Forbes Neil

Neil Forbes BVetMed DipECAMS CBiol MIBiol FRCVS
RCVS Specialist Zoo Animal and Wildlife Medicine (Avian) and European Specialist in Avian Medicine and Surgery

Neil qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1983. After a period in large animal practice in Cumbria, he settled in mixed practice at Lansdown Veterinary Surgeons in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Since that time Neil has developed a large avian and exotic first and second opinion department at the practice. In the interim Neil has gained RCVS Specialist Status in the field of Avian Medicine and Surgery (1992), his FRCVS in Exotic Bird Medicine by examination (1997) as well a European Veterinary Specialist in Avian Medicine and Surgery (Dip ECAMS) in 1997.
Neil runs an ECAMS approved residency program and is also Vice President of ECAMS and Chair of the Education Committee. Neil is a Senior Lecturer at Bristol University, where he lectures and holds regular clinics. Neil has lectured and published widely in most parts of the world; presented and published many papers and edited, as well as contributed, to 15 books.


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