American, EBVS and VCI Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Barbara is a Diplomate of the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons. After an illustrious career in academia culminating in her Professorship at University College Dublin, Barbara joined the Veterinary Specialists Ireland family in April 2021.

It is an understatement to say Barbara has been instrumental in the training of many surgical interns and residents over her tenure in academia. We are delighted to have a surgeon with Barbara’s knowledge, expertise and dedication within our team. Barbara is an Irish Wolfhound aficionado, and Charlie and Síomha can often be found roaming around the grounds of Veterinary Specialists Ireland

What is a Veterinary specialist?

Most conditions that develop in our pets are first evaluated by a primary care veterinarian

If an animal develops a disease or illness requiring advanced care and procedures, they may be referred to a Veterinary Specialist

Veterinary Specialists are veterinarians who have advanced training in various veterinary medical and surgical disciplines and are board certified

Veterinary Specialists work closely with pet owners and the primary care veterinarian to coordinate the best quality of care

Meet our specialists