MA VetMB DEO DipECVS MRCVS
Ian graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1979 and spent 5 years in private practice before returning to the University as Lecturer in Equine Surgery. After 5 years in this position, Ian moved to the Animal Health Trust where he spent 6 years as Senior Equine Surgeon, and Head of the Equine Clinical Unit. He joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in 1996 and is now a partner in the practice, where he runs the surgical referral service.
Ian obtained the Diploma in Equine Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1991 and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgery in 1993. To date he has made over 150 national/international scientific presentations and taught post-graduate courses in surgery, arthroscopy, internal fixation, stud medicine and diagnostic techniques. He has published over 50 papers on equine surgery and orthopaedics, written 5 book chapters and edited 2 text books including the 2005 third edition of Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse. He has been recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a specialist in equine surgery since 1992 and was awarded the Equine Veterinary Journal Richard Hartley Clinical Prize in 1994 and 1999.