Mark Tonzing BVSc(Hons) MACVSc(SA Surgery) MRCVS
Mark graduated with honours from the University of Melbourne in 1993. He pursued his interest in surgery and was duly admitted as a member of the ACVSc by examination in small animal surgery in 2000. He undertook specialist residency training in Orthopaedics & Spinal surgery at the internationally recognised Willows Referral Service between 2002 and 2005 & has worked in specialist referral centres for ten years as an orthopaedic & neurosurgeon.
Mark has extensive experience in all aspects of canine and feline orthopaedics and spinal surgery, including significant experience in canine and feline hip replacement. He was lead surgeon of the team that performed the United Kingdom’s first feline total hip replacement, and subsequently the world's first bilateral feline total hip replacement.
Mark has contributed to and co-authored several scientific publications and in 2005 the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association awarded him the Lesley Vaughan prize for original orthopaedic research. He has presented research to international scientific meetings and lectured to vets in the United Kingdom, continental Europe and Australia.