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Mr James Grierson

James Grierson
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Year of Fellowship: 2019
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to Clinical practice

Field of work

Clinical practice (private)

Areas of special interest

  • Small animal orthopaedic surgery

Areas of support

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


James graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London in 1998.

He spent two and a half years in predominantly small animal practice on the south coast before spending 15 months working as a house officer at Davies Veterinary Specialists.

He then returned to the RVC and completed a three-year residency in Small Animal Surgery at the Queen Mother Hospital.

During this time he obtained the RCVS Certificates in Veterinary Radiology and Small Animal Surgery. James remained at the RVC for a further five years as a Lecturer and specialist orthopaedic surgeon in which time he passed the qualifying examination for the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) to become an ECVS Diplomate and Recognised European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.

James is also recognised by the RCVS as a Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.

In 2010 James obtained the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Bedfordshire and he is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

James currently works at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists in Hampshire as part of the Orthopaedic team.

James is interested in the full range of musculo­skeletal and rheumatological conditions, from acute trauma to elective surgery as well as the investigation and treatment of joint conditions.

He has more specific interests in the role of physiotherapy in patient care, infection control, canine elbow disease (including elbow joint replacement) and feline trauma.

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