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Dr Richard Elders

Referral Clinician

Dr Richard Elders
Dr Richard Elders MVB, CertSAM, DACVIM (SAIM), DECVIM-CA (Onc), Msc (Clin Onc), PhD RCVS Recognised and European Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

Richard graduated from University College Dublin in 1999, went straight into an internship at the University of Glasgow, and was in first opinion small animal practice on the west coast of Scotland thereafter. He completed his ACVIM Internal Medicine residency and mast cell tumour immunotherapy-based PhD at the Royal Veterinary College in 2005 and 2008, respectively. His PhD thesis was on targeting and killing mast cells with enhanced specificity.

He has worked throughout the UK, both in academia and private practice, achieving the ECVIM-CA Oncology Diploma in 2012. Richard’s main professional interests are mast cell tumours, novel diagnostics and immunotherapy.

His interests outside of work are comedy, baking, and untangling his Hungarian Pumi, Bungelle.

“It’s all about you and the bond with your pet, really. I help by tailoring treatment to your pet’s needs, designed to make them feel better, so you can have the longest and best quality time together”.