Dr Kevin Parsons BVSc (Hons) PhD CertSAS DipECVS FHEA MRCVS

Small Animal Hospital Staff Surgeon, RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Kevin graduated from the University of Bristol in 2000. He then worked in small animal and mixed practice in Devon and Cornwall for three years. He then undertook a small animal internship, PhD (in the field of locomotor biomechanics) and a three-year residency in small animal surgery at the Royal Veterinary College, London.

He attained his RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2009 and his European Diploma in Small Animal Surgery in 2011. Kevin moved back to Bristol in 2010, gaining a position of Senior Lecturer in Surgery where he held responsibilities which included being co-director of the Junior Clinical Training Scholarship programme.

His clinical interests include all aspects of veterinary orthopaedics however he particularly enjoys the management of complex fractures, stifle surgery and total joint replacements.

Kevin enjoys the challenges of teaching both undergraduates and post graduate students within the University of Bristol but also regularly delivers CPD lectures to vets and nurses. He has authored and co-authored scientific papers on a variety of subjects relating to small animal surgery. He is also involved in a number of ongoing research projects