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Chris Morris, BVSc CertSAS

Chris is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery and has extensive experience in orthopaedics having taken referrals for over 10 years, including cruciate disease, fracture repairs and many more procedures.

Ivan Filipovic, PgC(SAS), MRCVS

Ivan graduated in 2010 from the University of Zagreb in Croatia, and has since been based in his home country, Ireland, and now the UK. In 2018, he was awarded a postgraduate certificate in small animal surgery (PgC SAS) from Harper-Adams University, Edgmond.


Common surgical procedures include:

Fracture Repair

  • Complex long-bone fractures.
  • Articular fractures.

Spinal Surgery

  • Myelography
  • Intervertebral disk disease: decompression (laminectomies – hemi and dorsal)

Joint Surgery

  • TPO (Triple pelvic osteotomy)
  • Patella luxation
  • Growth abnormalities, including deformity correction
  • Arthrodesis
  • OCD (osteochondrosis dissecans) surgery – Traditional Curretage/Debridement or OATS (Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System) or SynaCart
  • Collateral ligament repair
  • Arthroscopy for elbow dysplasia/shoulder disease/late meniscal tears

Cruciate disease

  • Cranial Closing Wedge Ostectomy
  • Tightrope 
  • TPLO (Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy) 

Hip luxation

  • Femoral Head and Neck Excision 
  • Toggling/Trans-articular pinning/Iliofemoral Suture