Dr. Tracy A. Barlup
Dr. Tracy A. Barlup purchased the practice in February 2000. She is a native of Waynesboro, PA. Dr. Barlup received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989 and her Veterinary Medical Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. Prior to coming to Hagerstown, Dr. Barlup worked at Rockhill Veterinary Associates in Sellersville, PA and VetSmart Pet Hospitals and Health Centers in Bel Air, MD and Baltimore, MD.
The Barlup household remains a busy place with three humans, three dogs, one cat and twenty alpacas!
Dr. Rebecca Gurshman
Rebecca Gurshman is a native of New Jersey. She received her B.S. from Cornell University in 1989 and her DVM from Cornell University in 1993. She practiced veterinary medicine in Prince George’s County and Calvert County Maryland for 24 years. Dr. Gurshman joined LAH in 2017 when her family moved to Hagerstown. She and her dogs enjoy long walks on the C & O canal and exploring local hiking trails.
Dr. Sebastian Gordon
Dr. Gordon graduated from the University of Vermont with a BS in Animal Science in 2001. Following a three-year small animal surgery residency at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph in Canada, he achieved Diplomate Status as a board-certified surgeon in 2010. After four years in a small animal surgery practice outside Washington, DC, he and his family moved to Tasmania where he joined a small animal hospital and was the only specialist (surgical or otherwise) on the entire island. Missing the oppressive mugginess of DC summers, the Gordons returned to their Bethesda home in 2016 and he joined Lazar Veterinary Surgery.When not in surgery, Dr. Gordon tries to survive raising three sons. In rare moments of peace, he enjoys finding the perfect recipe, talking about outdoor activities, and subjecting innocent bystanders to his banjo playing.
Tiffany Bricker, CVT
Certified Veterinary Technician & Animal Care Supervisor
Tiffany is a graduate of Wilson College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been certified since 2008. Tiffany has been performing ultrasounds since 2017 and is very interested in this line of veterinary services. She is married (Brock) and has 1 dog (‘Azure’) and 6 cats (‘Applebutter’, ‘T2’, ‘Smudgey’, ‘Sir Franklin’, ‘Boots’, and ‘Skinny Minnie’) and many horses and minis (‘Doxyology’, ‘Gracie Mae’, ‘Peaches’, ‘Misty’, ‘Rosie’, and ‘Dazzle’). She has been with Longmeadow Animal Hospital since 2011. This is her second career – previously she was a tax accountant and graduated from Penn State with a degree in Accounting.
Tina has been a part of the LAH family since 2006. Tina has had a passion for animals her whole life and loves being able to spend her days taking care of them. In addition to caring for animals, her other passions include outdoor adventure and photography. She shares her home with her husband and their 3 cats.
Annabel joined the staff at Longmeadow in March of 2016. She has held many different positions in animal hospitals and shelters over the past 15 years. She is currently completing an online degree program to obtain her Technician Certification. She has 2 dogs and 1 cat that monopolize her time.
Beth has lived in Hagerstown all her life. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 20 years. She shares her home with a beagle – ‘Digger Dawg’, a mini horse named ‘Jelly Bean’ (aka Ms. Triple Crown) and Steve (a human) with whom she enjoys taking vacations with to Chincoteague.
Jonathan re-joined the LAH team after a brief time away to finish school. He currently works full time in human medicine as a laboratory technician. He came back part time because he missed the people and pets. Jonathan lives in Hagerstown with his husband and their 2 dogs and 2 cats. Jonathan enjoys watching movies and TV, reading comic books and other nerdy stuff.
Sherrie is excited to be serving you and your pets here at Longmeadow Animal Hospital since May of 2017. Growing up on her family’s dairy in Chambersburg, PA, she has loved animals all of her life, from cows to cats to coons. In the winter, she works as a tax preparer at a small firm in Chambersburg with the ‘hel’ of a white cat named ‘Phronsie’. She is blessed to have a lot of family and friends and she also enjoys world travel, choral music, bird watching and reading.