Dr. Melissa Privette is a veterinarian in Rock Hill. She joined the Catawba Animal Clinic team in 2011 and her professional interests include surgery (specialty and routine) geriatric medicine, ophthalmology, and pain management.

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Dr. Melissa Privette

Melissa is a Rock Hill native graduating from Northwestern High School in 1997. She attended Clemson University for her undergraduate studies (Go Tigers!) and graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.

After earning her degree, she pursued her post-doctoral education as an Intern in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Hollywood Animal Hospital in Hollywood, FL. She joined the Catawba Animal Clinic team in 2011 and her professional interests include surgery (specialty and routine) geriatric medicine, ophthalmology, and pain management.

A fun fact regarding Melissa is that she started working at Catawba Animal Clinic in 1995 as a part of the kennel team. She continued as part of the team throughout her time at Clemson and acquired experience as a technician and receptionist, as well as a kennel counselor prior to her entering veterinary school in 2001.

At home, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband William and their three children- Hazel (2012), Dixon (2015), and Wyatt (2017). She is learning how to operate the tractor on their farm and takes every opportunity to visit family on the coast of SC.

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