Dr. Lara B. Hertweck is a native of Nebraska who has lived on the east coast since 1993. She received a B.S. in Biology from Davidson College in North Carolina and graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hertweck comes to Roanoke from Greensboro, NC where she has practiced for the past several years. Her professional interests include internal and geriatric medicine, canine and feline behavior, and soft tissue surgery. She believes education and communication are the keys to providing excellent veterinary care and maintaining healthy, happy pets.
Dr. Hertweck lives outside of Roanoke with her husband, three dogs, and two cats. In her free time she enjoys running, baking, gardening, and a variety of team sports. She looks forward to becoming involved in the vibrant community that surrounds Vinton Veterinary Hospital.