Gary Spodnick

Board Certified in Surgery

North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Gary Spodnick is a board certified surgeon and one of the original veterinarians and founding partners at VSH. He earned his veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University in 1985. His work took him to Massachusetts where he practiced in a large general and specialty practice for three years. He completed a surgical residency program at Tufts University and then joined the faculty at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine, where from 1991 to 1997, he worked first as a clinical instructor and then as an assistant professor of surgery. At VSH, he performs both general and orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Spodnick has a special interest in oncologic as well as reconstructive surgery. He trained under Dr. Michael Pavletic at Tufts who is recognized worldwide for his research, innovations, and contributions to the field of veterinary plastic and reconstructive surgery.


The most satisfying part of my job is the joy and gratitude I receive from grateful clients whose pets we have helped.