Brigid Button VetMB BA MRCVS
Brigid qualified from Cambridge University in 2012 and joined us here at Bridge in 2014. Brigid works full time at our Middlesbrough Hospital and Billingham surgery. Brigid has a real passion of all creatures great and small, and has a particular interest in rabbits and small feathered and furry animals.
Grzegorz Czajka MRCVS
Gregory qualified from University of Warmia and Mazury in the city of Olsztyn, Poland. He joined Bridge in 2017 and has interests in clinical medicine. He loves cycling, swimming, travelling and music festivals. He has a lovely dog named Gucio. Gregory works in our Middlesbrough branch.
Russell Kilshaw VetMB MA MRCVS
Russell is one of our most experienced, he qualified from Cambridge Vet School in 1978 and has always worked in small animal practice. Russell joined Bridge in 1991 and we're proud to say he has been with us ever since. His interests lie in various medical and surgical fields; he also does a lot of work for our local hedgehog rescue. One of his previous jobs was with St. Tiggywinkles animal rescue in Buckinghamshire which provided a varied and interesting case load, dealing with a wide range of wildlife. In his spare time, Russell enjoys the great ourdoors, especially walking in the Lake District and photography.
Kelly Lai BVM&S MRCVS
Kelly graduated from the University of Edinburgh in July 2015 and is based at our Hartlepool surgery. Kelly's special interests include surgery, and rabbit medicine. When she’s not hard at work she spends time with her Yorkshire Terrier, Wally.
Lucy Robinson BVetMed MRCVS
Lucy qualified in 2014 from the Royal veterinary College in London. Lucy has already gained much experience in small animal practice and has quickly become a valuable member of the team as our Senior Vet. Outside of work, Lucy likes to spend time with her horse, Gino and her two guinea pigs, Lily and marmalade.
Lina Sanabria BVM BVS MRCVS
Lina graduated from the University of Nottingham in July 2015 and is based at our Middlesbrough Hospital. Lina is particularly interested in surgery and is looking to further her skills in orthopedic operations. She doesn't currently share her home with any furry friends, but is looking forward to visiting her family dogs back home in Columbia very soon. Lina enjoys socialising and meeting up with friends in her spare time.
David Talbot BVetMed MRCVS
David is one of our most experienced vets and qualified from London Vet School. His interests primarily lie in orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery and performs most or our cruciate and knee repairs. He started off his career in the West Country in mixed practice but eventually found his way to the North East. When not at work he enjoys cycling and spending time with the family. David spends most of his time at Middlesbrough but has some afternoon surgeries at our Billingham branch.
Clive Teare BVSc MRCVS
Clive is one of our most experienced vets at Bridge, qualifying from Liverpool in 1979. He initially worked in mixed practice for several years before choosing to move to small animal practice. Originally from the Isle of Man, he is now settled in the North East and started working here at Bridge in 2007. Professionally his interests are varied but he particularly enjoys dermatology and the challenges it presents. He works part-time at our Middlesbrough hospital. When not at work, he enjoys walking, traveling and sampling food from around the world.