Susana Silva

DVM CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS European Specialist in Veterinary Small Animal Medicine

Susana graduated from the University of Porto (Portugal) in 2001 and, after working a few years in first opinion practice, I started an internship in a private practice in Essex.

Susana obtained her Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Small Animal Certificate (CertSAM) in 2007 and finished her residency training program at the University of Bristol in 2009.

In 2010 Susana obtained the European Diploma in Small Animal Internal Medicine (DipECVIM-CA)

After finishing her residency, Susana worked in several referral centres in the south of England. Susana is an internal medicine consultant for IDEXX Laboratories and also works as a consultant for Virtual Veterinary Specialists (VVS).

Susana is a regular lecturer for Improve International and has also been an examiner for the International School for Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISPVS).

Apart from being a mum to a busy 4 year old boy and a 13 year old JRT, Susana is a keen gardener that grows her own vegetables in her allotment.