Dr. Maria Smeriglio was born and raised in Connecticut. She did her undergraduate degree at Providence College and lived in Boston before beginning veterinary school at Ross University in St Kitts. While in school, she had the opportunity to participate in research with the local sea turtle population of St. Kitts and traveled to South Africa to work with wildlife. She has an interest in soft tissue surgery, dermatology and dentistry and is also interested in becoming certified in veterinary acupuncture. She has a rescue dog from the island named Alfred and enjoys the company of her parents dogs, Lunetta and Chassis. Dr. Smeriglio is proud to be part of the excellent team at Norwalk!