Sydney-born with over twenty-five years experience

Dr James Thompson

Dr James Thompson

Dr James Thompson BVSc (U Syd), MANZCVS (Surgery), MVS (Murdoch)

Veterinarian

James grew up in Pymble attending Pymble Public School, then Knox Grammar. After graduation from the University of Sydney in 1992, he worked in country practice in England, Wales, and Scone (NSW) then at North Shore Veterinary Hospital. He has completed distance education courses in Ophthalmology and Emergency Medicine and attended orthopedic training conferences in Davos, Switzerland and Sydney. James completed his Membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Surgery in 2004 and has assisted teaching surgery to vet students at the University of Sydney.

In June 2012 the Centre for Veterinary Education of the University of Sydney published Dr Thompson’s article discussing the successful surgical treatment of abdominal masses in four dogs, awarding the paper a major prize. James completed his Masters in Veterinary Clinical Studies from Murdoch University in June 2014. He has also volunteered on animal welfare programs in Indonesia and Africa, and served on the Executive Committee of the Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association from 2014-17.

James and his wife, also a vet, are proud parents of 2 little boys. James is currently managing the transition to the new expanded hospital, with limited availability for consultations by appointment.

Why Do I Do This?

Read my story as a child at Pymble Public School – an early desire to help animals.

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