Diogo graduated from University of Évora (Portugal) in 2012. Following a few years working in small animal first opinion practice in both Portugal and UK, he joined Fitzpatrick Referrals as a surgical intern in 2015. In 2016 he went to do a rotational clinical internship at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, which was then followed by another period working in primary care veterinary practice.
Diogo returned to Fitzpatrick Referrals as a surgical resident in February 2018. He is currently enrolled on a three-year European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) approved residency programme in small animal surgery. His main interests lie in oncologic and reconstructive surgery, airway surgery and fracture repair.