Dr Heidi Radke

Veterinary Medicine


Research Themes

While I am interested in all aspects of orthopaedics in cats and dogs, I particularly enjoy minimally invasive techniques like arthroscopy and get excited about the management of complicated trauma cases. I am currently involved in clinical projects comparing different surgical techniques of canine cruciate surgery and assessing long-term outcome after cruciate surgery.


Responsibilities

Most of my teaching is very practical, hands-on teaching of final year students during their clinical orthopaedic rotation, and I lecture orthopaedic surgery to 5thyear vet students. I am also closely involved in the training of vets during all stages of their specialist training.


Other

I have been at Girton since 2011. I am a European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and since 2006 I have been part of the busy orthopaedic referral service for dogs and cats at the University of Cambridge’s Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital.

It is a great joy to work with our extremely motivated and enthusiastic students and young vets. Having studied and worked at a variety of universities in Munich, Zurich, Georgia, Texas and Bern myself, I’m interested in an international outlook of student training and veterinary surgery.


College Role

Official Fellow

Degrees, Awards and Prizes

DVM (Ludvig Maximilian University), DrMedVet (Zurich), DipECVS, MRCVS.