Hans Westermeyer, DVM, ACVO
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
 
 
Dr. Westermeyer is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in Chile, South America. After obtaining his Veterinary Degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, he completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Tennessee.

Following a research fellowship at the University of California, Davis, he returned to the University of Tennessee to complete his residency training in Comparative Ophthalmology. Immediately after completing his residency, Dr. Westermeyer moved to Hong Kong for four years and worked in private practice.
 
During the last 3 years at NC State, he has focused his attention on glaucoma and on ways to improve the surgical outcomes associated with glaucoma valve implantation.  In his spare time, he enjoys training for marathons, SCUBA diving, and playing the piano.