Dr. Melissa Rios - Veterinarian


Dr. Melissa Rios was raised in Pennsylvania and moved to Matthews with her family in 2001.

She attended North Carolina State University for her undergraduate studies, earning her Bachelor's of Science in Animal Science with a minor in Spanish in 2010. She studied at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2015. After graduation, she completed a small animal rotating internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte for one year, then joined the team at Sun Valley Animal Hospital In August 2016.
Dr. Rios and her husband, Michael, currently live in Matthews with their daughter. They have two cats, two dogs, and four koi fish. Dr. Rios enjoys spending time with family, watching singing competition and true crime shows, exercising, and cheering for Duke (this hobby was inherited strictly through marriage).