Dr. Nicolas Woodbridge

Dr. Nicolas Woodbridge



Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons
European, RCVS and Hong Kong Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Dr Woodbridge graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London in 2008. He remained at the RVC for a further year to undertake a rotating small animal internship programme. Following successful completion of the internship Dr Woodbridge moved to Oxfordshire where he worked in a busy small animal first opinion practice.

Dr Woodbridge then successfully completed a European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) recognised residency at Dick White Referrals, UK. This state of the art busy private referral centre provided an excellent education in all aspects of small animal referral surgery, including advanced surgical techniques. In combination with the residency, Dr Woodbridge obtained a Masters in Veterinary Surgery from the University of Nottingham, UK. His thesis was entitled “Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease in the Canine and the Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy”.

Dr Woodbridge then moved to the Animal Health Trust, a large multidisciplinary referral centre in  the UK. Dr Woodbridge was the Head of Orthopaedics and was in charge of establishing and running a busy referral orthopaedics service, offering routine and advanced orthopaedic solutions. Alongside his orthopaedic caseload Dr Woodbridge also continued to operate on complex soft tissue surgical cases.

Dr Woodbridge has been working in referral practice in Hong Kong since 2015. He is very excited to join the team at VSH Wanchai and is passionate about offering innovative surgical solutions to help animals in need. Dr Woodbridge will offer a surgical referral service for both soft tissue and orthopaedic cases, his clinical interest focuses on offering state of the art surgical management options to his patients. 

Dr Woodbridge enjoys providing continuing education to referring veterinarians and highly values the relationship between the referring and specialist veterinarian. Dr Woodbridge has spoken both nationally and internationally and his research has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Main research manuscripts:

Woodbridge N, Corr S, Grierson J, Arthurs G (2011) A retrospective study of tibial translation following tibial plateau levelling osteotomy stabilisation using three different plate types. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol: 24(6): 445-449

Woodbridge N, Baines E, Baines S (2012) Otitis media in five cats associated with soft palate abnormalities. Vet Rec: 171(5): 124-125

Woodbridge N, Owen M (2013) Feline Mandibular fractures- a significant surgical challenge. J Feline Med Surg: 15: 211-218

Woodbridge N, Kunkel A, Brissot H, Nelissen P, Bush M, Owen M (2013) Accuracy evaluation of a two wire technique for osteotomy positioning in the tibial plateau levelling procedure. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 27(1): 8-13

Woodbridge N, Martinoli S, Cherubini GB, Caine A, Nelissen P, White R (2014) Omentalisation in the treatment of sublumbar abscessation: long term outcome in 10 dogs. Vet Rec: 175(24): 625

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Veterinary Specialty Hospital of Hong Kong
1/F Lucky Centre,
165-171 Wan Chai Road,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong.


EMERGENCY TEL: +852 2408 2588

Getting There

Below are some of the bus routes that have stops close by to VSH:

  • New World Bus:  15, 23, 66, 101
  • City Bus:  1, 5X, 6, 10, 75, 101, 111, 115, 182, 789

MTR : VSH is just 5 minutes walk from WAN CHAI MTR EXIT A3. When you walk out of exit A3, cross the pedestrian crossing then turn left. Walk along Johnston Road until you reach Wan Chai Road. Continue along Wan Chai Road until you reach Lucky Centre. We are right next to it.