Dr. Alexis de Gale graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Following graduation, she moved to New York City where she completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at NYC Veterinary Specialists (now BluePearl Veterinary Partners). After completion of the internship, she returned to Florida and worked at a small animal hospital in Orlando for 4 years. She then moved to Chicago in 2013 and worked as an emergency veterinarian for 2 years. While she loved living in a big city again, she was eager to return home to Florida.
Dr. de Gale was an associate veterinarian at Quail Hollow Animal Hospital for several years and now serves as the hospital’s medical director. She looks forward to meeting new people and their pets and building lifelong bonds with them. Her special interests include dentistry, internal medicine and emergency/critical care. Dr. de Gale is passionate about teaching and often has students shadowing her at the hospital. She is an assistant professor with the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, participating in the Practice Based Small Animal Clerkship program for senior veterinary students.
In her free time, she can be found spending time with her husband Alex and sons Leo and Henry. She enjoys reading, bike riding on Bayshore Blvd, kayaking and playing volleyball. Her pets include a pug mix dog named Kiki, a three-legged cat named Kermit and several Diamondback Terrapin turtles.