Small Animal Orthopaedics and Arthroscopy

Telephone: 07884 436 493


Patrick & Staff

Patrick A Ridge BVSc Cert VR Cert SAS MRCVS
RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery

Patrick qualified in 1996 from Bristol and spent his early career in mixed practice in the southwest. He developed an interest in arthroscopy and joint disease whilst working at Langford vet school.

Patrick holds the RCVS certificates in veterinary radiology and small animal surgery, is published in peer reviewed journals and has presented internationally. 

In his spare time, Patrick enjoys surfing, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.

Fay E Cameron BSc BVSc MRCVS

Fay completed a degree in Zoology with Industrial Experience in 2010 from Manchester University and then went on to qualify as a vet at Liverpool University in 2014.

During her studies, she completed her clinical elective in orthopaedics at Ridge Referrals and following two and a half years working in small animal practice in South Devon, she has returned to undertake an 18 month internship at the practice

Fay’s particular interests include orthopaedics, surgery and neurology. She also has a keen interest in research.

In her spare time, Fay enjoys running for Torbay Athletic Club, hashing, surfing, kayaking and walking her dog Chip.

Jennifer Marsan-Stott RVN

Jenny qualified in 2001 after completing her training at a college attached to Battersea Dogs Home in London.

In 2002 Jenny returned to Devon and started working in a referral orthopaedic practice.

Over the last few years Jenny has been concentrating on family life, but has now returned to work part-time and joined the team at Ridge Referrals in October 2009.

In her spare time Jenny enjoys horse riding & walking the family dog on the local beaches.

Lizzy Ford RVN

Lizzy qualified in 2008 but has been working in the veterinary industry since 2002.

In her spare time, Lizzy enjoys horse riding, walking her dog, going to the gym and is currently learning to surf.

Lizzy is also studying towards her Post Graduate Diploma in Professional and Clinical Veterinary Nursing.

Tanzi Ridge RVN

Tanzi qualified in 1995 whilst working in mixed practice in Derbyshire shortly before moving to London.  Tanzi has since worked in a variety of first opinion & referral practices in the UK and abroad before re-locating to Devon in April 2009 to help launch Ridge Referrals.

Tanzi enjoys all aspects of surgical nursing, radiography & anaesthesia.

Outside of work Tanzi enjoys spending time with her family & friends and exploring the local countryside and beaches.

Louise Higgins RVN

Louise qualified in 2007. She has spent the last 13 years in a mixed practice in Devon where she gained a keen interest in exotic animals and post op rehab of orthopaedic cases.

Louise joined Ridge Referrals in June 2016 to expand her knowledge and skills in referral nursing and diagnostic imaging including CT scanning.

Outside of work Louise enjoys live music and spending time with family and friends.

Kirsty HallCleaner/nursing assistant

Kirsty joined Ridge Referrals in August 2016, she keeps all areas of the surgery clean and tidy working alongside the nursing team.

Outside of work Kirsty enjoys spending time with her family, horse riding and is currently training for her first half-marathon.