Michael Squires - BVetMed BSc MRCVS
Michael qualified in 1995 and has worked in the Sheffield area since 1996, predominantly for the PDSA. He bought Highfield Veterinary Centre in July 2009. His PDSA years have given him a wealth of experience, and he particularly enjoys surgery and has a keen interest in Evidence Based Medicine.
He is married to Charlotte, a former PDSA head veterinary nurse with two young children, Esme and Oscar. The family has a cat named Walter. Walter was abandoned at the PDSA with a nasty leg injury (which eventually healed well in spite of Michael’s treatment). Michael enjoys the outdoors, especially running and skiing.
Molly Graham - BVSc MRCVS
A local lass, Molly qualified in 2005, worked in Rotherham
for 2 years then joined Highfield in 2007. She enjoys rescuing
grumpy old dogs to live out their last few years in luxury along
with Bracken the Springer, Maisie the Dalmatian, her sons
Freddie and Billy and builder husband Russell.
Molly has a particular interest in dentistry, geriatrics and ultrasonography.
Ciara O’Neill MVB MRCVS
Ciara is originally from the Emerald Isle but is now an adopted Yorkshire lass! She qualified in 2006 and has worked at Highfields since 2014. She is mum to her little girl Keeva and a crazy Standard Poodle called Bridie who she adopted from the Dog's Trust. Ciara enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice but has a particular interest in surgery, opthalmology and dermatology.
Lynne James BVSC Cert AVP(SAM) MRCVS
Lynne has worked at Highfields since July 2015. She has lots of experience, including having worked as an emergency specialist vet in Canada and recently she achieved her Advanced Veterinary Practitioners Certificate in medicine. Lynne has twin girls and a very cute one-eyed dog, called Sparrow and an adopted elderly Springer Spaniel called Maggie.
Jane Weller MRCVS
Jane is our lovely locum vet who works at our practice regularly to help out with holiday cover. She has worked for many years in the Sheffield area. Jane is always smiling and is a valued honorary member of Highfields for quite a while now!
Visiting Consultant Veterinary Surgeons.
Dr Steven Bossuyt - CertVOphthal PGCertVBM RCVS SRCVS advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Steven joined Highfield in June 2012 as our ophthalmology consultant. Originally from Belgium Steven moved to the UK in 1995. Steven has spent the past 22 years working closely with the PDSA, and in 2003 he gained his ophthalmology certificate. He specialises in many aspects of eye care and would be happy to discuss any individual cases. Appointments are available upon request.
Vicky Ironside - MA, VetMB, CVC, MRCVS
Vicky qualified in 1989 and worked in small animal practice until 1998. Vicky passed the veterinary cardiology certificate in 1997 and then began to work for various local practices as a cardiologist in 1999. Since then Vicky has been enjoying working mainly as a dog and cat cardiologist and internal medicine vet. Vicky understands the importance of keeping up to date with her cardiac knowledge and she is an active member of the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society. Last year Vicky was awarded a BSAVA Petsavers grant to help with a study on the progression of asymptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats.
David Strong - BVM&S MRCVS
David graduated from Edinburgh University in 2005 and has spent time working within the PDSA. In 2010 he started Consulting work for Veterinary Instrumentation, as the Product Development Manager, in which he helped design and develop a sizeable quantity of the world's new veterinary implants and instruments. He attends many of the specialist orthopaedic and other conferences and congresses, as well as assist with surgeon training around the world. David now works as a peripatetic orthopaedic surgeon in the Yorkshire area. David is available for referrals for orthopedic including the new TTA Rapid technique and soft tissue surgery.