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Philip Lhermette

BSc (Hons) CBiol FRSB BVet Med FRCVS

Philip is the principal of Elands Veterinary Clinic, near Sevenoaks in Kent where he runs a referral service in minimally invasive surgery. After completing an Honours Degree in Animal Physiology at the University of Nottingham in 1977, Philip went on to complete his BVetMed at the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 1982. Philip has a particular interest in surgery – and more specifically, minimally invasive (keyhole)surgery using both rigid and flexible endoscopes. Philip trained with human minimally invasive surgeons in the UK and veterinary endoscopists in the USA since 1995 and he pioneered laparoscopic bitch spays and laser endosurgery in veterinary medicine in the UK since 2001. Philip is also author and editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Endoscopy and Endosurgery and has contributed to numerous other publications. He is currently Special Lecturer in Endoscopy and Endosurgery at the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine