Sue Paterson

Mrs Sue Paterson M.A. Vet.M.B. D.V.D. Dip.E.C.V.D. FRCVS - RCVS and European Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology


Sue Paterson is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and by the European College of Veterinary Dermatology as a specialist in Veterinary Dermatology. She has recently been elected as a Fellow of the RCVS for her contributions to clinical practice in the field of Veterinary Dermatology.

Sue has written 7 text books. “Skin diseases of the dog” published in 1998, then “Skin diseases of the cat” in 1999. These have sold worldwide and have been translated into many languages including German, Spanish, Chinese and Russian. Her third text book “Medical management of otitis externa” was published in 2005 followed by “Skin Diseases of Exotic pets” was published in 2006. The second edition of Skin Diseases of the dog and cat was published in 2008. An illustrated atlas of ear disease of the cat and dog was published in 2012 and most recently in 2014 she has published Otitis externa with her co-author Richard Harvey. She has contributed chapters to a variety of text books including BSAVA manual of Small Animal Dermatology, Feline Internal Medicine, Equine Medicine and Therapeutics and Advances in Veterinary Dermatology.

She has more than 60 refereed publications in English, European and American journals.

She has lectured extensively including in the USA at the NAVC Congress, in the UK at national meeting for the BSAVA and BVDGS including being a regular speaker at the Annual BSAVA Congress. In Europe, she is a regular contributor to the Annual European Dermatology Congresses. She has been an invited speaker at international meetings all over the World in more than 30 different countries. She is a member RCVS Council, is Junior Vice President of BSAVA and is Senior Vice President of ESVD.