Small Animal Surgery


Tom Clarke. BA, VetMB, Cert VR, Cert SAS MRCVS

Tom Clarke is a partner at Abbey House. He graduated from Cambridge in 1983 and has been in small animal practice ever since.

He gained his radiography certificate in 1986 and small animal surgery in 1998. He has served on the RCVS small animal board as well as being an examiner for the certificate.

In 2016 he became an associate professor of the University of Nottingham and is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in small animal surgery.

He has a wide experience of both soft  tissue and orthopaedic procedures and is happy to discuss any cases. He is particularly interested in airway surgery and alongside our cardiologist will investigate any animal with cardiorespiratory disease.

The practices possesses a wide range of orthopaedic equipment allowing the management of most fracture types. Tibial plateau levelling and tibial tuberosity advancement are offered for suitable cases with cruciate disease.

Minimally invasive surgery can also be performed for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes including ovariectomy, prophylactic gastropexy and arthroscopy.

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Tom Clarke
Veterinary Surgeon BA, VetMB, CertVR, CertSAS, MRCVS Find Out More >
Small Animal Surgery

Tom is a Clinical Director at Abbey House. He graduated from Cambridge in 1983 and has been in small animal practice ever since. He specialises in radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. He is also able to perform laparoscopic surgery which is less invasive than open surgery and results in reduced post-op pain and more rapid recoveries.