The Team

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Robert Quinn


Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Rob graduated from the University of Glasgow with Honours in 2009. He then spent 4 years in practice in both West Yorkshire and Melbourne, Australia. Whilst working in Australia he presented and published his first research paper looking at surgical treatment of elbow disease in dogs. On returning to the UK, he completed a rotating internship at the University of Liverpool before commencing a surgical residency at Dick White Referrals in Cambridgeshire. During his residency he published further research in feline trauma, brachycephalic airway surgery and reconstructive techniques.

He sat his board exams and became a European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery in 2019 before moving to SCVS in Ringwood. Whilst there he undertook further training in total hip replacement surgery and became an RCVS-recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery in 2020. Rob enjoys teaching undergraduates and postgraduates and currently gives lectures at the University of Surrey, multiple veterinary CPD courses and lectures on a orthopaedic biomechanics course to human surgeons.

He enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery but has particular interest in fracture repair, joint replacement and surgical oncology.