Richard Burchell


Richard Burchell completed a Bachelor of Science degree with an honours year at Rhodes University, and then completed a degree in veterinary science at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He then spent two years in private practice before enrolling in a residency programme in a private referral practice.

He moved to the university of Pretoria as a lecturer in small animal medicine in 2012. During his time there, he completed a small animal medicine residency through the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and is recognised as a small animal medicine specialist by the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation. He has a passion for teaching and clinics, and his research interests are in endocrinology.  Richard was recognised for his clinical teaching by being awarded the “clinician of the year “ award twice during the three years he worked at the University of Pretoria.

Richard has been invited to speak at many CPD events in South Africa, New Zealand, Malaysia and Australia and has presented at veterinary congresses in 4 different countries. Richard has authored 3 textbook chapters and has 20 peer reviewed publications in the veterinary literature. 


Beyond FAST ¦ Getting more out of ultrasound in the emergency room

Speaker: Richard Burchell