All professionals at Bellevue Animal Hospital maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Originally from New York, Dr. Gibney obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University (1978), his Master of Science Degree from University of Nebraska (1981), and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from The Ohio State University (1985). His primary focus is practicing quality medicine and surgery to enhance the lives of pets and their families. He occupies his spare time by enjoying it with his family; Candace (Wife), Tricia (Daughter), Brenden (Son), and Grandchildren Trent, Tara, Kellen, and Cameron. He also has a sweet Sheltie named Murphy.
Dr. Callahan is originally a Bellevue native and grew up here. He has been a veterinarian since 1984. He loves and enjoys many aspects of medicine and surgery. He also loves interacting with all the wonderful people and pets here and has been fortunate to call many of you friends. He graduated with degrees from Xavier and Northern Kentucky Universities before obtaining his veterinary degree at Auburn University. He then did a post-doctoral internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Purdue University. He returned to Bellevue after practicing a few years in Chicago, IL, and in Charlotte, NC. He has had many pets and used to enjoy showing dogs for many years. He has many hobbies like traveling/exploring, hiking/kayaking/biking, art, music/movies, landscape gardening, and all kinds of food/dining.
Dr. Echols was born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan. As a child, she had always aspired to be a veterinarian despite not owning any pets. After high school, she attended Michigan State University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Zoology. In 2007, she was accepted to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the island of St. Kitts. She finished her clinical year of school at Kansas State University in 2011. Her first 2 years of veterinary medicine were spent in small animal emergency before practicing general medicine. She has also received a degree in Animal Behavior and Training from Animal Behavior College. Her interests are small animal surgery and behavior training. She spends her time off chasing her daughter around with her husband and two golden retrievers, Maddox and Jaxon.
Tricia has been blessed to work at The Bellevue Animal Hospital since 2014. She lives in Ft. Thomas with her husband, Gerald, and 2 children, Trent and Tara. When she is not watching her daughter perform for Highlands dance team, she enjoys snuggling with her 2 year old Goldendoodle named Oliver.
Abby has been in the veterinary field since 2010 and is a graduate of Brown Mackie College. She has been with Bellevue Animal Hospital since 2012. When not at BAH, she enjoys playing pool, camping, and spending time with her boy-friend, Dan, and their cats: Lucy, Viktor, & Karl.
Cindy has been working in veterinary medicine since 2012 and was lucky enough to start working at Bellevue Animal Hospital in 2017. When not working, she loves to play volleyball and hang out on the weekends with her husband and their 4 fur children: Mj, Buddy, Blue, and Courtney. She is also blessed to be having a baby in June of 2018.
Trent is an aspiring veterinarian that is currently a full-time student at the University of Kentucky. He loves working at this animal hospital because, to him, working with his Mom and Grandfather is special. In his free time he loves to watch sports and go out with his friends. He has always had a love for animals, especially his dog Ollie.
Teri has worked at Bellevue Animal Hospital since the summer of 2015. She loves working in the veterinary field because she is able to make a difference in the lives of people and animals. She is a full-time, dual degree student at Northern Kentucky University, graduating in May 2018 with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry and Cellular/Molecular Genetics. When she is not working or studying, she teachs at Manyet Dance. She enjoys painting, photography, and doing puzzles with her boyfriend, Austin. She is a dog mom to Carlie, Holly, and Cole.
Sarah has been working in the veterinary field since 2012 and has been with the BAH since 2016. She is a graduate of Harrison College in Evansville, IN. She has experience with many species and some background in emergency medicine. She loves being able to apply what she learned in order to help pets and their families in this community. She and her fiancé, Steven, have two cats named Hammerpants and Lump. They also have a goofy Cocker Spaniel named Joe. In her spare time, she likes kayaking, traveling, and trying new foods.
Sarah has been an employee at Bellevue Animal Hospital since May of 2018. She is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and has worked in customer service and non-profit administration. Her favorite things to do are spend time with her friends and family, especially Gator, her brothers' quirky and fun-loving rescue dog.