VCA Palmetto Animal Hospital

Myrtle Beach Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Laurel Berger-Bishop

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    I grew up in Norway, Tanzania and Kenya, and came to the US to go to college.  Growing up overseas was a great adventure, and biology has always been a primary interest in my life.  This

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  • Shawna Buerkle

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Dr. Buerkle grew up in Charleston SC, and never wanted to leave.  But her love of science took her to Hartsville to the SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics. She then

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  • Tacy Dawkins

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Kansas State University
    Graduate School: Kansas State University

    Dr. Dawkins grew up in rural Kansas and attended Kansas State University for both her undergraduate coursework and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She graduated in May 2012 from Kansas State

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  • Rebecca Moland

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Missouri


    Dr. Moland grew up on the Gulf coast of Florida, and she obtained her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida in Tampa. After spending 2 decades

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  • Kymberly Newman

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia
    Graduate School: Webster University

    Dr. Newman is originally from upstate Virginia, just outside Washington DC. She joined VCA Palmetto in 1999. She went to undergraduate school at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC and veterinary school

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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

843-903-1900

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