Dr Elisabeth (Lissie) Henderson

Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Dr Elisabeth Henderson graduated with honours from the University of Bristol in 2011. She went on to complete an internship at the University of Bristol and subsequently worked as a clinical research assistant at the University of Liverpool. During this time she undertook data collection and the analysis for several projects and published in several veterinary scientific journals.

Dr Lissie then undertook a surgical internship and residency program in small animal surgery at the University of Edinburgh and became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2020.


Dr Lissie enjoys all aspects of small animal soft tissue surgery and has a particular interest in endocrine and interventional procedures. Dr Lissie wants to provide the best care possible to her patients and has continued her learning following achieving her diploma. She has also done further training to be able to undertake Percutaneous Transvenous Coil Embolisation in patients with portosystemic shunts, a procedure not routinely offered at all hospitals.


In her spare time, Dr Lissie enjoys walking her rescue sighthound, salsa dancing, painting and wildlife holidays.