Dr. Carey Hemmelgarn

Dr. Carey Hemmelgarn grew up in Utah where she completed her undergraduate degree at Utah State University. She completed her veterinary degree in Pullman, Washington at Washington State University. She went on to pursue a one year small animal rotating internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists followed by a three year emergency critical care residency at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ. After finishing her critical care residency Dr. Hemmelgarn has been practicing as a emergency and critical care clinician in the New York and New Jersey area. Dr. Hemmelgarn has published two papers on the pathophysiology and treatment of Heat Stroke in small animal patients.
Dr. Hemmelgarn likes the fast pace of emergency and critical care medicine and that her day can change on a moment’s notice. Her particular clinical interests include poly-trauma and septic patients.

When not working Dr. Carey Hemmelgarn likes running and spending time outdoors. She has completed multiple half marathons and the NYC marathon in 2014 and 2019. Married to another veterinarian, she and her husband have an active lifestyle and enjoy traveling. The Hemmelgarn household is home to a number of animals. They share the house with three cats: Elli the shy quiet type, Iggy the bottle baby with an attitude and Ricky Bobby the life of the party.