Dr James Guthrie

Surgical Resident (ECVS) / BVM&S CertAVP (GSAS) MRCVS

James 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. He has published multiple research papers and presented his findings at a national conference.

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 has enrolled on a three year European College of Veterinary Surgeons approved residency program in small animal surgery. James has studied towards and is awaiting examination for the RCVS Advanced Veterinary Practice Certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. James’ main clinical interests are traumatology, joint replacement and arthroscopy. 


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