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Dr Leah McGlinchey

Equine Surgeon

University of College Dublin

Leah graduated from University College Dublin in 2011. Following graduation, Leah moved to Lexington, Kentucky, where she completed a surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, working mainly on Thoroughbreds.

Following this, Leah moved to North Yorkshire, UK, and worked in a busy ambulatory practice prior to moving to Hong Kong, where she completed a second internship at the Hong Kong Jockey Club. There, she gained an extensive knowledge of the Thoroughbred racing industry.

After her second internship, she moved to America to complete a 3-year surgical residency program at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. During her residency program, Leah completed a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences. The focus of her research was examining different techniques to optimize outcome for horses following abdominal surgery. Leah is passionate about her work, enjoys traveling, and is excited to have joined the surgical team at Scone Equine Hospital.