PineHills Veterinary Hospital Veterinarians

Dave Garza, DVM / Owner

Dr. Dave Garza graduated from Texas A&M University in 1986. He owned and operated a very busy mixed animal practice in Austin, Texas for 15 years. After selling his practice in 2009, he and his family moved to New Zealand to work in a general, reproductive and referral equine practice. He also worked in Lexington, KY, practicing high level reproduction and horse performance medicine. Dr. Garza has extensive experience in general, preventive, surgical and geriatric health care. Dr. Garza and his family relocated to North Carolina in 2013, and is proud to call the Sandhills area home.

Megan Buchanan, DVM, CCRP, CVA

Dr. Buchanan received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) form the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. After graduation, she joined a busy small animal general practice while achieving her Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) and Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) credentials.

Dr. Buchanan's areas of special interest are Pain Management, Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Preventative Care, Acupuncture, and Hospice. In her free time Dr. Buchanan enjoys hiking, backpacking, traveling, running, and cooking.

Stephen Skilling, DVM, PhD

Dr. Skilling graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree in 1979 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1981. He practiced in Wisconsin Rapids, WI for one year and then in Roseville, MN until returning to the University of Minnesota in 1985 to earn a Ph.D. in Veterinary Pharmacology with a minor in Neuroscience in 1989.

Dr. Skilling’s areas of special interest are dentistry and laser surgery. Dr. Skilling has 30 years of relevant experience and specific expertise in laser surgery, dentistry, general medicine, ophthalmology, and endoscopy.

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