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Dr Pete Smith

Referral Clinician

Dr Pete Smith
Dr Pete Smith BVM&S, BSc, PhD, DipECVCN, MRCVS RCVS Recognised and European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Pete qualified from Edinburgh University and after spending time in small animal practice in Manchester, found himself drawn back to academia. He completed a PhD and a period of post-doctoral research at Cambridge University, investigating cell transplantation as a treatment for problems such as spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis.

Following this he returned to clinical veterinary work, completing a residency in neurology and neurosurgery at Cambridge University. After a stint in a private veterinary referral hospital in London, he joined the University of Liverpool, where he was Head of Veterinary Neurology for 4 years. Prior to joining the HSR team in October 2021, Pete worked at Davies Veterinary Specialists.

Pete is a European and RCVS specialist in Veterinary Neurology and his clinical and research interests include surgical treatment of spinal cord problems, inflammatory diseases of the nervous system and seizures.