Meet Our Veterinary Staff

Dr. Ben Nessmith, DVM

Dr. Ben Nessmith is a native son of Statesboro and is honored to be pursuing his profession in a community he loves. A graduate of Statesboro High School, Dr. Nessmith went on to complete his undergraduate studies at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and the University of Georgia. He attended graduate school at Kansas State University and received his Doctorate of Vry Medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Dr. Nessmith’s areas of interest include soft tissue surgery, oncology, and herd health.

Dr. Nessmith is a member of the American Veterinary Medicine Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medicine Association.

He and his wife, Allyson, have three children, Katherine, Abigail, and Paul, as well as two pets, Molly and Cotton.

Dr. Lacey Swafford, DVM

Dr. Lacey Swafford received her undergraduate degrees in Animal Science and Biological Science from the University of Georgia College of Agriculture. She attended veterinary school and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Her areas of interest are preventative care and internal medicine. Dr. Swafford is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Swafford and her husband, Matt, recently moved to Statesboro with their three dogs, Grande, Rosalinda and Beau. Though she is new to Statesboro, she is honored to be practicing veterinary medicine and serving in the wonderful community of Statesboro.