Renowned surgery specialist, Dr Jane Ladlow, joins the AHT’s Small Animal Referral Centre

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We are delighted to be celebrating the return of Dr Jane Ladlow a global leader in Brachycephalic research, to head up our Soft Tissue Surgery team in the Small Animal Referral Centre.

Dr Jane Ladlow worked at the Animal Health Trust until 2006 when she moved to The Queens Veterinary School in Cambridge where she was a senior lecturer in Soft Tissue surgery.

I’m looking forward to being back at the Animal Health Trust, where the original airway studies were started.

Jane Ladlow
Jane Ladlow, Head of Soft Tissue Surgery

Dr Jane Ladlow is a global leader in brachycephalic research.  She is a Royal College and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, and brings a wealth of experience with her. She is interested in all aspects of soft tissue surgery, particularly oncological and respiratory cases.

She is also a leading expert in the health issues associated with brachycephalic dogs and her clinical research interests are brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome, disease recognition and diagnosis. Specifically, her current research is in non-invasive assessment of respiratory function in the brachycephalic breeds, particularly French bulldogs, pugs and bulldogs using a plethysmography chamber.

As well as a research specialist in brachycephalic, Jane is also a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgery.

The appointment is part of the clinics strategy to expand their leading veterinary services and research. The Small Animal Referral Centre offers state of the art diagnostic investigation, surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day the Suffolk clinic is a UK veterinary centre of excellence treating animals from all over the UK.

We are delighted to welcome Jane back and announce the introduction of our world-class service at the AHT small animal referral centre specifically for brachycephalic dogs. This will complement the veterinary services already offered by the team which include amongst others oncological, respiratory, abdominal and thoracic surgery.

Mark Shea
Mark Shea, Hospital Director, Small Animal Referral Centre