Dr Rob Turner

Specialist Radiologist

BVSc PGCertSci MVS FANZCVS (Veterinary Radiology) 

Rob is a Massey University-trained veterinarian. He later did advanced studies in veterinary medicine (PGCertSci and MVS). After undertaking a residency in veterinary diagnostic imaging residency at U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital, Rob successfully achieved ANZCVS Fellowship in Small Animal Radiology in 2021. He is currently doing a PhD, investigating the ultrasonographic characteristics of the pancreas and body composition in dogs, particularly the distribution of visceral abdominal fat.

Rob is from Zimbabwe and has previously worked in general veterinary practice in Adelaide, Cairns and for a short period – Jaipur, India. He has been to India twice and to China to assist in small animal welfare clinics and to volunteer at the Animal Asia Centre in Chengdu.

Rob has particular interest in neuroimaging, vascular imaging, swallow studies, interventional ultrasonography and interventional radiology. Working alongside every department within VRH, Rob’s days are never predictable and are always full of interesting cases.

Rob speaks about why he enjoys working at VRH:
“I love working with the amazing VRH team dedicated to high-end veterinary medicine.”

When not at work, Rob spends time with his family and chasing after his two kids. He also enjoys running with his ever-energetic German Short-haired Pointer. Teka is a Blood Donor Hero and has saved many patients at VRH.