Sergio graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. As part of his veterinary degree, he did a six month clinical externship at the Animal Medical Center, New York and Cornell University, USA. After two years working in general practice, he did a one year rotating internship at a multidisciplinary referral hospital in the UK. This was followed by a three year ECVDI residency program in Diagnostic Imaging at the Royal Veterinary College, which he completed in 2009. Since then, he joined the Diagnostic Imaging service at Davies Veterinary Specialists where he works with all the main imaging modalities available; radiography, ultrasound, CT and MRI. He is an author and co-author of peer-reviewed original articles and also enjoys teaching and lecturing, being a regular speaker in courses and conferences both in the UK and abroad.