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Mark Stidworthy MA VetMB PhD FRCPath MRCVS – Pathologist (RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Pathology (Zoo and Wildlife))

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Mark has been responsible for the pathology division of IZVG since 2003. He has pathology residency training and diagnostic experience from Liverpool and Cambridge Veterinary Schools, and completed his PhD, studying repair in the central nervous system, at Cambridge. Mark is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists in the specialty of Veterinary Pathology, and an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Pathology (Zoo and Wildlife). Mark is the current President of the British Veterinary Zoological Society, was the Founder Secretary of the British Society of Veterinary Pathology. He and speaks and publishes regularly in the field of zoo and wildlife pathology.

Please find a Mark's list of publications here.

Neil Wagstaffe - Senior Pathology Technician

Neil joined the practice in January 2018. He previously worked at Nationwide Laboratories in Leeds, who provide technical support to IZVG Pathology, so he has being handling and processing our samples since January 2007. Neil graduated the previous year from the University of Huddersfield with a BSc in Human Biology.

Ayesha Ansar - Pathology Technician

Ayesha graduated in 2015 with a Biomedical Science degree from the University of Bradford, and worked in small animal practice for a few months before starting to work as a trainee histology scientist at IDEXX Laboratories. She started working for IZVG in 2018.

E-mail the pathology department:pathologists@izvg.co.uk

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