Dr John Mosley

Senior Lecturer


John qualified from the Edinburgh Veterinary School in 1988. After three years in UK a mixed general private veterinary practice, he moved Professor Lance Lanyon's lab at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, as a BBSRC Veterinary Research Fellow. He was awarded a PhD for studies into the homeostatic mechanisms that control fracture resistance. These studies were continued with the award of a Wellcome Trust  Veterinary Research Felowship.

In 1999, John returned to Edinburgh to undertake an advanced training in small animal surgery. He was appointed to the clinical staff of the Hospital for small animals in 2001, gaining status as a European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery in 2003.

John is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Small Animal Hospital, where he leads the Surgery Service, is Academic Head of Companion Animal Sciences and Hospital Director.


Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of London

Professional Qualifications

Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (European College of Veterinary Surgeons), DiplECVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery, CertSAS Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, FHEA Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, MRCVS

Responsibilities & affiliations

Orthopaedic Surgery

Postgraduate teaching

Year 3

Dog and Cat, Clinical Foundation Course

Year 5

Final Year Rotations, Student Selected Component 2

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