Dr Stephanie Colthurst

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Qualifications: BVSc, MANZCVS (SAS), DipECVS

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Specialisation: Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

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Stephanie graduated from James Cook University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. She completed a 12-month rotating internship at Veterinary Specialist Services in 2015 followed by a second rotating internship at Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals in Melbourne. She continued at Southpaws for a surgical residency through the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Stephanie successfully passed her ANZCVS memberships in Small Animal Surgery in 2018 and her ECVS specialist board exams in 2023, both on her first attempt.

Steph rejoined the team at Veterinary Specialist Services in 2021 where she continues to practice. Whilst she enjoys all aspects of surgery, she particularly enjoys oncologic surgery and wound management.