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Larry Kevin Marcum - D.V.M.

Dr. Marcum has owned and operated Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital Of Frisco since April 15, 1995. He opened Animal Hospital of Frisco in June of 2000. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1991. Prior to attending veterinary school, he earned his bachelors degree in Agricultural Economics in 1987.  He also earned a degree in Marketing, Business, and Veterinary Science.

His professional affiliates include: The American Veterinary Medical Association and the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Marcum can be found on most weekends enjoying time with his son at the ranch in Oklahoma, where he runs a cow-calf operation. He also enjoys flying, horseback riding, and scuba diving.

Education and Affiliations

  • Oklahoma State University: 1991, DVM
  • Oklahoma State University, 1987, BS
  • AVMA

Dr. Carl Curtis D.V.M. - OUR NEWEST EDITION

Dr. Carl Curtis was born and rasied in South Louisiana in the small town of Rayne. He graduated with his Baccalaureate in Biology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and his doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Louisiana State University. He spent the beginning of his career working at a small animal clinic in Athens, Texas. He has special interests in surgery, radiology, ultrasonogaphy, and clinical pathology. He and his wife are happy to be in Frisco and be a part of the AMSH team.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, football, working on classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and hiking with his wife Courtney and his dog "Ford". He is the proud father of his new born son named John Ross Curtis. He also has two cats "June" & "Riley".

JOINED AMSH May 1,2018

University of Lafayette-Biology

Louisiana State University- D.V.M.

Nancy Wells- Practice Manager

Nancy is a native of Oklahoma and joined the AMSH team in March of 2016. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from East Central University, Ada Ok in 1999, along with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science from Murray State in Tishomingo, Ok in 2000.

Nancy has 15 years of management experience ranging from managing her father's Quarter horse ranch in her early days and then moving to management in the dental and health care fields.

Being raised on a horse ranch she has been around small animals, livestock, and of course horses her whole life. She continues to be involved in horses, currently owning three, with a two year old barrel prospect in training.

She also has two dogs Molly and Mo that are her constant sidekicks. She is the proud mom of two children Brendon (23) and Brittney (19). She enjoys swimming, skiing and grilling out. She can be found most weekends working cattle, mowing, riding horses or attending her daughter's horse events.

 

Education

Bachlors' Degree- East Central University

Associate Degree - Murry State College

 

JOB GONZALEZ

Dr. Job Gonzalez has joined us from Mexico City. 

He obtained his veterinary degree from UNAM in 2002. 

Job's interests include  general and orthopedic surgery.  He is currently working as our surgical technician while he brushes up on his English and works to validate his credentials in the US. 

He is married with three wonderful children whom he enjoys spending his free time with. 

Education

UNAM. FMVZ

Mexico D.F.
More  15 years vetrinary  experience

Patty

Patty - Veterinary Technician

Patty has been working as a technician for over a decade.  She is extremely dedicated to this profession and is our official "cat whisperer".  Patty has a very vast knowledge about all animals but she loves to deal with exotics, reptiles, and generally any creepy crawlies that most people shy away from.  She lives with her husband and an army of critters.  Her cats are, Mingus, Mason and Turtle all of whom terrorize the two dogs Sachel and Sheila and then there is her snake Sundae who watches and laughs at the whole thing from the safety of his terrarium.

Experience

  • over 10 years veterinary experience
  • Patty is our official "Cat whisperer"
  • Exotics

Erin - Veterinary Technician

Erin started at AMSH in July 2016.  Erin attended Cedar Valley College, where she completed their Veterinary Technology program in 2012.  She has over 6 years experience as a veterinary technician. Erin is currently working on taking her state and national boards to become a licensed technician. Erin hopes to one day work at a Zoo. Erin has a Great Pyrenees mix named Samson, a yellow lab named Nala, and a leopard gecko named Luna. 

Experience

Cedar Valley College, 2012

Over 6 year veterinary experience

Alex - Certified Veterinary Technician

Alex joined the team at AMSH in spring 2016. Alex completed the Collin County Vet Program is now a Certified Vet Technician (CVT) and attending college to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She now the liazon for the any interns that come to us from Collin County Vet Program.  Alex has a Shih Tzu "Cocoa" who she has had for 11 years!

Experinence

CVT (Certified Veterinary Technician)

Attending Collin College to pursue her Veterinarian career

Jasmine - Veterinary Technician

Graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelors of Science in Psychology. She has two dogs, a german shepherd named Grayson, and a blacl lab Named Sahara. Jasmine loves reading, playing volleball and finding new places to eat. Hopes to persue a degree in veterinary medicine.

Experience

Graduated from the University of Texas, Austin. Currently working on becomog a  Certified Veternarian Technicin. (CVT).

Antonio - Surgery Technician

Dr. Antonio Garza joined AMSH in the summer of 2016. He is originally from Monterrey, Mexico. He obtained his Veternarian degree from CEU in 2013. He is currently working as a vet technician while learning English and plans to validate is credentials in the US. He enjoys spending time with his animals at his ranch in Mexico where he raises and sells sheep. In his free time he enjoys playing football and is a big fan of the Denver Broncos.

 

Experience

Over 6 years experience in the Veterinary field.

Shea - Receptionist

Shea joined the AMSH team in November 2016. She has a 4 year old son. Shea took 4 years of small and large animal science through high school as well as equine science. Shea showed lambs for 3 years of high school and was in FFA for all 4 years. She also has five dogs "Paisley", "Tank", "Sadie", "Roscoe", "Whiskey", along with many cows and horses. In her free time Shea likes camping, hunting, hiking, horseback riding or being out at the ranch working cattle.
 

