Elisabetta Mancinelli

DVM CertZooMed Dipl. ECZM (small mammal)

 Italy    United Kingdom   

MRCVS European Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Small Mammals)

Elisabetta graduated from the University of “Federico II” in Naples, Italy, in 2002. Her interest in exotics became clear shortly after her graduation and her career started in an exotic only private practice in Italy. She completed an externship program at the “Angell Animal Memorial Hospital” in Boston (USA) focusing on exotic animal medicine and surgery. In 2007 she moved to UK where she initially worked in private practice and wildlife charities. She started the first ECZM Residency (small mammal) in June 2009, which she completed at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, in 2013. She holds the RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine and she recently became the first ECZM (Small Mammal) Diplomat to have obtained her qualification by examination. She is currently working in private practice in Scotland where she is setting up the exotic service.