Gordon Corfield graduated in 1996 from the University of Queensland. He started out in dairy practice in Victoria before moving to small animal practice in 1998, working in Brisbane, England, and Sydney. He commenced his residency in small animal surgery at Murdoch University in Perth in 2003 completing it in 2005, then moving to Rivergum Referral Services. He was awarded his Fellowship in small animal surgery and became a registered specialist in 2008. In 2008 he moved back to the Gold Coast and has been working at Veterinary Specialist Services ever since. He became a Director of VSS in 2013. Gordon is also the current head of the Small Animal Surgery Subject Standards Committee.
Gordon is passionate about providing quality medical care for our pets and promoting a team-based approach to veterinary medicine. “Advances in surgical and medical techniques and procedures are facilitating more options and speedier and more complete recoveries for our pets. This is a very exciting time to be in our profession.” Gordon is actively promoting a ‘hip clinic’ and believes, as shown in people, that hip replacements result in a dramatic improvement in function and quality of life for the appropriate candidates. Orthopedic and spinal surgery are a particular passion for Gordon, however, he enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery and a very busy caseload.