•Bachelor Science at Colorado State University 1993
•Semester at University of Queensland Equine Theriogenology 1992
•Doctor of Veterinary medicine 1997
•Associate veterinarian at Argyle Veterinary Clinic 1997
•Assumed ownership June 2005
Born and raised south Texas grew up on working cattle ranch and assisting father in his mixed animal veterinary practice. Married June 1997 and a proud father of three boys.
Ryan Royse DVM
Dr. Ryan Royse received his BS in zoology from the University of Oklahoma State University College of veterinary medicine in 2007 with his DVM. He stayed on at OSU to complete an internship in equine medicine. His primary interests are in small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery, along with small animal reproduction. Outside of veterinary medicine Dr. Royse enjoys spending time with his family and friends and likes to travel.
Melinda Krpan DVM MS
Dr. Melinda Krpan is a University of California Davis graduate where she received her BS in Biochemistry in 1978 and her DVM in 1982. Dr. Krpan then moved to Washington State University for an internship in Equine medicine and surgery, followed by a residency in equine surgery. She also earned a master’s degree. Dr. Krpan main interest and specialty is in equine surgery. Outside of work she raises AQHA halter horses.
Melissa Pearson DVM
Dr. Pearson attended Texas A&M for her undergrad education and earned a degree in Biomedical Science in 1992. Dr. Pearson continued at A&M and received an additional veterinary science degree as well as her DVM in 1996. Dr. Pearson practiced in Flower mound for 10 years and joined Argyle Veterinary Hospital in 2006. Her main interest is in small animal internal medicine and small animal dermatology. Outside the practice, Dr. Pearson enjoys gardening and running. As a mother of three, she especially enjoys spending time with her family.
Dr. Alina Ali DVM
Dr. Ali was born and raised in South Florida, where she grew up riding hunter/jumper. She then attended Cornell University and graduated in 2011 with her B.S. in Animal Science, minors in Biology and Education. In 2015 she graduated from Cornell University with her D.V.M, specializing in equine medicine. Her love for all animals sent her to Alvarado Veterinary Clinic, where she completed a mixed animal internship. Her primary interests include small ruminant medicine, ophthalmology and internal medicine across all species and soft tissue surgery. Outside the practice, Dr. Ali enjoys traveling, spending time with family, salsa dancing and running with her dog, Jelly.
Dr. Melanie Hensley DVM
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