Benito de la Puerta


European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

After qualifying from the University of Madrid in 1997, he obtained a three year clinical scholarship at the same university.  In 2002 Benito completed an internship at the Royal Veterinary College. After a period in general practice, he returned to the RVC to complete a three year residency in Small Animal Surgery.  Benito passed his board exams in 2010 becoming an ECVS Diplomate and in 2011 became a European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.   Since 2008 he has been working at North Downs Specialist Referral. Benito has published various clinical and research papers and is an avid speaker; he has particularly interest in thoracic and oncological surgery.

North Downs Specialist Referrals

Benito de la Puerta lectures on the following courses

Practical Surgery of the Brachycephalic Dog (2 day course)

Benito de la Puerta
16th September 2024 + 2 Dates
The Clinical Skills Lab, London
This practical two-day course with Benito de la Puerta teaches the procedures often necessary to correct the abnormalities that brachycephalic patients face.
Vet Practical

Surgery of the Brachycephalic Dog

Benito de la Puerta
A six-part learning series for vets with specialist Benito de la Puerta. Brachycephalic breeds are now some of the most common breeds we see in general practice. This series covers not only BOAS surgical procedures but also the other challenging conditions and corrective surgeries that are...
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