Tom graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2011 before completing a one-year rotating internship working extensively with exotic species, particularly raptors and reptiles. He began his residency in avian medicine at Great Western Exotics in 2012.
Tom successfully gained his RCVSCertAVP(ZooMed) in January 2014 and completed his residency in avian medicine the following year. He obtained his European diploma DipECZM(Avian) and European specialist status in 2017. Tom lectures on all aspects of exotic animal medicine to veterinarians and vet nurses. He also supervises the only UK-based European College of Zoological Medicine avian residency programme, helping to train the specialists of the future.
Read Tom’s guide to raptor orthopaedics here.