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Melissa Irvin, DVM

Dr. Irvin is a native of Concord, North Carolina who graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2003. She received her Doctorate degree from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Upon the completion of her doctorate, Dr. Irvin interned at Hollywood Animal Hospital, a busy 24-hour hospital located in Hollywood, Florida. She then worked at a small animal hospital in Winston-Salem for 3 years before moving back to the local area to be closer to family.

Dr. Irvin joined the practice at East Lincoln Animal Hospital as an Associate Veterinarian in 2010. Her areas of interest include surgery, geriatric medicine as well as treating some exotics.

In her spare time, Dr. Irvin enjoys spending time with family and loved ones, reading, shopping, and going to the lake. She has a Labrador named Finley, a tortoise-shell cat named Kaia, and a leopard tortoise named Tomish.