Jackie Demetriou


Jackie Demetriou is one of the clinical partners and an EBVS and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

She qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, in 1996 and after a brief period in mixed practice embarked on an internship and residency in Small Animal Surgery at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh. Since then, she has held both academic positions and positions in specialist referral practice. Her university positions were held at Cambridge University for nine years, where she was a Lecturer, and currently at The University of Nottingham, where she holds a part-time Chair in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery.

She has also worked for twelve years in private specialist referral practice, where she led one of the largest soft tissue teams and ECVS residency programmes in the UK. She has been on the European College of Veterinary Surgeons Examination Committee and its Board of Regents and has taught small animal surgery extensively both nationally and internationally to students, veterinary surgeons in practice, interns and residents.

She has published two textbooks, multiple book chapters and over thirty peer-reviewed publications.


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