Dr. Mauricio Amat - Veterinarian

Dr. Mauricio Amat was raised in Miami, Florida.

He came to North Carolina to attend Wake Forest University and fell in love with the state. At Wake Forest, he studied Biology and History. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from North Carolina State University where his focus was companion animal surgery. In 1997, he received the Donald R. Howard Award for Surgical Excellence.

Dr. Amat has practiced in the greater Charlotte area since 1997. In 2002, he co-founded Poplar Animal Hospital with Dr. Munn. His greatest areas of interest within veterinary medicine are general surgery (soft tissue and surgical oncology) and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Amat currently represents North and South Carolina on a Veterinary Advisory Council which conducts meetings with other veterinarians and pharmaceutical companies throughout the nation.

Dr. Amat enjoys outdoor activities, including mountain biking, soccer, running, hiking and kayaking. He lives with his daughter Hallie who is an avid reader, soccer player, and triathlete.

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