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Debbie Gow


EBVS® European Specialist & RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology

Following graduation from the R(D)SVS Edinburgh, Debbie completed a small animal rotating internship at Glasgow Vet School before returning to Edinburgh to undertake a PhD in immunology, followed by a residency in veterinary dermatology.  After finishing her residency, Debbie remained at The University of Edinburgh as a senior dermatologist and senior lecturer, where she has worked for four years.  Debbie gained her  European Diploma in Veterinary Dermatology in 2020 ,allowing her to become a European Specialist and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology.

Debbie has published widely and has a particular interest in canine and feline allergic skin disease as well as genetic and immune-medicated skin disease.  In 2022, Debbie joined VSS to lead the Dermatology service.

Outside of work, Debbie is kept busy with her 2 young children, 2 cats, 2 rabbits and tropical fish, and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family walking and running.