Assistant Professor in Small Animal Surgery University College Dublin, Ireland Dublin
Ronan graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland in 2011 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. He completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Davies Veterinary Specialists in Hertfordshire, UK in October 2012. He completed a combined four-year Doctorate of Veterinary Medical Specialization and residency in small animal surgery at University College Dublin in May 2018 and became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in February 2019. He is currently Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery at University College Dublin. His doctoral thesis investigated the possible protective effect of prophylactic treatment with levetiracetam against development of post-attenuation seizures in dogs undergoing single congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt attenuation and prognostic factors for short-term survival. Ronan’s research interests include airway surgery and portosystemic shunts in dogs and cats.