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Tony Ryan

Head of Surgery

Tony Ryan
Tony Ryan MVB CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS Head of Surgery

RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery​

Tony graduated from University College Dublin in 1996 and worked in general practice at home in Ireland before moving to a small animal practice in the New Forest in 2001.

Following an internship at the Animal Health Trust, he completed a three-year surgical residency at the Royal (Dick) School for Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, where he obtained the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2005.

He then worked as a Clinician in Soft Tissue Surgery at Liverpool University Veterinary School and joined our team in 2009. In 2010, Tony became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgery.

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T. Ryan, E. Welsh,I. McGorum,D. Yool

Sublingual salivary gland sialolithiasis in a dog

J Small Anim Pract, (2008) May; 49 (5) : 254–256

Ryan, TM., Platt, SR., Llabres-Diaz, FJ., McConnell, JF., Adams, VJ.

Detection of spinal cord compression in dogs with cervical intervertebral disc disease by magnetic resonance imaging

Veterinary Record (2008) 163, 11-15.

Szabo D, Ryan T, Scott HW.

Carpal canal lipoma causing lameness in a dog.

Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. (2011);24(4):299-302.

Decision making in wound management and closure, T Ryan

Vet CPD, Volume 3 Issue 3, 2015

Boveri, S., Ryan, TM.

(2016) Successful short-term mechanical ventilation in a brachycephalic dog following aspiration pneumonia

Veterinary Record Case Reports 4: e000256. doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2015-000256

Walker, JJA., Ryan, TM.

(2017) Gastro-oesophageal intussusception in a 25-week-old Briard

Veterinary Record Case Reports 5: e000485. doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2017-000485

Swinbourne F, Jeffery N, Tivers MS, Artingstall R, Bird F, Charlesworth T, Doran I, Freeman A, Hall J, Hattersley R, Henken J, Hughes J, de la Puerta B, Rutherford L, Ryan T, Williams H, Woods S, Nicholson I.

The incidence of surgical site dehiscence following full-thickness gastrointestinal biopsy in dogs and cats and associated risk factors.

J Small Anim Pract. (2017) Sep;58(9):495-503.

How to approach to an oral mass, Tony Ryan

How to … collected articles from BSAVA Companion (2017) BSAVA.