Adrianne D. Sprovero, DVM

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Adrianne Sprovero’s path to veterinary medicine began in high school, and her love of emergency medicine blossomed as an undergraduate student at Auburn.  After graduating with a bachelor of science degree from Auburn in 1996, Dr. Sprovero stayed to attend Auburn Univeristy College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2000.  During this time, she began work as a veterinary technician in an emergency veterinary clinic in Columbus, GA—a position she held until the start of clinical rotations her senior year of veterinary school.  Dr. Sprovero completed a surgical externship at Coastal Carolina Veterinary Specialists in March of 2000 and subsequently completed a three-month preceptorship at Animal Medical Clinic of Goose Creek, SC.

Dr. Sprovero began work as an associate veterinarian at Animal Medical Clinic, as well as the Greater Charleston Emergency Veterinary Clinic in North Charleston.  In 2002, she became a relief veterinarian for Veterinary Emergency Care in Mount Pleasant, which grew into a full-time emergency and surgical position.  Eventually Dr. Sprovero rose to management in 2004 as Hospital Director.  In 2008, she returned to general practice at James Island Veterinary Hospital.

Dr. Sprovero joined the emergency team at Charleston Veterinary Referral Center when the hospital opened in 2011.  “Emergency work is exciting,” she says. “I thrive on the critical thinking and ever-changing environment that only an emergency clinic can provide. Additionally, working so closely with CVRC's specialists is immensely rewarding and provides a great opportunity to further develop my skills and professional growth.”

Dr. Sprovero is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), South Carolina Association of Veterinarians (SCAV) and the Trident Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA).

Dr. Sprovero was previously involved with mission work in Central America to vaccinate animals and promote husbandry as a means toward  population health.  A native of Summerville, SC, she lives in Charleston with her husband Jamie and their two boys, Grey and Reeves, as well as a bloodhound named Agnes; Franny, the French bulldog, and Herman the cat. She enjoys reading, outdoor activities and studying the history of Charleston.

Education / Experience: 

2011-presentEmergency Veterinarian - Charleston Veterinary Referral Center
2008-2011Associate Veterinarian - James Island Veterinary Hospital, James Island, SC
2004-2008Hospital Director - Veterinary Emergency Care, Mt. Pleasant, SC
2002-2004Emergency Veterinarian - Veterinary Emergency Care, Mt. Pleasant, SC
2000-2002Relief Emergency Veterinarian - Greater Charleston Emergency Veterinary Clinic, North Charleston, SC
2000-2002Associate Veterinarian - Animal Medical Clinic of Goose Creek, Goose Creek, SC
2000Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, AL
1996Bachelor of Science - Zoology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL