Dr. Darcy Smith:
Dr. Smith also obtained her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota in 1980. She has worked at Oak Hills Veterinary Clinic for the past 25 years. Prior to that, she served as an emergency veterinarian for 8 years. Her special interests in the veterinary field include feline health, ultrasound, and dentistry.
Dr. Smith is passionate about continuing her education in veterinary medicine and works hard to stay up to date with the most recent advances in order to offer the most excellent care to patients. She devotes time each week to reading and attending continuing education courses.
Dr. Smith also belongs to several professional associations including the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Marion Polk Veterinary Association, Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Dental Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Dr. Smith and her husband, Dr. Richard Hillmer, have a daughter, live with 2 cats, and a French Bulldog. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, cross country skiing, and running.
Dr. Smith is retired and is currently working a limited and variable schedule, typically 4 to 8 days a month.