Dr. Waschak, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons, received her D.V.M. from the University of Georgia. After internships at the University of Tennessee and at a private surgical referral practice in Cincinnati, she completed a surgical residency and a Masters in Veterinary Science degree at the University of Missouri.
Board certified in surgery in 1997, Dr. Waschak moved to Columbia South Carolina in 1998 to join the original surgical referral center in the area after having been an associate Professor at Mississippi State University’s clinical teaching program. As a member of the VCA Animal Specialty Center of SC she is the internship director and specializes in soft tissue surgical procedures. Dr. Waschak has previously served on the executive board of the Greater Columbia Association of Veterinarians (vice president and president) and the Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery (president and past president). Her interests include oncological surgery, reconstructive and dermatologic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, thoracic surgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures. She is pleased to be able to support her local community and home.