Mickey graduated with distinction from the University of Bristol in 2002. His first job was at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) as an intern in small animal medicine and surgery. Following this he worked for a year in a busy small animal practice, followed by a surgical internship at the University of Bristol. Mickey completed a residency in small animal surgery at the RVC in 2008 and became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009. He then spent a year as a staff clinician in small animal surgery at the RVC before embarking on a PhD on congenital portosystemic shunts in dogs.
Following his PhD Mickey spent two years in a private referral practice, with a busy oncology caseload. Mickey joined the Small Animal Referral Hospital team in 2015 as a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery. Mickey’s main area of clinical and research interest is in congenital portosystemic shunts and he has published widely on the subject. Mickey has extensive experience in all aspects of soft tissue surgery. He has particular interests in brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS), abdominal surgery and surgical oncology.
Mickey spends most of his free time trying to keep up with his son!