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Dr David Bardell

David Bardell
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Year of Fellowship: 2023
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to Clinical practice

Field of work

Veterinary schools

Areas of special interest

  • Equine anaesthesia
  • Critical care medicine
  • Pain management

Areas of support

  • Collaborative research
  • Promoting knowledge and best practice
  • Translating research into veterinary practice

Professional positions

  • Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia


After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 1998, David spent 8 years in predominantly equine practice before returning to Liverpool as a clinical anaesthetist in 2006. He gained the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia in 2007, the ECVAA Diploma in 2011, completed a PhD on the molecular mechanisms involved in tendon disease in 2021 and was awarded a personal chair in 2023. David is an EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia, is currently head of veterinary anaesthesia at the University of Liverpool and sits on the University’s Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Board.
David has a wide range of clinical interests, including anaesthesia-related cardiopulmonary disturbances, metabolic derangements and prognostic indicators in the colic patient, and pain management.

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