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Veterinary Surgeons 

Dr Josh Lida

Principal: Dr Josh Lida MRCVS

Josh qualified from Edinburgh University Veterinary School in 1981. He remained there for a year as a Medicine Houseman before undertaking a PhD in Immunology at Cambridge University. He became a Lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College in London before setting up Lida Vets in Newmarket with his wife Liz.



Nat Allen

Veterinary Clinician: Nat Allen MRCVS

After qualifying from Cambridge University in 2000, Nat gained experience in small animal practice before joining Lida Vets over 11 years ago. Nat is an accomplished sportswoman excelling in Hockey and Polo.



Veterinary Clinician: Hannah Brinsmead MRCVS 

Hannah qualified from Cambridge University in 2011 and joined Lida Vets soon afterwards.  She has a special interest in internal medicine and started a 3 year medicine course in January 2015.  Hannah has a dog, 2 cats and 2 tortoises and enjoys playing tennis, badminton, and baking cakes



Ilan Lay

Veterinary Clinician: Ilan Lay MRCVS 

Ilan qualified from Budapest Veterinary School in 2005. He spent five years in general practice before joining us at Lida Vets in 2009. He is especially experienced and interested in soft tissue surgery.

Illan lives with his family and one cat, he enjoys spending time with his children.




Veterinary Clinician: Mabel Ang MRCVS 

Mabel graduated at Cambridge in 2014 and joined Lida vets in 2015 after working in verterinary research and small animal practice. She has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging and internal medicine. Mabel is in her first year of studying towards a higher certificate in medicine.



Veterinary Clinician: Shanti Esmeiu MRCVS 

Shanti graduated in 2015 from Liege University and is the newest
addition to our veterinary team at Lida Vets.  She has a particular
interest in imaging and surgery.


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Opening times

9:00am - 7:00 pm Mon - Fri
9:00am - 1:00pm Saturdays

By appointment only
Walk-in store and dispensary
24 hour emergency line01638 600 120

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