Dr. Matt Friend is a native of Grove City, OH. He graduated from Miami University (OH) with a bachelors degree in Zoology in 2010. He then attended vet school at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in May 2014. Upon graduation from Mississippi State, he began completion of a one year rotating internship at Memphis Veterinary Specialists in Memphis, Tennessee. His interests include surgery, internal medicine and emergency care. Dr. Friend completed several externships with our Orrville Vet Clinic during vet school and looks forward to joining OVC in June 2015. In his free time, Dr. Friend enjoys an active lifestyle of hunting, fishing, golfing, and participating in CrossFit. He will become a familiar face at Akron Barberton Veterinary Clinic.