Dr. Ryan Smith graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences. Following veterinary school, Ryan completed a 1-year rotating internship in small animal surgery and medicine at Advanced Critical Care Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Smith also completed his Masters in Public Health from the University of Minnesota in 2011. Ryan began working with VCA Lakewood in 2010. He enjoys surfing, traveling, playing music, and the outdoors.