Dr. Mike Martin


Mike Martin

We have the great pleasure of presenting a renowned international ressource within veterinary cardiology, Dr. Mike Martin, as a lecturer at the Masters programme.

Dr. Mike Martin will participate in the teaching of the Cardiology Specialisation track of the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science.


Mike qualified from University College Dublin, Ireland in 1986. He gained the RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology and Specialist status in 1995 and has successfully been re-validated every five years ever since. Since 1992 to 2015, he ran his own private referral practice (The Veterinary Cardiorespiratory Centre, Kenilworth). Since October 2015 he moved his Cardiology Service into Willows Referral Centre, Solihull, UK.  Since the beginning of 2018 he has again gone self-employed, providing consultancy work, training cardiac interventions at specialist centres around Europe, lecturing and education at CPD events around the world.

He has published over 40 scientific peer reviewed papers. He is author of two small textbooks: Small Animal ECGs: An Introductory Guide (3rd edition) and Cardiorespiratory Diseases of the Dog and Cat (2nd edition) published by Wiley-Blackwell. He is author of the chapter on ‘Syncope’ in the Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Ettinger, Feldman & Cote, 2016).

He is the proud recipient of some BSAVA awards: in 1993 the Dunkin Award, in 2000 the Melton Award, in 2006 the PetSavers Award, in 2010 the Dunkin & Blaine Awards and in 2017 the JSAP Achievement Award. He has been examiner for Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has been both Honorary Secretary and Chairman of the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society (UK).