Staff

  • Dr. Ken Thorley, BVSc, MVS, MACVSc

    Dr Ken Thorley, Victoria Vet Clinics

    Dr. Ken graduated from the University of Sydney in 1986. He worked in Australia for 5 years, then the U.K. for 2 years, before coming to Hong Kong to be a founding partner of Victoria Veterinary Clinics in 1992.

    In 2003 he completed a Masters in Medicine and Surgery from Murdoch University, before further 1 year courses in Ultrasound, Cardiorespiratory Medicine, Feline Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Radiology. In 2010 he was admitted to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in the subject of Medicine of Cats. He authored a chapter in a textbook about Zoonoses of Cats, and works as a feline medicine consultant for the Veterinary Information Network (www.vin.com), providing advice to 50,000 veterinarians world-wide.

  • Dr. Gerry Pahl, BVSc

    Dr Gerry Pahl, Victoria Vet Cliinics

    Dr. Gerry is Director of Victoria Veterinary Clinics. A graduate of the University of Sydney, his professional interests include small animal dentistry, general surgery (soft tissue and orthopedic) and treatment of pocket pets (rabbits, guniea pigs, chinchilla’s and rodents).

    Prior to working in Hong Kong Gerry has worked in Australia and the United Kingdom in large animal and rural practice and horses with the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC).

  • Dr. Matthew Field, BVSc, MACVSc

    Dr Matthew Field, Victoria Vet Clinics

    Dr. Matthew graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Science with First Class Honours in 1993. He worked in Brisbane as the senior surgical veterinary surgeon in a large multi-hospital practice for several years.

    In 2002 Matthew was admitted to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Surgery. He then moved with his family to Hong Kong where he worked as the Head Surgeon for the SPCA in Wan Chai before starting his own mobile surgical referral company. In August 2007 Matthew joined our veterinarian team.

  • Dr. Christopher Simpson, BVSc, MANZCVS

    Dr Christopher Simpson, Victoria Vet Clinics

    Christopher graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1995.

    Since then he has used his veterinary qualifications to explore his two great loves of animal medicine and travel.

    He has previously worked for a cumulative 4 years in Hong Kong, and has a passable grasp of Cantonese, as well as stints in multiple states of Australia, the UK, the US, and even the Pacific island of Vanuatu!

    After leaving Hong Kong in 2010, Christopher undertook a Residency in Canine and Feline Internal Medicine at the University of Melbourne, which also included externships in Oncology and Cardiology at Michigan State University in the US.

    Since that time he has served as Veterinary Director of one of Melbourne’s largest Emergency and Referral hospitals.

    Christopher has produced a number of research projects and scientific publications, and holds the 2014 ANZCVS Science Prize for Most Commendable Scientific Paper.

    Christopher is thrilled to be back with his friends at VVC, and able to put his skills and experience into action with the fascinating caseload that Hong Kong always provides.

  • Dr. Jeremy Wearne, BVSc, MRCVs, MACVSc

    Dr Jeremy Wearne, Victoria Vet Clinics

    Jeremy hails from South Africa, and in 1996 it was there that he graduated from the University of Pretoria. In 1999, he completed Sydney University’s Post-Graduate Foundation 1 year course in Emergency, Anaesthesia and Critical Care. In 2010, he received further training in diagnostic ultrasound through the European School of Advanced Veterinary Studies.

    Jeremy has been accepted, by examination, into the prestigious Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in the subject Small Animal Medicine (2006).