We are proud to offer in house referral and support for our patients from skilled veterinary surgeons who have additional qualifications and expertise in specific areas of both surgical and medical veterinary care. Investigation and surgery can be carried out at our main branch, Queensbury, by the experienced and skilled Steve Kirby and Roger Wilkinson.

Dr Stephen Anthony Kirby (Surgical Vet)B VetMed CertSAS MRCVS 

Steve qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2003 and went on to gain a Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in September 2012. He has spent many years performing complex surgical techniques and perfecting his skills with new advancements in the veterinary world. Since graduating back in 2003 Steve has worked for the RSPCA in a busy Greater Manchester practice and more recently in 2012 to 2019, joined Ashlands Veterinary Centre as a surgeon and partner. Steve offers a visiting service to our practice so pets do not have to travel miles to get the best standards in surgical veterinary care.

Mr Roger John Wilkinson (Ultrasound4pets)
Ma Vet MB CertVD CertSAM Pgc in small animal Cardiology Studies MRCVS


Roger qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1991. He went on to do a Certificate in Dermatology and later in 2002 completed a Certificate in Small Animal Medicine. After spending many years in ultrasonography in November 2015 he completed the USA-based International Veterinary Ultrasound Society Certificate in Canine & Feline Ultrasonography and Echocardiography. From here Ultrasound4pets was born, since 2015 over 5500 cases have been seen in over 100 practices across the UK by Roger and his growing expert team. The team includes Iole Giannitrapani, Kirsten Pantenburg, Nuno Neves and Cristina Diaz-Madronero who all have advanced qualifications and certificates in various areas of veterinary care. Ultrasound4pets offers a visiting service to our Queensbury branch and are able to offer a rounded service to include Cardiology, Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Allowing patients to receive gold standard care in a familiar and comforting environment.
More information can be found at www.vetpracticesupport.com