Dr. Kristina McGinnis grew up in a small town outside of Charlotte, North Carolina. She completed her undergraduate studies at North Carolina State University where she majored in Animal Science and minored in Genetics. She graduated valedictorian in 2011 and continued her education at NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. During veterinary school, Dr. McGinnis took a special interest in ophthalmology, internal medicine, and integrative medicine.
After graduation from veterinary school in 2015, Dr. McGinnis completed an equine internship at a specialty hospital in Dover, NH. She then attended Options for Animals College of Chiropractic where she gained certification with the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. McGinnis also attended the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine where she became a certified veterinary acupuncturist. After practicing equine medicine for the last 5 years, Dr. McGinnis is excited to return to small animal medicine and bring with her a diverse skillset.
Dr. McGinnis enjoys spending her free time with her fiancé, Nick, and their two dogs, Reilly and Esco. She is an avid Carolina Panthers fan and grew going to all of the home games. Dr. McGinnis also enjoys going to Pure Barre and spending time on the beach. (Source)