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Margi Gilmour, DVM, DACVO

Dr. Margi Gilmour is a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist. Dr. Gilmour received her DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1986. She then did a 1 year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia. Following the internship, Dr. Gilmour began her residency training in ophthalmology, first for 1 year at Veterinary Ophthalmology of New England and then 3 years at The Ohio State University. Dr. Gilmour became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1991. She was in private practice (ophthalmology) until 2001 when she joined the faculty at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Gilmour’s faculty appointment includes treating patients of all species with ophthalmic disease at the Veterinary Medical Hospital, providing consultations for referring veterinarians in the quad-state region, teaching ophthalmology to veterinary students in years 2-4, providing continuing education to veterinarians, and conducting research pertaining to veterinary ophthalmology and veterinary medical education.

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Emily Sharpe, DVM, DACVO

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Originally from Broken Bow, Okla., she earned her BS and DVM ('13) degrees from Oklahoma State University. Her research focus includes ocular pharmacology, specifically anti-inflammatory therapy.

In her spare time Emily enjoys hiking, traveling, and gardening.


Carey McCully, RVT, VTS (Ophthamology)

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Carey is a registered veterinary technician working in the ophthalmology department at Oklahoma State University Veterinary Medical Hospital. Originally from Yukon Oklahoma, Carey started working as a veterinary assistant while she was in high school. After high school she earned a degree in veterinary technology from OSU-OKC in 1999. 

After several years in private practice, she joined the technician team at OSU in 2004.She was the community practice technician for two years before moving to the ophthalmology department in 2006. In 2012 Carey was promoted to the small animal technician supervisor overseeing multiple technicians in five different services.  

Also in 2012, Carey was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Staff Advisory Council at Oklahoma State University. Carey is a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), Oklahoma Veterinary Technician Association (OVTA), and The Academy of Veterinary Ophthalmic Technicians (AVOT).  She also serves on the OSU-OKC advisory committee for the veterinary technology academic program and is a charter member of the Academy of Veterinary Ophthalmic Technicians credentialing committee. 

Carey found her passion in ophthalmology. In 2017 she earned her veterinary technician specialty in Ophthalmology (VTS) and currently serves on the Academy of Veterinary Ophthalmic Technicians board as the member at large.

Carey has been married to her husband Jeremy since 2001. Together they have two sons, Caden and Carson. They also have two “fur babies”- Layla, an Australian Shepard mix and Uno, a one eyed long haired cat. In her spare time Carey enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and watching OSU Cowboy football.

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Lisa Gallery, RVT

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Lisa Gallery has always been involved with animals and veterinary medicine.  A native Oklahoman, she grew up riding horses and working on her brother’s cattle ranch in Bartlesville.  In 1988 after graduating from Holland Hall in Tulsa, she came to Oklahoma State University where she graduated in 1993 with a BS in Wildlife Ecology.   She began working as a veterinary assistant as a high school senior and continued throughout her college career.

Lisa came to the Veterinary Medical Hospital at Oklahoma State in 2001 as a Veterinary Assistant.  She took online courses from Cedar Valley College and graduated in 2004 with an AAS in Veterinary Technology allowing her to become a Registered Veterinary Technician.  She has worked throughout the small animal hospital and now joins the Ophthalmology department.  She has a special interest in equine cases.

In her spare time, she trains and shows Arabian horses in Competitive Trail, Calf Sorting, and Working Western classes.  She has multiple Top Ten Championships in Working Cowhorse and a National Championship on her own horse, Sogo Khemo in Reined Cowhorse.

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