Bayside Hospital for Animals

251 Racetrack Road
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547


  Dr. Jaimee Bumgarner:


Dr. Bumgarner is originally from Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from Mississippi College in 2009 with a BS in Biology. In 2014, she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is an active member of the AVMA, FVMA, AAFP & MSVMS.  

During veterinary school, Dr. Bumgarner was involved in many organizations. She served as president of the Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine & the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management and as Philanthropist for the American Association of Feline Practitioners.  

In addition to pursing an externship with a specialist referral center in West Palm Beach, Dr. Bumgarner attended advanced clinical rotations in dermatology, surgery and clinical pathology during her senior year of veterinary school. She also worked as an on-call emergency lab technician during veterinary school. Dr. Bumgarner has special interests in surgery, wound management and internal medicine. 

Outside of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Bumgarner enjoys going to the beach, fishing and hanging out with friends. She also loves music & to travel.  She currently lives in Destin with her 3 cats, Ginger, Coco & Bella and several hamsters.