Meet our team

Caring, Professional, Unrivalled

At Streatham Hill Vets our professional team of vets and nurses care passionately about animals and treat every patient as a sentient being. Every member of our team is hand selected for their compassion and ability to go above and beyond for our clients. They have the skills to provide a timely diagnosis and first-class veterinary treatment.

Vets

Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Gabriella DVM GPCert SAS

Gabriella is the Lead Veterinary Surgeon here at Streatham Hill Vets. Graduating with honours in 2003 from the University of Naples, Italy Gabriella holds an RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery and is also an RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery.

Our very own surgical Super Vet moved to the UK in 2007 to work in small animal practice and specialist referral practices. Gabriella enjoys all aspects of soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, but has particular interests in complex fracture cases, TPLO for cruciate disease and Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) grading and surgery. Gabriella is a very experienced surgeon taking many referrals for pets across South London that are in need of her expert surgical skill. She also greatly enjoys feline medicine.

Gabriella is mainly found in theatre carrying out complex surgeries, surgery that many surgeons in London would hesitate to even attempt!

In her spare time Gabriella loves travelling and spending time with her spoiled rescued cat Poto.

Gabriella usually consults here at Streatham Hill Vets Tuesday-Friday. Book an appointment to see wonderful Gabriella!

Gabriella: Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Felicity BBV BVSc MRCVS

Felicity qualified in Australia in 2012, where she worked for two years in a mixed practice before moving to England in 2014.

Joining our permanent hospital team in 2015, Felicity is an extremely experienced GP and popular surgeon among many of our longstanding clients with complex medical cases.

Felicity is extremely proficient in the skill of laparoscopy surgery (keyhole spays) together with all soft tissue surgery and advanced medicine cases.

Being an OV Practioner means Felicity is available to give advice and issue passports/export certificates to small animal companions wanting to travel.

One of Felicity’s passions is medical investigation and treatment in older cats and she has committed in 2019 to advancing her ultrasound diagnostic skills.

Away from the surgery, Felicity enjoys nipping back home to Oz occasionally and when in the UK loves horse riding and camping.

Felicity consults here at Streatham Hill Vets most days of the week. Book an appointment to see wonderful Felicity!

Felicity:

Veterinary Surgeon

Mary MVB MRCVS

Mary Louise graduated from the University College in Dublin in 2011 and has since been fortunate to gain a multitude of high level surgical and medicine experience in many prestigious hospitals around the UK.

Working in London since 2018 Mary Louise has vast experience in advanced ultrasound, complex medicine investigations, soft tissue surgery and dental procedures which require a more sophisticated technique. Mary Louise recently gained an advanced qualification in Small Animal Medicine, which has enhanced her knowledge to diagnose and treat more involved and complex medical cases.

As a valued member of our London’s Best Vet 2020 Team, Mary Louise’s experienced is much respected in consultations at our Streatham Hill hospital and our Mayow Veterinary Surgery.    She can be found at our Streatham Hill hospital Monday to Wednesday and Thursday’s and Friday’s at our Mayow Veterinary Surgery.

Outside of the vets, Mary Louise enjoys writing articles for national newspapers (on veterinary matters!) and playing the piano accordion!

Mary Louise usually consults here at Streatham Hill Vets on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Book an appointment to see wonderful Mary Louise.

Mary Louise:

Veterinary Surgeon

Viraf MRCVS

Viraf joins us from Melbourne, Australia after coming to the UK to practice in 2017. Viraf began working in a busy hospital in Berkshire, before joining our permanent Vet Team here in London.

Initially unsure whether to study human or animal medicine, thankfully for us Viraf’s acute fondness for small furry companions won through and he graduated from Melbourne University in 2015.

With a keen interest in ultrasound, neurology and soft tissue surgery, Viraf is looking forward to continuing to grow his surgical experience over the next few years and is currently undertaking a further qualification to become a recognised Advanced Veterinary Practitioner with a heavy focus on medicine cases and utilising his advanced ultrasound skills.   Viraf puts his long standing client relationships high on the list of what makes him a great vet!

When not in surgery Viraf enjoys playing ice hockey, reading and painting landscapes and mountains from his travels. Viraf usually consults here at Streatham Hill Vets Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Viraf:

Veterinary Surgeon

Corina MVB BSc MRCVS

Qualifying in Dublin in 2013, Corina joined our busy Vet Team in early January 2019 after spending many of her practising years gaining a huge amount of experience in both medicine and surgery in South London.

Considered one of South London’s best all round General Practitioner vets, Corina is a both an excellent advanced sonographer (ultrasound) and highly competent soft tissue surgeon. Currently undertaking a further certificate to gain an advanced veterinary qualification specifically in surgery, Corina can often be found in theatre at both our Mayow Veterinary Surgery and our hospital in Streatham.

Being an OV Practitioner means Corina is available to give advice and issue passports/export certificates to small animal companions wanting to travel.

Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Dane Walker MA VetMB GPCertSAS MRCVS

Dane qualified from Cambridge University in 2000. Since then he has worked in all
aspects of small animal work in many practices across London.

