Oak Hills Veterinary Clinic & Salem Cat Clinic

1212 Wallace Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304



Dr. Annastasia Burright:

Dr. Burright completed her veterinary medical degree from Oregon State University. Prior to becoming a veterinarian she spent many years in veterinary medicine. Her first role started in 1986 as a kennel attendant in an after school position before serving in many additional roles, including certified veterinarian technician and practice manager.

Her current interests: internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, hospice, and preventive
medicine. Dr. Burright is dedicated to the compassionate care, health and well-being of her patients!

She brings a unique background and abilities to our clinic, having been raised around a working farm, her extensive veterinary experience, and practice management. It is of great importance to Dr. Burright to create a trusting relationship in order to provide the best care possible as this is her passion and life mission.

Dr. Burright is a native Oregonian. She enjoys spending time with family and friends including her husband, two children, two labrador retrievers, and two cats. Her family has fostered many animals over the years, most recently they said goodbye to their rescue guinea pig “Nae Nae”. Outside of work you can find her spending time with family, friends, traveling, and motorcycling.


Oak Hills Veterinary Clinic Staff

Dr. Darcy Smith:

Dr. Smith also obtained her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota in 1980.  She has worked at Oak Hills Veterinary Clinic for the past 25 years.  Prior to that, she served as an emergency veterinarian for 8 years.  Her special interests in the veterinary field include feline health, ultrasound, and dentistry.

Dr. Smith is passionate about continuing her education in veterinary medicine  and works hard to stay up to date with the most recent advances in order to offer the most excellent care to patients. She devotes time each week to reading and attending continuing education courses.

Dr. Smith also belongs to several professional associations including the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Marion Polk Veterinary Association, Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Dental Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

Dr. Smith and her husband, Dr. Richard Hillmer, have a daughter, live with 2 cats, and a French Bulldog. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, cross country skiing, and running.

Dr. Smith works part time now that she is semi-retired. We are blessed to still have her be part of our team.