Dr. Woodie is originally from North Carolina where he attended North Carolina State University for his undergraduate work, and North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine for his veterinary degree. Following graduation from veterinary college in 1995, he completed a one-year internship followed by a three-year surgery residency at The Ohio State University. During his residency he also earned a Master's of Science Degree. He then moved to Northern Virginia and became a clinical instructor in equine surgery at Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center. During that time Dr. Woodie achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Subsequently, he became an Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2003, he began working as a surgeon for Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY. where he currently resides.