Experienced & Professional Dermatologists
We are all about skin! Our team of dermatology Specialists are all highly qualified and will be able to help you with your dermatology cases. Or you can choose to talk to one of us specifically if you have an unusual pet, a farm animal, a zoo animal or a specific skin or ear problem perhaps related to allergy, skin cancer or hormonal skin disease. Just click on a link below.
Sue Paterson M.A. VetMB. DVD DipECVD FRCVS
Sue Paterson is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and by the European College of Veterinary Dermatology as a Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology. She has recently been elected...read more
Filippo De Bellis DVM CertVD DipECVD MRCVS
Filippo graduated from the University of Bari, in 2001. He moved to the UK in 2003 and worked for the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals charity before joining the Royal Veterinary College in 2...read more
John Chitty BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS
John Chitty BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS ( seen here with my wire-haired dachshund “ Slug” )
John qualified from the Royal Veterinary College as a veterinary surgeon in 1990 and gained the R...read more
Peter Forsythe BVM&S DVD MRCVS
Peter Forsythe BVM&S DVD MRCVS spent 14 years in general practice before specialising in veterinary dermatology. He founded the Dermatology Referral Service in 2001. He is a Royal College of Ve...read more
Hilary Jackson BVM&S DVD DACVD MRCVS
Hilary Jackson BVM&S DVD DACVD MRCVS joined the Dermatology Referral Service in March 2006. For the 10 years prior to that she held the post of Associate Professor of Veterinary Dermatology at ...read more
Peri Lau-Gillard DrMedVet CertVD DipECVD MRCVS
Peri graduated in 1996 from Munich, Germany and has worked in the UK since 2000. From 2001 to 2004 she worked at the Dermatology Service at the Animal Health Trust and obtained her Certif...read more
Janet Littlewood MA PhD BVSc(Hons) DVR DVD MRCVS
Janet graduated from the Bristol Veterinary School in 1977 and then completed an Internship at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. After a couple of years in general practice she joined the Univer...read more
Carly Mason BVSc CertVD DipECVD MRCVS
Carly graduated from the University of Bristol Veterinary School in 2003. She spent 7 enjoyable years in general practice before completing an ECVD Veterinary Dermatology residency at Rutla...read more
Ariane Neuber, DrMedVet, CertVD, Dipl ECVD, MRCVS
RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology. Ariane completed her veterinary medicine degree at the University of Munich and after a spell in small animal practice returned to university...read more
Ian Ramsay BVSc PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA FHEA MRCVS
Professor Ian Ramsey graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1990 and gained his PhD from the University of Glasgow in 1994. He gained both the UK and European Diplomas in Small Animal Medici...read more
Molly Varga BVetMed CertZooMed DZooMed(Mammalian) MRCVS
Molly gained her RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2001 and her Diploma (Mammalian) in 2007. Her special interests are rabbit medicine and surgery. Molly has contributed to several books i...read more
What is a RCVS Specialist?
All veterinary surgeons undertake a broad-based training for 4 – 5 years at Veterinary School before they qualify as a general practitioner. Recognised specialist veterinary surgeons undertake further extensive, additional training for 3 – 4 years in their chosen speciality to become a Recognised Specialist. These vets are the equivalent of Consultants in human medicine. The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons only allows veterinary surgeons with these further qualifications to call themselves specialists. In addition to these post graduate qualifications RCVS specialists have to prove they are active within their field and up to date with the most recent knowledge.
Indepth and up to date training
All RCVS specialists need to re-accredit every 5 years to prove to the RCVS that they are still working to the required standard in their field. Depending on where Specialists train they can be RCVS European or American Specialists and some consultants have dual qualifications. It is because of the extensive training and re-accreditation that Specialists undergo that they have a much greater depth of knowledge and experience than primary care vets in general practice. They have experience in diagnosing and managing difficult and rare cases and are ideally placed to help you with those tricky cases you see in your day to day work.
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