BVSc, CertSAS, DSAS (ortho), DipECVS, FRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Clinical Director, The Moores Orthopaedic Clinic
Highly experienced specialist in canine and feline orthopaedics. Andy has been recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a Specialist in Small Animal Orthopaedics since 2006. He was Chairman of the Education Committee of the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association from 2006 to 2009 and an examiner for the RCVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics) from 2009 to 2011, being Chief Examiner in 2011. Andy’s clinical interests encompass all aspects of musculoskeletal disease and traumatology, but he has specific interests in the management of cruciate ligament rupture in dogs, canine and feline hip replacement, arthroscopy (e.g for the diagnosis and management of elbow dysplasia and shoulder disease), fracture management (including minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis and the use of locking internal fixators) and humeral intracondylar fissure / incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle (HIF/IOHC). Andy has been invited to lecture, to general practitioners and other specialists, on various aspect of small animal orthopaedics in continental Europe, Asia and North America, as well as the UK. In 2017 Andy was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contributions to clinical practice.
Andy has published widely with over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers, reviews and textbook contributions on subjects including fracture management, elbow dysplasia, humeral intracondylar fissure (aka incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle), stifle stabilisation for cruciate disease and tendon repair techniques.