Micheál Ó Cathasaigh


Micheál qualified from University College Dublin in 2012 with an honors degree in Veterinary Medicine, after which he moved to Canada where he worked in a 24 hour emergency and general practice. After 2 years, Micheál started a rotating internship with the University of Calgary and the CARE Centre in Calgary, Canada.

He joined the Queens Veterinary School Hospital of the University of Cambridge as Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Diagnostic Imaging in 2015, passing the ECVDI theoretical examination in January 2018, completing the residency in June 2018, and passing the ECVDI practical examination in January 2019, becoming a European board certified Veterinary Radiologist. Following a short spell as a clinical radiologist in the University of Cambridge, he joined Dick White Referrals where he is now a consultant radiologist. Recent publications include a prospective research project entitled “Blood concentration of bupivacaine and duration of sensory and motor block following ultrasound-guided femoral and sciatic nerve blocks in dogs” and a number of case reports. Current research involves the prevalence of hiatal hernias in brachiocephalic breeds and the benefit on contrast enhanced CT in its diagnosis.