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About Us

  • Dr.
    Andrew F. Horne

    Dr. Horne earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Richmond and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University.  After working with practices in Raleigh and Edenton, North Carolina, he designed and built Martin's Point Veterinary Hospital in 1995.  When not tending to patients and the practice, Dr. Horne enjoys spending time with his family and many outdoor activities.  He and his wife, Karen, have two adult children, and have recently welcomed their first grandchild. They currently share their home with four English Setters, a Cocker Spaniel, and pack leader, Kibbins the cat.

  • Ashley Beale
    Practice Manager

    Ashley joined MPVH in 2008, shortly after moving to the Outer Banks. Her hobbies include boating, hiking and exploring all facets on the OBX. In the recent years, her entire family has also moved to the beach. Her sweet lab mix, 'Jake', is 15 years young, and she has two cats, 'Charlie Girl' and 'Levi Kitty Boy.'


  • Dr.
    Kelly D. Gimbel

    Originally from Culpeper, Virginia, Dr. Gimbel attended Virginia Tech where she earned both her undergraduate Bachelor of Science and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Gimbel enjoys traveling with family and friends. Her newest family member is an Australian Cattle Dog named 'Nash.' She is a big supporter of Virginia Tech football and basketball, and is a proud Hokie Club member. 

  • Dr.
    Jill D. Partlow

    Dr. Jill Partlow joined our family in the Spring of 2018. In 1992, she earned her Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from Virginia Tech. She has received post-doctoral training in Veterinary Acupuncture at the Chi Institute in Florida. Dr. Partlow is a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture as well as the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society. She has lectured at national acupuncture meetings to fellow veterinarians. In her spare time, she enjoys sheep herding, photography, camping and hiking. Keeping Dr. Partlow busy on her days off is her farm in Currituck County which she shares with 2 Border Collies, 1 Corgi, several cats and 12 sheep.


  • Stacy Jones

    Stacy graduated from Longwood University in 2005 and permanently relocated to the Outer Banks in 2006. When she is not caring for the patients at MPVH, she is at home tending to her farm; 3 horses, 15 year old hound mix named 'Molly' and her two cats, 'Colby' and 'Savannah.' For fun, Stacy enjoys any outdoor activity you throw at her!

  • Melinda Sherrod

  • Kellyn Seal


  • Stephanie Stickley

    Stephanie, one of our newer members, has proven to be a wonderful addition to our team! During her time off, you will most likely find her boating, fishing or spending time with her 2 year old son, Wyatt. Family time is most favorably spent at the new H2OBX waterpark in Currituck County. Sharing her household is 'Andy', a very sweet 7 year old Boxer. 

  • Heather Demarest

    We have recently welcomed Heather to our family! In years past, she has worked locally at animal hospitals, and now she has returned to her passion. Outside of work, Heather loves to camp, hike and enjoys photography when she's not spoiling her 2 cats, 'Leon' and 'Cosette.'