Hempfield Animal Hospital
3498 Marietta Avenue
Lancaster PA 17602
 (717) 285-7946
 

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William Edkin, VMD  

Dr. William Edkin was born and raised in Lebanon, PA.  After graduating from high school, he was accepted to an Ivy League college, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and majored in biology.

After graduation he obtained his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1984.

Dr. Edkin worked at two different practices in Ocean City, MD and Salisbury, MD prior to establishing the Hempfield Animal Hospital in Lancaster in 1989.

 


 

What is the difference between DVM and VMD?

The degree awarded by veterinary schools is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). However, only diplomas from the University of Pennsylvania are written in Latin, hence Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD).


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Monday:
8-7:30
Tuesday:
8-5:30
Wednesday:
8-7:30
Thursday:
8-5:30
Friday: 8-6
Saturday: 8-12
Sunday: Closed
 
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