Ryan Gibson, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)


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Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology

Auburn University
College of Veterinary Medicine
1130 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36849



Bachelor of Sciences, University of Findlay, 2012 
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, 2016 

Professional Experience


Small Animal Rotating Internship: The Ohio State University, CVM
Specialty Neurology/Neurosurgery Internship: Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists
Residency Neurology/Neurosurgery: Mississippi State University, CVM
Board Certification (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Neurology) - 2021
Private Practice – Staff Neurologist/Neurosurgeon



Ryan Gibson, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) is a member of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology Team within Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine and currently teaches within the Microanatomy (Histology) and Neuroscience courses.

Dr. Gibson has a rich interest in neurology/neuroscience and veterinary/higher education pedagogy. After working in private practice, Dr. Gibson returned to academia to focus on his passion for teaching and supporting students both inside and outside of the classroom. He is a strong proponent of mental health initiatives.

Dr. Gibson completed his undergraduate work at the University of Findlay in 2012 with focuses in Biology, Animal Science, and Pre-Veterinary medicine. In 2016 he completed his DVM with Mississippi State University followed by a small-animal rotating internship at The Ohio State University. Following his internship, he completed a private practice specialty internship in neurology/neurosurgery with Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas followed by his residency at Mississippi State University. He became a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Neurology in 2021. He continues to serve veterinary patients though general practitioner support platforms.

Outside of veterinary medicine Dr. Gibson enjoys camping, boating, reading, and is a supporter of the performing arts. His dog Bogart has been with him since the first semester of vet school and was the first patient he ever did a neurological exam on during a first-year lab – Bogart was adopted immediately following the lab and has been with Dr. Gibson ever since.

Academic Areas


Neurology, Neuroscience, Anatomy/Microanatomy