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Ben Harris

Internal Medicine Specialist
MA, VetMB, CertSAM, FLS, DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS

Ben has been with Northwest Veterinary Specialists since 2012. His interests within the wider scope of internal medicine include uronephrology, hepatology,and immune-mediated disease. Having graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2002, Ben spent seven years in a private veterinary practice in London, developing his interest and skills in internal medicine. Ben completed a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Cambridge, during which he conducted clinical research and taught graduate students. Ben is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and a European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. He is a committee member of the Society for Comparative Hepatology, which exists to improve the understanding of liver disease in cats and dogs. Ben is also Head of Quality & Governance at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, supporting the culture of clinical excellence and evidence-based veterinary care in the hospital.

Ben is the ECVIM Residency Programme Director for internal medicine at Northwest Veterinary Specialists.

Outside of the veterinary sphere, Ben is a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London – the world’s oldest biological society – because of his longstanding interest in evolutionary biology and primate socioecology.


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