Dr David Cook
Specialist Small Animal Surgeon
David graduated from the University of Queensland in 2005 with bachelor degrees in Veterinary Science and Commerce.
After working in mixed animal practice in Victoria, David undertook an 18 month internship at Veterinary Specialist Services.
Following a further two years in general and referral surgical small animal practice in the United Kingdom, David returned to Veterinary Specialist Services to undertake a residency program. David achieved Fellowship in Small Animal Surgery in 2015.
David is part of the surgical team at Veterinary Specialist Services with a broad case load but particularly enjoys orthopaedic and neurosurgery. David is currently involved in ongoing clinical research with interns and residents in the areas of upper airway surgery, lumbo sacral intervertebral disc disease and cruciate ligament disease. David is a committee member of the Brisbane Veterinary Practitioners group of the AVA and the Treasurer of the Surgery Chapter of the ANZCVS, as well as a mentor for Membership candidates in Small Animal Surgery.
David is married to Katie, and they have 2 beautiful daughters Tess and Penny. The family have 2 cats a brown Burmese and a fluffy ginger boy, as well as wire haired Dachsund.