Dr. Elise Russell
Elise graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2012. She always knew that cats were the superior species, so went straight into feline-exclusive practice after graduation! She spent 3 weeks clinical rotations with The Cat Clinic Melbourne in her final year and then spent two years practicing feline medicine at Creek Rd Cat Clinic in Brisbane (where Amy and Richard both worked), before she decided it was time to come back home to Melbourne and her family.
Elise is passionate about all aspects of feline medicine, but is particularly interested in further developing her skills in ultrasonography. She also hopes to sit the feline membership examinations in the near future. She is currently working on a paper for publication on a rare feline fungus affecting the nervous system.
When she’s not at the clinic or having some down time with her handsome but silly cat, Roger, she enjoys frequenting Melbourne’s cafes and restaurants, going to the movies and travelling.
Elise’s professional qualifications include:
- Bachelor of Veterinary Science (with honours) at the University of Melbourne – 2012
- Small animal Medicine University prize