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Karen Harris

Soft Tissue Surgery

Karen Harris - EBVS® and RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Karen Harris BVetMed DipECVS MRCVS EBVS® and RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

EBVS® and RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

After graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in 2007, Karen travelled to the Cook Islands in the south pacific to volunteer for a charity veterinary clinic for 4 months. Upon returning to the UK Karen worked in a busy small animal practice in Dorset, for 18 months, after which she moved to SCVS to undertake an internship. This was followed by a 3-year surgical residency at Cambridge Veterinary School. Karen began working at SCVS again in 2014. She then passed her European Diploma in Small Animal Surgery in the beginning of 2015.

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Harris K, Moores AP, Butterworth S, Bush M (2011) Three cases of accessorioulnar arthrodesis to address accessory carpal bone subluxation or fracture. Veterinary Record 169(7), 181

Harris K, Saveraid TC, Rodenas S (2011) Dorsolateral spinal cord compression at the C2-C3 junction in two Cavalier King Charles spaniels. Veterinary Record 169(16), 416

Harris K, Langley-Hobbs SJ (2013) Idiopathic ischemic necrosis of the accessory carpal bone in a dog. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 243(12), 1746-1750

Harris K, Adams VJ, Fordyce P, Ladlow J (2013) Comparison of surgical duration of canine ovariectomy and ovariohysterectomy in a veterinary teaching hospital. Journal of Small Animal Practice 54(11), 579-583

Rousset N, Harris K, Herrtage ME (2014) CT findings of a multilobular tumour of bone arising from the skull of a cat. Veterinary Record Case Reports Published online: Sept 2014. DOI: 10.1136/vetreccr-2014-000057

Harris K, Witte P (2016) How to diagnose cranial cruciate ligament disease. BSAVA Companion Jan 2016.

Craig A, Witte PG, Moody T, Harris K, Scott HW (2017) Management of feline tibial diaphyseal fractures using orthogonal plates performed via minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 20(1), 6-14