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Dr Chris Tan

BVSc, BSc (Vet), PhD, FANZCVS, Diplomate ECVS (small animal surgery)

Specialist in Surgery

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Dr Chris Tan graduated from the University of Sydney before spending 8 years as a general practice vet in Australia and the UK. He returned to the University of Sydney to undertake his surgical residency, after which he remained, to complete a PhD in veterinary surgery and to then become a lecturer in small animal surgery.

Although Dr Chris enjoys all aspects of surgery, he has particular interests in veterinary orthopaedics. Outside of the surgical theatre, Dr Chris is also passionate about education. Dr Chris pays an important role in teaching both veterinary and human medical students at the University of Sydney and the University of NSW, respectively. In addition, Dr Chris is a board member of AOVET, a nonprofit organisation which aims to advance the practice of veterinary surgery to improve patient outcomes.

Outside of work, Chris loves to spend time with his family, and a cat named Zara.

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