Experience

4 years animal science eduation

Kylie- Receptionist

Kylie joined AMSH in Febuary 2018. She was born and raised in Denton, Texas & graduated from Allen High School in 2013. She participated in track during her Jr & Sr year. She's loves going to sporting events and doesn't care who wins as long as she gets a hot dog, she's happy. Shes loves spending time with her Pit Mix Lacy & her cat Sucre.

Experience

 

Loves any sporting event

Jessica- Receptionist

Jessica joined AMSH team im March of 2018

She has had a career change from working with

people in a library to working with people and their

furry families. She and her husband are avid gamers.

She also has three cats, Sprite, Ash, & Mirri, the senior citizen at 18 years old.

Experience

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Bela - Receptionist

Bela joined the AMSH family at the end of March 2018. Bela is a recent graduate of Centennial High School, where she played on the soccer team. She was a part of the FFA program and participated in the Veterinary Medicine & Agricultural Advocency team for several years. In her free time Bela loves to spend time with her English Bulldog Spike, and her Boston Terrier, Max. She also has an interest in traveling with her family and eating at new resurants with he friends. Bela plans to attend Collin Community College for the first few years and will then transfer to Texas A & M where she plans to pursue a degree in Veterinary  Medicine. 

Attending Collin County College

Tell folks the university attended and degree earned.

Add some specialties or areas of interest.

Terri - Groomer

Terri is in charge of making sure all of your pets look their best.  She has been grooming pets since 1985 and working as a groomer for veterinarians since 1986.  Terri  has two sons who are grown and have families of their own. In her spare time Terri loves to cook and go to the movies.  Her family also includes 5 dogs and 2 cats.

Experience

  • over 29 years as a groomer
  • over 28 years working for Veterinarians

Julia- Groomer

Julia has 10 years of grooming experience with a passion for pets. She has had 5 years managing at Pet Smart leading her store to number one within the company. Her hobbies are fishing. She has one dog names Shian and a cat named Chippette.

10 years experience

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Mike (MJ) - Kennel Staff


Mike joined the AMSH team in May 2017.   Mike has been in the dog care field for over a decade.  He has three dogs at home, Gigi, Spike and Harley.  Mike's life revolves around their well-being.  Mike does an extraordinary job of caring for the hospital's boarding animals.

Experience

Over a decade in the dog care field.

Cynthia - Certified Veterinary Technician

Cynthia started in our internship program fall 2016 and later joined our AMSH staff here in January. She plans to attend Texas A&M in the fall where she hopes to gain her degree in Biomedicine. Cynthia has an 11 year old Yorkie-Mix named Oscar, a pink Betta fish named Prometheus. She moved here from Montreal, Canada where she learned her third language, which include English, Spanish and French.
 

Seasonal Vet Tech Assistant

Fluent in French and Spanish.

Brandon- Certified Veterinary Technician

Brandon completed the Frisco Vet Program and will  attending Oklahoma State University in the fall to pursue a degree in Animal Science. Brandon has had small animals his whole life throughout high school along with raising pigs & rabbits for FFA. Brandon has an English Setter named Ducky & a cat named Maggie. 

Seasonal Vet Tech Assistant

Will be attending Oklahoma State University in the fall of 2018

Sydni - Certified Veterinary Technician

Sydni was in the Intern Program through the CTE Center from August 2017 through May 2018. She just graduated from Wakeland High School in June 2018 and plans to attend BYU to major in Biochemistry and apply to Vet School from there. Syndi has earned her Level 1 CVT certification, and officially joined the AMSH team in June 2018. She has a Lhasa Apso named Daisy.

Seasonal Tech Assistant

 

Will be attending BYU in the Fall of 2018

Amaya- Certfied Veterinary Technician

Amaya started in our intership program through Collin County College in the fall of 2016 and joined our AMSH family a year later. Amaya took small & large animal classes at the Career and Technology Center at Frisco ISD. After successfully completing the course work,  Amaya earned her Certified Veterinary Assistant certification in 2017. She will attend Howard Payne Universtiy in the fall where she will major in Biology while playing Volleyball. Amaya has a 10 year old Yorkie named Hezekiah whom she truly adores. 

Seasonal Vet Tech Assistant

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Will be attending Howard Payne University in the fall 2018

Rachel - Receptionist

Rachel joined The AMSH team in March 2016. She is currently attending Collin County College to pursue a degree in Education. She has three furry friends at home. A Shiba Inu, Kadee, a cat named Nala , and recently adopted a bunny named Bentley.
When Rachael is not at work she enjoys playing with her pets and hanging out with friends.

Seasonal

Collin County College

Maegan - Veterinary Technician

Maegan has been a part of the AMSH family since 2012. She went through the vet assistant program in high school and graduated with a CVA. She has been working as a veterinary technician ever since. Prior to starting her career at AMSH, Maegan worked in emergency medicine. Meagan is currently attending Tarleton State where she is pursuing her teaching degree. Meagan aspires to teach high school agriculture. In her spare time she enjoys competing in hunter/jumper events with her horses Simon and Rush and spending time with her lab Hershel.

Seasonal

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Tarleton State University

 

Addison - Tech Assistant

Addison joined the AMSH staff in 2015 after interning with the clinic for a year. She is currently attending Oklahoma State University pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, with a minor in Spanish. Addison hopes to attend veterinary school once she finishes her studies at OSU. She has experience with small animals as well as cattle and horses. Addison has one labradoodle named Nala and enjoys riding horses and being outdoors. Addison will be working during the summers and holiday breaks from school.

Seasonal

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Attending Oklahoma State University