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Roger Smith

Roger Smith, MA, VetMB, PhD, FHEA, DEO, DipECVSMR, DipECVS, FRCVS, LAIA-ECVDI, is professor of equine orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and has particular interests in orthopaedic surgery, imaging, lameness and tendon research. He qualified from Cambridge University in 1987. After two years in practice, he undertook a surgery residency at the RVC and then a PhD on equine tendons. He remained at the RVC and was appointed professor in December 2003.

He holds a Diploma in equine orthopaedics, is a diplomate of the ECVS and the ECVSMR, and an RCVS specialist in equine surgery. He was awarded an RCVS fellowship in 2016 and was ECVS president in 2017. He is currently president of British Equine Veterinary Association.

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