Kacie SchmittDVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Kacie Schmitt was born and raised in Cumberland, MD. She received her Bachelor of Science in Poultry Science from North Carolina State University and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She continued her education at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Schmitt completed a one-year comprehensive medical and surgical internship at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Gaithersburg, MD. She continued training as a cardiology resident with CVCA Cardiac Care for Pets and achieved Diplomate status of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 2013. During each phase of her training, Dr. Schmitt enjoyed being involved in various research projects and looks forward to future projects.
Her interests include management of congestive heart failure, interventional cardiology, the use of cardiac biomarkers in the emergency setting, and the use of cardiac biomarkers in the management and prognosis of congestive heart failure. Realizing that every patient and family is unique, Dr. Schmitt strives to promote open communication between CVCA, the primary care veterinarian, and clients (“the triad of care”) as well as emotional and financial considerations when developing an optimal treatment plan for each case.
In her free time, Dr. Schmitt enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her horse, Solo, and French Bulldog, Maxine, as well as traveling. She is an avid NC State football fan – GO PACK!
Dr. Schmitt sees patients primarily inside our office at CARE Veterinary Center in Frederick, MD.