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Dr. Ryan DeVoe

Senior Veterinarian

Dr. Ryan DeVoe has been the senior veterinarian at the North Carolina Zoo since 2005.  He obtained his veterinary degree from Oregon State University. Following graduation, Dr. DeVoe completed an internship in zoological medicine at the University of Georgia and a residency in zoological medicine at N.C. State University (NCSU) and the North Carolina Zoo.  Following his residency, Dr. DeVoe worked as an associate veterinarian at the Dallas Zoo before returning to the N.C. Zoo.

Dr. DeVoe is board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in avian practice and by the American College of Zoological Medicine.  He has a special interest in reptiles and amphibians and was one of the first individuals to pass the American College of Zoological Medicine’s certifying exam in amphibian and reptile medicine.

Dr. DeVoe is an adjunct professor at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and is heavily involved in training veterinary students in zoological medicine, both in the classroom and at the Zoo.  He is also a primary mentor for veterinarians in the zoological medicine training program that is supported by the N.C. Zoo and the CVM. 

Dr. DeVoe serves as a veterinary advisor for the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Puerto Rican Crested Toad Species Survival Plan.  He is also a member of the American College of Zoological Medicine’s examination committee and serves on the development committee for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners’ certifying examination in reptile and amphibian medicine.

To contact Ryan DeVoe:

By Phone

1.800.488.0444 or 336-879-7633

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North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, North Carolina