We have several veterinary surgeons that have special interests and further qualifications in a variety of specialities and in-house referral can be arranged for the more complex cases.
Referring veterinary practices are requested to provide patient and owner information using our referral form.
Dermatology – Andrea Bookless MA VetMB CertVD MRCVS
Andrea holds the RCVS certificate in veterinary dermatology and is on the list of advanced practitioners. She has 20 years of experience of dealing with chronic, complicated and often frustrating skin diseases that affect our domestic pets. Andrea is happy to take referrals from other practices in the area.
Cardiology – Chris FellowsBVMS CertVC MRCVS
Chris Fellows holds the RCVS certificate in veterinary cardiology and is on the RCVS list of advanced practitioners. He visits the practice on a regular basis to investigate and treat cardiac and respiratory problems affecting Lanes Vets patients.
Dentistry – Dr. Alex Smithson BVM&S BDS (Hons) MRCVS
Alex holds qualifications as a vet and also a dentist. He visits Lanes and takes referrals for oral and maxilla-facial surgery including root canal work and treatment of oral tumours. PLEASE NOTE: Dr Alex Smithson has no more availability for 2023. Any new referrals will be added to a 2024 waiting list. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Soft Tissue Surgery – Catherine Sturgeon BVetMed(hons) CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS
Catherine is a visiting soft-tissue surgeon who is available to tackle complex and tricky surgery, including tumor removals and reconstructions. She is an RCVS and European specialist in veterinary soft tissue surgery.
Orthopaedic – Kris Herman
Behaviourist – Olivia Moore
Physiotherapist – Hannah Westhead