William Smolski
Staff Veterinarian - Emergency DVM

  • BS, Biology, UNC Asheville
  • DVM, North Carolina State University
  • Internship, VCA SouthPaws

Special Interests:
Toxicology, wound management

  • Cheesecake, a gray tabby who enjoys birdwatching
  • Velvet Tuesday, a Siamese mix who is obsessed with Marcus
  • Marcus, a lab/sighthound mix, adopted from a shelter in North Carolina; Marcus was raised by cats, he does not know how to bark, play or be a dog in general

Personal Facts:
William grew up in rural North Carolina and moved to this area to pursue his training and a career in emergency medicine. After completing an internship, he worked at another specialty hospital for a year before returning to SouthPaws. His wife is a fellow ER veterinarian. He enjoys reading, hiking, video games and teaching.

Member of the VCA SouthPaws Team Since: 2015


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