Specialist in Surgery
Dr Philip Inness graduated as a veterinarian from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 2009. Following graduation, he initially worked in small animal practice in North Queensland. Philip then undertook a combined surgical and anaesthesia internship at Perth Veterinary Specialists during which he attained Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Surgery.
Following this Philip moved to Sydney and was employed by the University of Sydney – initially as a rotating intern in the veterinary hospital working within the after-hours service followed by time as a clinical anaesthetist; surgical intern and finally a 3-year surgical residency in which he completed in 2021. During this time, he has also worked with the CVE to provide courses and tutorials to fellow veterinarians and with an Orthopaedic research lab at the UNSW. Following completion of his residency he was awarded Diplomate status of the European College of Veterinary Surgery (ECVS) in February 2022 after passing his board exams – allowing for Specialist registration within Australia.
Most recently Philip has worked at the University of Sydney as a clinical specialist in Small Animal Surgery. Whilst enjoying all aspects of specialist surgery, Philip has developed keen interests in both orthopaedic and neurosurgery, in particular minimally invasive osteosynthesis with interlocking nail constructs.