VCA Palmetto Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Melanie Stefanski

    Melanie has been in the field of veterinary medicine since 1991. She attended the University of Delaware majoring in Pre-vet, Animal Science and later received her teaching license. She is originally from NJ, moving to Myrtle Beach in 2006. She has spent a majority of her time as a surgery manager for a veterinary specialty hospital in Pennsylvania. Her area of specialty is anesthesia and pain management. She also was the instructor for the Veterinary Technology Program at the county college for 10 years. Melanie shares her home with 3 dachshunds, 1 lab, her husband and her young son. She has been with VCA since 2008.

  • Office Manager

    Maria Webb

    Maria is originally from Conway and has been with VCA for 14 years. She has been married for 20 years. She has 3 cats: Jade (old gray tabby), Storm (old tan domestic short hair), and Leo (orange domestic short hair). She enjoys reading books and doing crafts. Most of all she enjoys baking cakes, cookies and treats. The staff really enjoys it when she brings something in for them to sample.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately.

4808 HWY 501 Myrtle Beach, SC 29579