Dr Kevin Parsons

Dr Kevin Parsons
Dr Kevin Parsons

Dr Kevin Parsons

Clinical Lead for Small Animal Orthopaedics BVSc (Hons) PhD DipECVS FHEA FRCVS

EBVS® European specialist in small Animal Surgery
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery

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. Kevin 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, initially as a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery and more recently working for Langford Veterinary Services as an orthopaedic clinician within the University of Bristol’s small animal teaching hospital.

His clinical interests include all aspects of veterinary orthopaedics however he particularly enjoys the management of complex fractures, stifle surgery and total joint replacements. More recently he has developed an interest in using regenerative therapies in the treatment of chronic lameness. He has authored and co-authored scientific papers on a variety of subjects relating to small animal surgery and regularly speaks at national and international CPD events.

In September 2019 Kevin became a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for his outstanding contribution to the veterinary profession.

Research and publications