Dr Mark PattesonMA VetMB PhD DVC CertVR MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
Mark qualified from Cambridge University in 1986 and then worked as an equine and small animal house physician at Bristol University Veterinary School.
After two years in mixed practice he returned to Langford as a Horserace Betting levy Board Scholar, to investigate the use of echocardiography in horses. He obtained his certificate in Small Animal Cardiology in 1988, and was amongst the first cardiologists to be awarded the Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology in 1991. He was awarded his PhD in 1993 and the certificate in Veterinary Radiology in 1995.
He has published widely, is the author of a book, Equine Cardiology, published by Blackwell Sciences and was section editor (cardiovascular diseases) in Current Therapy in Equine Medicine IV. He has been Chief examiner for the RCVS Certificates and Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology, and has spoken at conferences in UK, Europe and the USA.
He is a frequent lecturer on courses in imaging and cardiology both at Vale Referrals and nationwide.
Mark takes Cardiology referrals at Vale Referrals, and also runs an X-Ray and ECG report service.