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Romain Pizzi

Veterinary Surgeon to the RZSS

BVSc MSc DZooMed DipECZM MACVS(Surg) FRES FRSB FRGS MRCVS
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons recognised Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine
European recognised Specialist in Zoo Health Management

 

Research Interests

Comparative surgery, in particular minimally invasive "keyhole" surgery in all species of wildlife Native Scottish wildlife species conservation medicine, wildlife diseases, and rehabilitation. All aspects of captive and wild penguin species health, management, and nutrition. Wildlife veterinary capacity building.

Background

Romain specialises in wildlife surgery, and particularly minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery, having performed procedures, on species ranging in size from a gecko to a giraffe, in locations from Brazil to Vietnam.

Other Positions

Special Lecturer in Zoo & Wildlife medicine,
University of Nottingham Head of the Veterinary Service,
Scottish SPCA National Wildlife Rescue Centre
Veterinary Advisor, EAZA Penguin Taxon Advisory Group
Veterinary Advisor, EAZA Common squirrel monkey EEP
IUCN Wildlife health Specialist Group member
Director, Zoological Medicine Ltd, Scotland.
Chief Editor for www.veterinarylaparoscopy.com
Chairman of the Board, Wildlife Surgery International
International Wildlife Surgery Advisor, Free The Bears Fund

Publications

For all of Romain's publications please visit his researchgate page