Lanes Vets have several veterinary surgeons that have special interests and further qualifications in a variety of specialities.
Referring veterinary practices are requested to provide patient and owner information using our referral form.
Ophthalmology - Dr Debra Agapito DVM DipACVO MRCVS
Debra holds the American diploma in ophthalmology and has extensive experience of dealing with a whole range of medical and surgical eye condition both here in the UK and US. Through Debra we are able to offer specialised in house cataract removal surgery. Debra is happy to take referrals from other practices in the area.
Dermatology - Andrea Bookless MA VetMB CertVD MRCVS
Andrea holds the RCVS certificate in veterinary dermatology and has applied to be on the RCVS list of advanced practioners. She has 13 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.
Anaesthesia - Carl Bradbrook BVSc CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS
Carl is a European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia and visits the practice to help with the longer complex and risky anaesthetics for Debra, Alex and Catherine.
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.