Veterinary surgeons in theatre

Dr Anna Giulia Salmina

Surgical Resident (ECVS) / DVM MRCVS


Anna Giulia Salmina graduated first with a Bachelor in Biology at the University of Lausanne and then in veterinary medicine from the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Zürich (Switzerland) after having spent a month of externship in small animal surgery at the University of Colorado (USA). She then spent almost two years working at the small animal hospital of the University of Zürich first as a rotating intern and then as an emergency and critical care veterinarian in a busy and highly demanding environment.

At the end of 2021, she moved to the UK to join Fitzpatrick Referrals for a 12-month rotating internship, followed by a six-month surgical internship. In June 2023, Anna Giulia started the three-year European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) approved small animal surgical residency.

Anna Giulia enjoys learning in all aspects of small animal surgery and her main interests are cardiothoracic surgery, surgical oncology, traumatology, and joint replacement as well as optimising the management of complex post-operative cases.