Dr Harold Pook BVSc MVSc
Professional Interest Practitioner in Internal Medicine
Harold graduated from Melbourne University in 1979. He undertook an internship and residency at Saskatoon from 1983-1986. During the next 9 years Harold had a position in Internal Medicine on faculty at Guelph University.
Since then, Harold has been operating a mobile internal medicine and diagnostic service in Melbourne and Geelong. Harold performs Ultrasonography, Endoscopy, Oncology and other diagnostic procedures.
Harold has 2 King Charles Cavalier Spaniels. Out of work Harold enjoys cycling..
Dr Robert Hilton BVSc MACVSc CertVD MRCVS
Professional Interest Practitioner in Dermatology
Robert graduated with first class honours from the University of Melbourne in 1975. Between 1976 and 2000 he was in mixed then small animal practice, gaining a MACVSc qualification in canine medicine along the way. Since 2001 he has been focusing his professional activities on Veterinary Dermatology, his long time professional interest and now restricts his practice to Veterinary Dermatology.
In 2006 he successfully completed all the requirements and examinations of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Veterinary Dermatology. Rob is a member of the Dermatology Chapter of the Australasian College of Veterinary Scientists, the European Society for Veterinary Dermatology and an active member of Vetdermlist.
Rob’s particular interests include allergic skin disease and any other skin disease relating to dysfunction of the immune system. He is the author of several articles and clinical reviews and has given numerous seminars locally and further afield. Rob’s private interests include climbing mountains on foot or by skis and trying not to fall off on the way down.
Dr Andrew Vickery BA(Hons), BVSC(Hons), MACVSc(Surgery), MRCVS
Professional Interest Practitioner in Surgery
Andy graduated from Queensland University with Honours in Veterinary Science in 1984.
After several years working in private practice in Australia, Canada and the UK, he became a Member of the Surgery Chapter of The Australian College of Veterinary Science in 2006.
As well as post-graduate training in surgery with Sydney University's Centre for Veterinary Education, he has undergone orthopaedic training in the USA with the AO foundation, the University of Georgia, and the Oquendo Centre, Nevada. He has also completed training in Soft Tissue Surgery at the NAVC Institute, in Florida.