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Associate Professor Andrew Worth PhD, PGDipVCLinSc, BVSc

Associate Professor in Small Animal Surgery

School of Veterinary Science

Andrew graduated from Massey University in 1990 and has worked in both Australia, the UK and NZ as a small animal veterinarian. In 1999 he completed membership examination of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientist in Radiology. From 2000-2003 he completed a residency in small animal surgery at the Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and he became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2006. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and Registered NZ Specialist in Small Animal Surgery at the Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

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Contact details

  • Ph: 85113
    Location: 1.38, IVABS Clinical Services
    Campus: Turitea


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2016)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Science - Massey University (2004)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Massey University (1991)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Has published 28 articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at veterinary conferences in Europe, Asia, the US and Australia. His current research interests include working dog orthopaedic disease, lumbosacral degeneration and biomaterials for surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery and advanced surgical technologies. Andrew is the convenor for the NVZA Hip and Elbow Dysplasia Panels and co-Director of the Centre for Working and Service Dog Health.

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Sciences (070700): Veterinary Surgery (070711)


Veterinary Surgery (Companion Animals)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 4

Research Outputs

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

Veterinary Surgery (General, Neuro and Orthopedic Surgery)

Courses Coordinated

  • 227.414 Small Animal and Equine Medicine, Surgery and Therapeutics II

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