About Us

Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital, the first veterinary specialty hospital east of The Triangle, was founded in spring 2015 by the Wilson, NC based organization Vets Pets. Sonja Szymeczek, DVM, DACVS, joined the founding group and is very excited to be bringing her services to the area. Dr. Szymeczek is a board certified veterinary surgeon. After obtaining her doctor of veterinary medicine degree, Dr. Szymeczek went on to complete a veterinary internship and a veterinary surgical residency. In 2004, she became a board certified member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Dr and her dogDr. Szymeczek is able to provide your pet with advanced surgical techniques only learned through her intensive residency program and over ten years of clinical experience. Whether your pet has endured a traumatic bone fracture, a tear to a knee ligament, or a severe soft tissue wound, Dr. Szymeczek has the knowledge, specialty equipment, and skill to help your pet get on the road to recovery. Her surgical abilities will also help your four legged family member when in need of complicated tumor/mass removal, correction of congenital defects, or even emergency abdominal/thoracic exploratory surgery. Dr. Szymeczek’s warm bedside manner will also help you determine what the best options are for you, your family, and your pet.

When your pet has surgery at Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital your pet will never be alone at any point after surgery. Overnight care will be managed in the same location by in hospital staff. Dr. Szymeczek is on-call 24 hours/day for any questions the overnight staff may have.

Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital is also able to provide advanced ultrasound diagnostic services with support by both board certified radiologists and cardiologists. This further helps you and your veterinarian determine what care your pet needs to stay healthy.

As Eastern North Carolina continues to grow, the veterinary services to you and your pet will as well. Points East Veterinary Specialty Hospital is happy to be able to provide your family and your local, daytime veterinarian with optimal care for your pet during a time of special need. Do not hesitate to contact your veterinarian, or us, with any questions about how Points East may be able to help you help your pet.

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