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John Gicking, DVM, DACVECC

Critical Care

Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

On The Job

Dr. John Gicking works in BluePearl’s critical care service, which cares for our most fragile and ill patients. Dr. Gicking first came to BluePearl as an intern, back when we were named Florida Veterinary Specialists. During his year-long internship program, Dr. Gicking rotated through several of the medical and surgical specialty services. After the internship, he left us for while, but returned as an emergency service veterinarian before he entered our three-year residency program in critical care and went on to become a board-certified specialist.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Florida
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Florida
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Bachelor of Science, University of South Florida

Off Duty

Dr. Gicking enjoys K9 sports, including agility and obedience. He also spends time outdoors, scuba diving, and participating in competitive chili cooking.