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Tim Charlesworth

MA VetMB DSAS(ST) MRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Soft Tissue)

Tim Charlesworth
Head of Soft Tissue Referral Service

Tim qualified from Cambridge University in 2001 and after 18 months in mixed practice joined Eastcott in 2003. Tim gained the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2006 and then completed an "alternate route residency” towards the RCVS diploma in small animal, soft tissue surgery (DSAS-ST). Tim passed the diploma exams in 2012 becoming the first vet from general practice to gain this qualification which is widely regarded as the highest level of specialist qualification in this field. Tim became an RCVS recognised specialist in 2013 and now works purely as a referral soft tissue surgeon and is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery, advanced wound reconstruction, ENT and oncological surgeries. Tim is a committee member of the Association for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery (AVSTS) and is a current examiner for the RCVS CertAVP (small animal surgery) exams.

Tim actively contributes to the veterinary literature and also helps review new submissions to some peer-reviewed journals.

Tim Charlesworth's Soft Tissue Blog

Recent peer reviewed publications include:
Anderson DM, Charlesworth TM, White RAS (2004) A novel axial pattern skin flap based on the lateral thoracic artery in the dog. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 17(2) 73-77

Charlesworth TM (2011) Postoperative management of gastrointestinal cases: Physiology and initial stabilisation. In Practice;33:374-378

Charlesworth TM (2011) Postoperative management of gastrointestinal cases: 2. Ongoing requirements and monitoring. In Practice;33:9 436-440

Charlesworth TM, Agthe P,  Moores AL, Anderson DM (2012) The use of hemostatic gelatin sponges in veterinary surgery. J  Sm Anim Pract 53,  51-56

Charlesworth TM, Sturgess CP. (2012) Increased Incidence of thoracic wall deformities in related Bengal kittens J Feline Med Surg Jun;14(6):365-8. Epub 2012 Feb 6.

Charlesworth TM, Moores AL (2012) Post-trauma inguinal seroma formation in the cat. J Sm Anim Pract 53,  301-303

Charlesworth TM (2012) Total Ear Canal Ablation in the Dog – Parts 1 and 2. UK VET 17, 7 &8

Charlesworth TM, Dunning M, Scase TJ, Anderson DM (2013) Colonic vascular ectasia (angiodysplasia) in a juvenile dog. J Sm Anim Pract 54(1)36-9

Charlesworth TM (2013) In the Stick of It. Vet Times 43(25) 6-8

Charlesworth TM (2014) Canine Splenectomy. Companion Animal 19(7) 368-372

Charlesworth TM (2014) Risk factors for postoperative complications following bilateral anal sacculectomy in the dog. J Sm Anim Pract 55(7): 350-4

Charlesworth T (2015) The use of skin flaps in small animal reconstructive surgery. Companion 20(12)

Charlesworth T.M., Schwarz T., Sturgess C.P. (2016) Pectus Excavatum: computed tomography and medium term surgical outcome in a prospective cohort of 10 kittens. J Feline Med Surg 18 (8)613-619

Charlesworth T (2017) Pectus Excavatum: Congenital Thoracic Deformity in Cats. In Practice 38 (2)73-,78

Swinbourne F., Jeffery N., Tivers M., Artingstall R., Bird., F., Charlesworth T., et al (2017) The incidence of surgical site dehiscence following full thickness gastrointestinal biopsy in dogs and cats J Sm Anim Pract 58(9)495-503

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