Noel Fitzpatrick Biography – Noel Fitzpatrick Wiki
Noel Fitzpatrick is an Irish veterinary surgeon, based in Eashing, Surrey who is majorly known through the television programme The Supervet. Originally from Ballyfin, in Laois, Ireland, he moved to Guildford, Surrey, in 1993, where he is director and managing clinician at Fitzpatrick Referrals. His veterinary practice includes two hospitals specializing in orthopedics and neurosurgery in Eashing, Surrey, and another specializing in oncology and soft tissue surgery in Guildford. He is the director of a number of biotechnology companies spun off from his practice. He obtained his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University College Dublin, in 1990.
In November 2014, he was awarded the UCD Alumni Award for veterinary medicine. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Surrey for the concept of One Medicine: the advancement of human and animal treatments in tandem. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine and Professor and founding member of Orthopaedics in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey. In 2017, he was presented with the Blaine Award by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association for outstanding contributions to the advancement of small animal veterinary medicine and surgery. The award acknowledges him as the creator of more than 30 new techniques in the field. In 2009, he became the first veterinary surgeon in the world to successfully apply an amputation prosthesis to a cat named Oscar who had lost both hind feet in an accident. In 2014, Fitzpatrick was recognized by Guinness World Records for being the first veterinary surgeon to conduct that operation.
Fitzpatrick and his team at Fitzpatrick Referrals became the subject of television series, including The Bionic Vet and The Supervet. He has also featured on The One Show, Graham Norton’s BBC Radio 2 show, Steve Wright in the Afternoon, and The Chris Evans Breakfast Show. In October 2018, Fitzpatrick was the subject of BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific, discussing his life and work with the programme’s presenter, Jim Al-Khalili. The 2010 BBC documentary television series The Bionic Vet followed the work of vet Fitzpatrick and his team at Fitzpatrick Referrals. The series saw Fitzpatrick develop new methods and techniques to help pets with unique problems.
In 2014, Fitzpatrick and his practice became the subject of the Channel 4 television series The Supervet. It continues to run, and Series 12 was being broadcast in September 2018. He has starred in two episodes of ITV’s Heartbeat as vet Andrew Lawrence, first broadcast in November 2002, and as sheep rustler, Gabriel broadcast in January 2000. He appeared in an episode of the BBC medical drama Casualty (2005), around the same time he appeared in the documentary TV series Wildlife SOS, resulting in the BBC receiving complaints that the latter show included an actor who was pretending to be a vet. He has appeared in the ITV series London’s Burning (2001), and two episodes of ITV’s The Bill. Fitzpatrick’s first film appearance was in the horror film The Devil’s Tattoo (2003). He took the lead role in the film Live for the Moment (2004) in which he starred as Dr. David Fowler and starred as Inspector Beckett in the film Framed (2008)
Noel Fitzpatrick Age
He was born on December 13, 1967 in Ballyfin, Ireland.
Noel Fitzpatrick Parents
He is the son of Rita Fitzpatrick, and Sean Fitzpatrick.
Noel Fitzpatrick Wife
He is not married and does not have any children yet.
Noel Fitzpatrick Instagram
Noel Fitzpatrick’s Instagram account is @profnoelfitzpatrick.