MA VetMB DEO Dipl. ECVS FRCVS
- RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery
- Hospital Director
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. In 2016 Ian was awarded an honary fellowship by the RCVS, the highest accolade available. 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.