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Stacey Fox-Alvarez, DVM, MPH, DACVIM

Boarded Oncologist, Chief Medical Officer

Pet Cancer Specialist in Gainesville, FL

Dr. Fox is our Pet Cancer Specialist at CCVS, as well as the Chief Medical Officer. After graduating from Vet School at UF, Dr. Fox completed an emergency and critical care internship, followed by a medical oncology internship and residency prior to joining UF as faculty. In academia, her passions were advancing educational research and mentoring students, interns, and residents.  Dr. Fox also worked with a team of educational researchers to create a tool for helping educators develop their skills and she brings this love for teaching and continued personal growth to our team at CCVS. In her spare time, Dr. Fox-Alvarez enjoys spending time with her husband (Dr. Alex Fox-Alvarez) and their dogs, cats, and chickens. Her hobbies include caring for tropical plants, vegetable gardening and being outside in our beautiful Gainesville community.


Community Care Veterinary Specialists, Gainesville, Florida

June 2023 -Current

Medical Oncologist, Chief Medical Officer, CCVS

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Clinical Assistant Professor in Medical Oncology

Service Chief

2020 - 2023

Achieved ACVIM Oncology Diplomate Status

Veterinary Medical Oncology Residency 

Veterinary Medical Oncology Internship

Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Internship


Small Animal Emergency Veterinarian, Relief

Small Animal Emergency Veterinarian, Full-Time

2017 - 2020
2015 - 2016
2015 - 2016
Veterinary Emergency Clinic of Central Florida, Leesburg and Orlando, FL
2015 - 2020
2014 - 2015
Affiliated Veterinary Specialists (now BluePearl) Maitland, FL
2021 - 2023

Small Animal Rotating Intern

2013 - 2014

  UF CVM Chief Resident - Elected by house officer majority         

Dr. Paul Nicoletti Public Health Scholarship

College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Internal Medicine Rotation Student


J.E. Salsbury Scholarship for Veterinary Leadership and Academic Excellence 


Florida Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship

Merial Research Scholar, University of Florida

Pasco County Kennel Club Scholarship

University of Alabama Division of Natural Sciences, Arts and Sciences
Research Day – First Place in Poster Presentation


University of Alabama Division of Natural Sciences, Arts and Sciences
Research Day – Fourth Place in Poster Presentation

Parkinson’s Disease Scholar, Parkinson’s Association of Alabama

National Merit Scholar


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