Professor of Equine Orthopaedics, Royal Veterinary College
Roger Smith is Professor of Equine Orthopaedics at the RVC. He qualified from Cambridge University in 1987 with a First and a Full Blue in swimming. After 2 years in practice, he undertook a residency at the RVC and then a PhD on equine tendons. He remained at the RVC and was appointed Professor in December 2003. He holds the Diploma of Equine Orthopaedics, is Diplomate of the ECVS and the ECVSMR, and an RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery. He was awarded an RCVS Fellowship in 2016 and was ECVS President in 2017. He currently divides his time between seeing referral orthopaedic cases and directing research into equine tendon disease.