Jamie-leigh Thompson (BSc(Hons) BVM&S MRCVS FHEA)

Small Animal Surgical Resident

  • Small Animal Surgery
  • Hospital for Small Animals

Contact details


Jamie-Leigh graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2017. Following graduation she moved to Calgary, Canada to pursue a Rotating Internship and explore the mountains! Here, working in a multi specialty hospital, she developed a love for Small Animal Surgery. She worked in 2 different hospitals as an Out-of-Hours clinician before moving back to Scotland in 2018. 

Upon returning, she worked as an Emergency veterinarian at the University of Glasgow before taking the position as Small Animal Surgical Intern and progressing into the role of Small Animal Surgical Resident at the Royal Dick. 

Jamie-Leigh has a keen interest in student teaching and all aspects of soft tissue surgery and as such is very happy to be working at the Hospital for Small Animals. 


  • Undergraduate Certificate in Veterinary Medical Education (UCVME)

  • North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE)

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Fear Free Certified

  • RECOVER CPR: Basic and Advanced Life Support 

Undergraduate teaching

Final Year Student Teaching 

Research summary

Thompson JL, Koh P, Meredith AL, Brown H. Preliminary investigations into the use of the five-point body condition scale (Size-O-Meter) and its use in pet owner education. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. 2019 


Thompson JL, Liuti T, Alburquerque C, Murgia D. Congenital urethrovaginal fistula in a female pseudohermaphrodite dog with urinary incontinence. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 2020. 

Conference details

BSAVA congress 2020: Clinical Abstracts Presenter 

BVZS (British Veterinary Zoological Society) conference 2019:  Clinical Abstracts Presenter 

ACVS surgery summit (Indianapolis) 2017: Attended 

ECVS annual meeting (Edinburgh) 2017: Attended