Senior Surgeon, Orthopaedics, EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, Fitzpatrick Referrals Orthopaedics and Neurology, Godalming, UK
Dr James Guthrie graduated from The University of Edinburgh in 2010 and was awarded as the best student of his class in veterinary orthopaedics. He then completed a one-year rotating internship at Northwest Surgeons; a specialist veterinary referral hospital in Cheshire. Following this, he spent two years working in a small animal hospital in Berkshire where he obtained the RCVS Advanced Veterinary Practice Certificate in Small Animal Surgery.
In 2013, James joined Fitzpatrick Referrals as a duty vet and completed a one-year surgical internship. Following this, James stayed at Fitzpatrick Referrals to pursue his goal of becoming a specialist surgeon and completed a three-year residency programme in small animal surgery. James became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in February 2018 becoming an EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and shortly afterwards was recognised as a Specialist in Small Animal Surgery by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
James has also studied towards and is awaiting examination for the RCVS Advanced Veterinary Practice Certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
He has published multiple research papers and presented his findings at national conferences
James Guthrie is speaking at the following sessions
Pathogenesis and surgical options for cranial cruciate ligament rupture
If you work in canine rehabilitation, you work with cranial cruciate ligament disease! Although the condition may be very familiar to you; do you know how and why it occurs? Many cases are managed surgically; but the surgeons report may state the dog has had a TPLO, CWO, CBLO, TTA, MMP, Tightrope, lateral suture…. the list can be long and confusing; do you know the differences between the procedures? This lecture will aim to provide you with an overview of why this condition occurs along with details of the surgical options to manage the condition. By gaining a better understanding of the condition and surgery it will allow you to maximise your rehabilitation programme, as well making it easier to understand a surgeon’s report, and answer questions that clients may throw at you.