Elisa qualified in South Africa and moved to the UK in 1996 after two years in small animal practice in Cape Town. She has always had a strong interest in surgery and after several years in first opinion practice obtained her Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2003.
Elisa moved to the South West to work as a surgeon in referral practice. She joined the Rowe Veterinary Group in 2012. She has experience in both soft tissue, spinal and orthopaedic surgery as well as MRI. Elisa has been a contributor to the Veterinary Times as well as the journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. She enjoys all aspects of surgery but has a particular interest in surgical manangement of ear disease, wound management as well as spinal cases. Elisa is available to take surgical referrals as well as offer advice or discuss cases.
In her spare time she helps run a small holding with her husband in the Wye Valley, producing their own eggs chicken and mutton. She also enjoys riding her horse Gus.