Veterinarians

dr.maxineDr. Maxine R. Gilvey, DVM

Veterinarian, Practice Owner

DR. MAXINE GILVEY attended Northeastern University, obtained an animal science degree from North Carolina State University and graduated from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS) and has extensive experience and training in advanced ultrasound, advanced dentistry, and laser surgery. She also has a particular interest in preventive care, nutrition, pain management, and therapy laser.

Dr. Gilvey’s time outside the animal hospital includes her work as a volunteer for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids, an annual motorcycle charity event that she introduced in eastern North Carolina. She and her husband, Rod, live in Apex and enjoy riding their motorcycles and time at the beach. She currently enjoys the company of Blaze, a Shetland Sheepdog, and Daisy May, a retired Himalayan show cat. She has two adult children and two grandsons.


katieDr. Katie Smith, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Katie Smith originally is from Rochester, NY. She moved to NC in 1993 and graduated from NCState College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. She joins the Parkway Animal Hospital staff subsequent to providing relief veterinary services at a number of area hospitals. Her interests include feline medicine, surgery, and behavior, disaster and rescue medicine, and overpopulation control via feral cat trap/neuter/release and general spay/neuter. Katie and her husband Glen live in Cary with their two daughters and a myriad of cats. When not working, Katie enjoys being with her family, hula hooping, and an occasional geocache.