharmacy since 2009. She is also currently a Senior Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation with a focus in the oncology therapeutic area.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys activities such as hiking and traveling.