Mrs Yolanda Martinez-Pereira

Senior Lecturer in Cardiopulmonary Medicine


Yolanda qualified from Spain in 1998 and after a period in general practice she completed an internship in cardiology obtaining the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Cardiology (2004). From 2005-2008 she completed a residency in Cardiopulmonary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, followed by a year in the Cardiology Service at the University of Liverpool as a Clinician/Teacher. During 2009-2012, she joined Borders Veterinary Cardiology Ltd, providing mobile cardiology referral service in Scotland. She returned to the R(D)SVS in 2013 as a lecturer in Cardiopulmonary Medicine. Yolanda is a European Specialist in Cardiology since 2009 and RCVS Recognised Specialist since 2011. 


LdaVet, CertVC, DipECVIM-CA(Cardiology) MRCVS, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

Licenciada en Medicina Veterinaria, 1998, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain

RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Cardiology, 2004

European Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology, 2009

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology, 2011

Clinical Expertise and Specialisation


Cardiopulmonary medicine

Responsibilities & affiliations

Cardiopulmonary Medicine

Undergraduate teaching

Year GEP

The Aninal Body

Year 3

Dog & Cat Clinical Foundation Course

Year 5

Final Year Rotations

Student Selected Component 2

Research summary

Clinical biomarkers of congestive heart failure in canine patients Novel diagnostic tools in canine mesothelioma

Current research interests

Research students Valentina Palermo Hannah Hodgkiss-Geere