Dovecote Referrals in Castle Donington is a dedicated referral hospital which provides specialist surgical, neurological and diagnostic referrals to practices across the Midlands.

The practice is led by Dr Mark Lowrie, European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology and he is supported by colleagues in orthopaedics, general surgery, oncology and dermatology.

Facilities include in-house 16-slice CT scanner and MRI. The hospital is affiliated to University of Nottingham Veterinary School. A dedicated suite of rooms with hydrotherapy treadmill is used by our chartered, ACPAT qualified physiotherapist.

Practice specialists and clinicians

Specialist

Mike Targett

MA VetMB PhD DipECVN SFHEA MRCVS

Discipline:
Neurology, Spinal Surgery

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Specialist

Mark Lowrie

MA VetMB MVM DipECVN MRCVS

Discipline:
Neurology, Spinal Surgery

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Specialist

Rob White

BVSc(Hons) BVetMed CertVA DSAS(Soft Tissue) DipECVS FRCVS

Discipline:
Soft Tissue Surgery

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Specialist

Steve Shaw

BVetMed CertSAD DVD PhD MRCVS

Discipline:
Dermatology

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Specialist

Shirley van Lelyveld

BVSc MSc(Clinical Oncology) DECVIM-CA(Medical Oncology) MRCVS

Discipline:
Oncology

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Specialist

James Pratt

BVetMed CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS

Discipline:
Orthopaedics

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Resident

Sergio Gomes

DVM MRCVS

Discipline:
Neurology

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Resident

Thomas Mignan

BVM BVS MRCVS ECVN

Discipline:
Neurology

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Resident

Matthew Green

BVM BVS MRCVS

Discipline:
Neurology

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Resident

Giuseppe Bonanno

DVM CertAVP MRCVS

Discipline:
Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery

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Certificate holder

Kate Griffiths

BVSc CertVD PGDip(MedEd) MRCVS

Discipline:
Dermatology

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Certificate holder

Bruce Campbell

BVM&S CertSAS MRCVS

Discipline:
Orthopaedics

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Referral clinician

Kimberley Stee

DMV DipECVN MRCVS

Discipline:
Neurology

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COVID-19 Update

Our practices are now providing routine, urgent and emergency care for your patients. We continue to work safely with social distancing and a combination of telephone consultations and on-site examinations. GP vets should contact our referral centres directly for clinical advice on cases.