MA VetMB CertVR CertSAS DECVS DACVS MRCVS
Clinical Director of Oncology and Soft Tissue, Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue, Professor of Veterinary Oncology, University of Surrey
Nick qualified from Cambridge Vet School in 1997 and after two years in general practice, returned to Cambridge as the Petsaver’s resident in Soft Tissue Surgery and Oncology. In 2005, he started a twelve month Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University and then joined the Faculty at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, working as a surgical oncologist, becoming Head of Oncology in 2011.
Nick is the President of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology and an ACVS Founding Fellow in Surgical Oncology. He is a Diplomate of the European (2003) and American (2009) College of Veterinary Surgeons and is the only surgeon in the UK to have completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology. In line with this, he is the only vet in the UK to be awarded Specialist status in Small Animal Surgery (Oncology) by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
In October 2014, he joined Fitzpatrick Referrals as Clinical Director in the Oncology and Soft Tissue Service. His surgical interests include head and neck surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, urogenital and endocrine tumours. He lectures nationally and internationally on cancer surgery and has authored and co-authored multiple scientific manuscripts and book chapters.