Dr. Dana Baker-Smith - Lead Veterinarian

Dr. Dana Baker joined the Averill Animal Hospital family in November of 2020 as our Lead Veterinarian.

She is a native to the Atlanta area and attended undergrad at Savannah State University. Here, she received a Bachelor's in Science Degree in Biology. She then attended veterinary school on the beautiful island of Grenada at St. George’s School of Veterinary Medicine, after which, she did her clinical year at the University of Illinois. Graduating in 2008, Dr. Baker quickly fled the cold North and returned to the warmth of the South. She has worked at various hospitals in the Atlanta area. As a practicing veterinarian, Dr. Baker takes a special interest in internal medicine, dentistry, reproduction, and geriatric care. Dr. Baker is also a member of AVMA, GVMA, AHS, AVDS.

Dr. Baker and her husband have two children and two dogs (Huey and Riley). In her spare time, she loves to travel, reading great books, and is an avid football fan (Go Falcons!!).

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