Professor Dick White
Consultant Specialist in Soft Surgeon
Professor Dick White is one Europe’s leading small animal soft tissue surgeons with special interests in airway & ENT surgery, oncologic surgery, wound management and reconstructive surgery. He has published widely in all aspects of soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology.
Dick spent more than 25 years teaching clinical surgery at the University of Cambridge and was also a visiting Associate professor at the University of Tennessee. In 1990, he became one of the first European veterinarians to achieve the Diploma of the American college of Veterinary Surgeons.
He was a founder of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and The British College of Veterinary Specialists and is also patron of The Dick White Charitable Foundation which promotes veterinary education, animal welfare and progress in clinical research.
Dick founded his own specialist referral centre, Dick White Referrals in 2003 near Newmarket in the UK; the centre is now the largest privately-funded small animal specialist clinic in Europe. The centre now employs more than 250 members of staff ranging from Trainee VNs to Specialists.
When not working, Dick enjoys jazz, gardening, flying, salmon fishing and working his Deutsch Drathaar, Otto Von Bismarck.