Capital Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center


Clinical companion bird & exotic animal medicine and surgery.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Barbara Oglesbee, DVM, Dipl ABVP-Avian
  • Barbara Lightner, DVM, DACVS
  • Hillary Matthews, DVM, DACIM

Educational Resources

  • Daily rounds
  • Full library containing all current reference material on avian & exotic animal medicine
  • Access to VIN


History taking & participation in physical examination, restraint, collection of diagnostic specimens, assistance in procedures.

Student Supervision

Students will have access to Dr. Oglesbee 5 days per week (M-F), 8 hours per day, with option to come in for after hourse emergencies/treatments.



Practice Information

Capital Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
5230 Renner Road
Columbus, OH 43228

ph: 614-870-0480
fax: 614-870-0486

email: boglesbee [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com

Signature on file: Barbara Oglesbee, DVM
Last updated: 1-15-09