Richard is Head of Orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College. He is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Recognised Specialist and a European Specialist in surgery. He has worked in the Queen Mother Hospital since 2007 and is happy to recieve referrals on all aspects of veterinary orthopaedics. He co-manages the joint replacement programme at the RVC and has a particular interest in fracture surgery.
He has published extensively and also lectures both nationally and internationally on clinical orthopaedics. Richard also has a PhD in stem cell biology and is interested in advancing osteoarthritis diagnosis and treatment, including leading a stem cell clinic in the Queen Mother Hospital.
Karen is co-head of the Emergency Referrals and Critical Care services and Director of the Transfusion Medicine Service. She has a particular interest in progressing our understanding of anaemia and transfusion medicine in dogs and cats.
Ursula is a boarded Diplomate of both the American and European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and a Recognised RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology.Her special interests include corneal disease and corneal surgery, feline ophthalmology and, in particular, glaucoma.
Madeleine's research interests are in the ethics of assisted reproductive technologies - including genetic editing - and ethical issues surrounding the use of animals in competitive sport. With Dr Amanda de Mestre, Madeleine also researches endometrial health in mares. Madeleine's clinical expertise in equine artificial reproduction, including subfertility in mares and stallions.
Kata is particularly interested in local anaesthetic techniques, quantitative sensory testing methods and acute and chronic pain management. She has a particular interest in progressing our understanding of pain pathophysiology in animals. Kata is also interested in the application of alternative therapeutic options for pain relief.
Anke is has a particular interest in progressing our understanding of the host-microbe interface in dogs with atopic dermatitis. Anke is also interested in the welfare aspects of chronic skin and ear disease.
Ross has a particular interest in microbial infections of the skin, whether caused by bacteria or fungi, and their role in the exacerbation of pruritic and allergic skin diseases, and in otitis externa and media.