Meet Our Veterinarian

Dr. Scotty Gibbs

Dr. Gibbs was born and raised in Waynesville, NC. He obtained is Bachelors and Doctorate degrees from North Carolina State University and completed an internship in equine medicine and surgery at the internationally renowned Rood & Riddle hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Prior to returning to North Carolina in 2000, Dr. Gibbs was employed by an international Thoroughbred racing and breeding syndicate with operations in Kentucky and Australia.  He was an associate veterinarian at Willowrun Veterinary Hospital, a mixed animal hospital, in Smithfield, NC, prior to his purchase of Hilltop Animal Hospital in 2011. His professional interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, pain management, and anesthesia.

Dr. Gibbs is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and is a past President of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. He is a past member of the board of directors of the North Carolina Horse Council and has served on the boards of several animal welfare groups and other organizations advocating for animal welfare. He is past member of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine small animal and equine anesthesia services.

Dr. Gibbs loves spending time with his marvelous family and servicing his community.

Dr. Carolyn Clark

Dr. Carolyn Clark graduated from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She received her Bachelors degree in Animal Science at NCSU in 1984. She grew up in Greensboro, NC where she knew by the age of twelve she wanted to be a veterinarian.

She loves helping families with their fur babies. She has a special interest in preventative care and internal medicine. She enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters, Chihuahua (Chichi) and cats (Dewey and Toeny).

Erica, RVT-Practice Administrator

Erica was born in Massachusetts and grew up in Cary, NC. She graduated from CCCC in 2004 with an Associate of Science degree and is a Registered Veterinary Technician licensed by the state. She joined our team in November 2016, after managing a veterinary clinic in Cary from 2011 to 2016.

Erica and Dr. Gibbs previously worked together at Willowrun Veterinary Hospital, a mixed animal practice from 2005 to 2011. She enjoys spending time with her two and four legged family member.


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The best. Dr Scotty Gibbs always takes the time to comfort our dogs and us. Have gone there for years. Would not want to go anywhre else"
    Sandy Brink
  • "Dr Gibbs & all the Staff at Hilltop are gifted, talented, caring, and amazing. It would be hard to find a better veterinary clinic."
    Steve Holbrooks