Meet Our Veterinary Staff

Dr. William B. Morgan, DVM

Dr. Morgan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Morgan has been practicing veterinary medicine in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area for more than 25 years and is a founding partner of Statesboro Bulloch Regional Veterinary Hospital.

Within the field of veterinary medicine, Dr. Morgan’s areas of interest include orthopedic surgery, veterinary dermatology, and internal medicine. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Veterinary Medicine Association, the American Veterinary Medicine Association, and the Georgia Costal Conservation Association, where he was a charter member.

Dr. Morgan was raised in Bulloch County and is an alumnus of Southeast Bulloch High School. He and his wife, Amy, have been married for more than 30 years and have three children, Taylor, Emily, and Abigail, as well as a large and diverse family of pets. Dr. Morgan is deeply involved in his community and is a member of the Statesboro First United Methodist Church, the Statesboro Rotary, and the Dayspring Conservation Association. In his spare time, Dr. Morgan enjoys woodworking, gardening, fishing, and eschatology.


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.

Dr. Kibbie Ringer, DVM

Dr. Kibbie R. Ringer is from Reidsville, Georgia.  After graduation from Tattnall County High School she received her Associate of Science degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College followed by a Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The University of Georgia.  She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Ringer’s areas of interest include dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and dermatology.

She and her husband, John, are parents to twin boys, Jones and Barrett.  They also share their home with two French bulldogs, Hippo and Potamus, an English bulldog named Wilma and their two cats Frank and Beans.