Sérgio graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. As part of his veterinary degree, he completed a six-month clinical externship at the Animal Medical Center, New York and Cornell University, USA. After two years working in general practice, he did a one-year rotating internship at a multidisciplinary referral hospital in the UK. This was followed by a three-year ECVDI residency program in Diagnostic Imaging at the Royal Veterinary College, which he completed in 2009. He then worked at another multidisciplinary referral hospital before joining Fitzpatrick Referrals in 2020.
He enjoys working across all imaging modalities; radiography, ultrasound, CT and MRI. He is an author and co-author of peer-reviewed original articles and also enjoys teaching and lecturing, being a regular speaker in courses and conferences both in the UK and abroad.