Chris graduated from The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in 2008. After two years in small animal first opinion practice, he returned to the RVC to complete a rotating internship.
Chris then undertook a scholarship in Translational Orthopaedics based at The RVC which involved working on clinics as an orthopaedic intern but also undertaking basic science and pre-clinical orthopaedic research along with working with human orthopaedic surgeons and biomedical engineers. Chris then completed a European College of Veterinary Surgeons small animal surgery residency at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists in Winchester before starting at Fitzpatrick Referrals in August 2015.
Chris obtained a Diploma in Small Animal Surgery from the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in February 2017 and is now recognised as a European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.