Dr. Erin Galemore is an internal medicine specialist at New River Veterinary Specialists. She is a 2012 graduate of North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, Dr. Galemore completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at BluePearl in Tampa, followed by a small animal internal medicine internship at Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles. Following her internship training, Dr. Galemore completed a small animal internal medicine residency at Tufts University. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Dr. Galemore returned to the Southeast after her residency and helped build the internal medicine service at two locations of a multidisciplinary specialty hospital in east Tennessee. After three years of working as an internal medicine specialist, Dr. Galemore wanted to further her expertise and knowledge in minimally invasive procedures, so she completed a fellowship in interventional radiology at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Galemore is excited to be a part of the team at New River Veterinary Specialists and provide outstanding care to the community.
Dr. Galemore enjoys helping patients with complex medical issues, such as kidney disease, gastrointestinal disease, and endocrine disease. She has special interest in minimally invasive endoscopic procedures, nephrourology, infectious disease, and feline medicine. Dr. Galemore is proficient in placing urethral stents and ureteral stents, as well as laser ablation for ectopic ureters or urinary cancer. She is also skilled at performing minimally invasive urinary stone removal, including laser lithotripsy and percutaneous cystolithotomy. Dr. Galemore is passionate about the treatment of acute kidney injury and has experience performing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. She also has experience performing renal sclerotherapy, intrahepatic portosystemic shunt coil embolization, and tracheal stent placement. Dr. Galemore has published articles on feline Anaplasma infection, acute feline immunodeficiency virus infection, and canine polypoid cystitis.
Dr. Galemore takes pleasure in both treating patients in the hospital, as well as counseling clients about their beloved pets. She loves building long-term relationships with both patients and their human families. Dr. Galemore also enjoys teaching and supporting the veterinary community. She has been involved with clinical training of veterinary students, interns, residents, veterinary technicians, and veterinary technician students. She also uses her passion for teaching to provide continuing education, case support, and guidance for primary care veterinarians. Dr. Galemore understands the importance of having a cohesive team of caregivers for patients that involves everyone from the technical staff and veterinarians at our hospital to the primary care veterinarians and clients. She strives to ensure that all members of the care team work together and have open lines of communication to give the best possible outcome for each patient.
In her free time, Dr. Galemore enjoys the aerial arts, specifically aerial silks and trapeze dance, as well outdoor activities, like kayaking, paddle boarding, and hiking. She also loves traveling and spending time with her friends and family. Dr. Galemore shares her home with three cats, a dog, a tortoise, and a snake.