His interests include surgery and ultrasound. Dane also holds a post-graduate certificate in small animal surgery and spends a considerable part of his time in the operating theatre.

Dane is the proud owner of the surgery Mascot “Monty” the Mini Schnauzer who regularly comes along to the surgery for copious cuddles from the hospital team.

In his spare time Dane enjoys art (sculpture), swimming and water-polo.

Dane MA: VetMB GPCert (SAS) MRCVS
Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Alice BVSc BSc MRCVS

Alice joined our brilliant London team in the summer of 2020 after qualifying 7 years ago with a distinction in Veterinary Science from Liverpool University. Having previously worked as a Senior Vet in a surgery regularly featuring on British TV, Alice’s vast first opinion surgery experience and gentle knowledgeable manner with the pets she treats has made her a hugely popular addition to our Team.

Alice excels in both internal medicine and soft tissue surgery and can often be found in theatre carrying out laparoscopic surgery when she’s working in our flagship hospital!

Away from our popular surgeries Alice loves to travel, sail, climb and wind down by listening to music.

Alice:

Veterinary Surgeon

Amy

Veterinary Surgeon

Alan MVB MRCVS

Qualifying in 2016 from Dublin, Alan first appeared at our main London Animal Hospital in 2020 to help our day time Vet Team during the Covid Pandemic. We quickly realised how passionate and skilled Alan was with Critical and Emergency Care patients and upon the opening of our 24 hour service, Alan was delighted to join our Hospital Team to be available to our clients and their pets permanently.

Before joining our award winning team, Alan had been practising in a large hospital in London since 2019. Prior to moving to London Alan spent his years post qualifying in some extremely busy clinics in Ireland, England and Scotland treating both large and small animals.

Whilst Alan’s soothing voice is charmingly calming to our sick patients, his clinical interest remains in Emergency and Critical Care medicine for those pets urgently requiring his help. Did we mention that Alan is also an extremely skilled soft tissue surgeon?

Away from the hospital Alan likes enjoying spending time with humans too, cooking for family and friends, playing tennis and watching team sports.

Veterinary Surgeon

Rachel Bsc BVSc CertAVP MRCVS

Rachel joined our Award Winning Hospital Team upon the opening of our 24hour emergency service. Having been qualified for over 10 years and graduating from Bristol University, Rachel has extensive experience in medicine with a further advanced qualification in this area of practice.

Whilst Rachel’s vast medicine knowledge is impressive she also achieves strong satisfaction from soft tissue surgery and enjoys the focus of dealing with emergency cases. Rachel strives to improve animal welfare at every opportunity.

Before moving to London to practice in 2017, Rachel enjoyed gaining much experience in large surgeries in Middlesex, Manchester and Liverpool.

Away from the surgeries Rachel enjoys travelling and volunteering with wildlife rescue.

Veterinary Surgeon

Laurence MRCVS

Malcolm

Malcolm qualified in Australia in 2013 and has been working with us for almost a year in our London hospital team.
Enjoying being a part of our network of excellence and the exciting cases we see at Streatham Hill (plus the gorgeous pets), Malcolm has now joined our Vet Team permanently.
Being an extremely confident vet in both consultation, internal medicine and surgery, Malcolm has now set his sights on becoming a more advanced imaging vet.
Growing up surrounded by animals from an early age, Malcolm knew he wanted to be a veterinary surgeon recognising the close companion relationship we form with our pets and the clinical care he would be able to give.
Part of coming to the UK for Malcolm was to experience how pet care differs from his home country and to experience travelling within Europe.

Nursing Team

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Paul RVN

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Tracey

Tracey qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2015 and joined us from a Specialist Referral Clinic in 2016.

Tracey is passionate about animals and not only does she work hard taking care of pets she also volunteered for 10 years at the London Wildcare Trust (now known as Riverside Animal Centre)! She still hand rears injured and orphaned wildlife until they are well enough to be released.

Tracey’s favourite animal is a squirrel!

Veterinary Care Assistant

Audrey

Veterinary Care Assistant

Andrea

Support Team

Veterinary Receptionist

Amy

Amy has worked in reception roles for many years and enjoys greeting our lovely clients and their cherished pets. She has always adored animals and can’t resist making a fuss of all of the adorable patients that visit our surgery.

In her spare time, Amy loves to get creative through performing, writing, and producing artwork. She also enjoys having lots of cuddles with her black cat Foxy, who she re-homed from our surgery!

Amy:

Veterinary Receptionist

Brodie

Brodie has been working with animals since she was a teenager. Originally in wildlife sanctuaries and reptile awareness displays until qualifying as a Veterinary Nurse in Australia in 2015. Since then she has gained further experience with Australian wildlife, companion birds and reptiles, emergency care and dermatology before starting with the Streatham Hill team as a Veterinary Receptionist mid 2020.

In her spare time you can find her practising piano, hula hooping and hiking.

Brodie:

Veterinary Receptionist

Sharon

Veterinary Receptionist

Vanessa