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Dr Pete Smith

Referral Veterinary Surgeon Specialising in Neurology/Neurosurgery

Dr Pete Smith
Dr Pete Smith BVM&S, BSc, PhD, DipECVCN, MRCVS. RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology Referral Veterinary Surgeon Specialising in Neurology/Neurosurgery

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Referral Veterinary Surgeon Specialising in Neurology/Neurosurgery

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.