Dr. Omar Farias

Dr. Omar Farias

Dr. Omar Farías (he/him/his) was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He received his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania. For 11 years, he worked in small animal practice first as an associate and later as a practice owner. While in practice he dedicated part of his time helping several local animal welfare organizations. In 2011, he joined Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Currently, Dr. Farías serves as the Director, Scientific & Academic Affairs.

Dr. Farías serves as a President-elect for the Pride Veterinary Medical Community and as board member for the Mark Morris Institute, and the Diversify Veterinary Medicine Coalition.

Dr. Omar Farías lives in Kansas City, MO with his husband, Paul, his Chihuahua, La Chispa, and his cat, Desilu.