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Internationally renowned for her contributions to veterinary care, Dr Elise Robertson is a devoted Veterinary Diplomate and a pioneer in the field of Feline Medicine, and Minimally Invasive Veterinary Interventions.

Dr Elise Robertson


Dr Elise Robertson graduated cum laude from both Colorado State University and The Royal Veterinary College of London, the oldest, largest and one of most respected veterinary institutions in the English-speaking world. She’s received advanced training in medical endoscopy and ‘keyhole’ surgery from prestigious human and veterinary academic institutions based in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

The only veterinarian in the world holding the totality of her credentials, she has since been awarded numerous fellowships for her contributions to feline medicine and endoscopy/endosurgery, and is a regularly requested author, editor, university lecturer, and international guest speaker.


Dr Elise Robertson is known for providing expert, personalised, and discreet veterinary care to the world’s most exclusive and discerning clientele.

By application only, Coûtant offers bespoke veterinary services to a limited number of elite households across the United Kingdom, continental Europe, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong (other countries considered upon request).

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The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (Honours)

Colorado State University, Colorado, United States 

Bachelor of Science, Human Anatomy and Neurophysiology (cum laude) 

Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (MANZCVSc)

Active professional member and college examiner 

Board Certified Diplomate (ABVP®), Feline Practice, The American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS®) 

Three ABVP (Feline) Diplomates in Europe, 61st in the United States 

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) 

Extensive global contribution to feline education, including undergraduate, postgraduate, and university lectures across the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, continental Europe, Thailand, China, Taiwan, and Malaysia

Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB)

An elite status, shared with Nobel Prize winners and Honorary Fellows, such as Sir David Attenborough and Dr Jane Goodall

Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (FRCVS) 

In recognition of pioneering contributions to the field of feline endoscopy and endosurgery; a status held by fewer than 500 veterinary specialists since the Fellowship’s inception in 1876 

Hills PetSavers Award Winner, British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)

In recognition of meritorious, global advancements to feline medicine and endoscopic, minimally invasive interventions, 2018 


Lead Editor and Author

Special Edition Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Feline Endoscopy and Endosurgery 2013-2014

Editor and Chapter Author

British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) Manual of Canine and Feline Endoscopy, and Endosurgery, 2020 

Global Visiting Professor

Faculty of Veterinary Science, Visiting Professor: Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok, Thailand)

Wailiak University (Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand) 

Zoetis Learning Academy, Zoetis Animal Health (Shanghai, China) 

Global Speaker

Colorado State University, Translational Medicine Institute (Ft Collins, Colorado USA)

Centre for Veterinary Education, University of Sydney, (Sydney, Australia)

World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress (WSAVA) (Singapore)

Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Associations (FASAVA) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

FORMOSA Veterinary Congress (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) 

Turkish Small Animal Veterinary Association (Istanbul, Turkey)

Slovakian Small Animal Medical Association Congress (Nitra, Slovakia)