VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina

Doctors Overview

We invite you to explore the biographies of our VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina veterinarians and staff and learn more about them. Our hospital's team of doctors and staff are highly-trained and experienced veterinary professionals, who are ready to assist you and your pet whenever a health problem arises. As you will see in our biography section, our staff has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but above all, they are all dedicated veterinary professionals who share a genuine love of animals and a desire to provide the very best care for them. As pet owners ourselves, we understand how difficult it is when a pet becomes ill. It’s our mission to help in every way possible with expertise and compassion. Please don’t hesitate to call upon us whenever we can be of assistance to you and your pet.

VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina

  • Jonathan Suber

    Medical Director
    DVM, Tuskegee University
    Certifications: DACVS
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Suber, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons,  received his D.V.M. from the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his small animal ...
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  • William Draper

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Certifications: DACVIM/Neurology
    Departments: Neurology

    Dr. Draper earned his BS in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University and his DVM from Ross University.  He was an associate in a Small Animal General Practice ...
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  • Kevin Kunkel

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Colorado State University
    Certifications: DACVS-SA
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Kunkel earned his B.S. degree in physiology from Cornell University and his D.V.M. from Colorado State University. After four years in private practice, Dr. Kunkel began his specialty training.

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  • Michelle Waschak

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Georgia
    Certifications: DACVS
    Masters of Science in Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Waschak, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons, received her D.V.M. from the University of Georgia. After internships at the University of Tennessee and at a ...
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  • Jacqueline Paritte

    Intern
    DVM, Oklahoma State University
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Jacqueline Paritte received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Rutgers, a PhD in Ecology from University of Oklahoma, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Oklahoma State, and

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  • Sarah Salyer

    Intern
    DVM, Tuskegee University
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Sarah Salyer attended Centre College and received a Bachelors in Psychobiology, University of Louisville for her Masters in Physiology, and then Tuskegee University for her Doctor of Veterinary

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  • Stan Veytsman

    Intern
    DVM, St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Stan Veytsman attended St. George’s University to receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree! His goal is to become a Board Certified Surgical Oncologist, so he can provide outstanding

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina is open Monday-Friday 8 AM-5 PM; Saturday 8 AM-3 PM; closed on Sundays. If your pet has a medical emergency during our hospital’s hours, please telephone us immediately at 803-798-0803. Our experienced team of veterinarians, technicians and assistants are here to help you and your pet.

Our address is:

VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina
3912 Fernandina Road
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803-798-0803

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If your pet is experiencing a medical crisis when our hospital is closed, you may take your pet to the following 24/7/365 veterinary emergency hospital in our vicinity:

South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care
3924 Fernandina Road
Columbia, SC 29210
803-561-0015

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