Outstanding care for Very Important Pets
0117 971 5115

Brislington Surgery
115 Wick Road
Bristol BS4 4HE

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Brislington team


Polly Cornwell
Veterinary Surgeon, Vet Manager

Polly qualified from Bristol Veterinary School in 1997 and joined Highcroft in 1999.

She has a special interest in exotic species and a COAPE Diploma in Small Animal Behaviour. In July 2006 Polly gained the General Practitioner Certificate in Exotic Animal Medicine and holds regular clinics for exotic species such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets (and other small mammals), all non-venomous reptiles and birds. Polly is a member of the British Veterinary Zoological Society and Veterinary Advisor to Bristol City Council and also has a Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy.


Isabel Heal
Veterinary Surgeon

Isabel qualified from Bristol Veterinary School in 1994 and joined Highcroft in 1998 and works at our Whitchurch and Brislington surgeries.

She has a special interest in Dermatology and runs regular clinics for pets with skin complaints. Isabel has a Post-graduate General Practitioner Certificate in Dermatology.


Vim Kumaratunga
BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Vim qualified from Bristol University in 2005 and hasn't left Bristol since! He worked at another large practice in Bristol for almost 5 years before joining Highcroft in January 2011.  Vim gained the RCVS Certificate in Ophthalmology in 2012 and runs first and second opinion eye clinics at our Whitchurch hospital and surgery.

He also has a strong interest in Exotic Species Medicine and runs first opinion clinics for exotic pets at our Whitchurch and Brislington surgeries. He is involved with many animal welfare charities in his native Sri Lanka and is also keen to contribute to the education of future generations of vets, both in the UK and in Sri Lanka. He is keen on educating and informing the public on animal health issues through the media.


Kim Davis
Senior Receptionist

Kim joined Highcroft in 2005 as the main receptionist and auxiliary nurse at our Brislington surgery.

Kim is also a Hill's Pet Nutrition Counsellor offering advice to our clients on the appropriate diet for their pet's age and lifestyle and making sure that the surgery is fully stocked with appropriate pet accessories and consumables.

Kim has been nominated by clients for the Veterinary Receptionist of the Year awards for the last five years.


Erika Grace

Erica joined Highcroft in 2004 as an evening and weekend receptionist at our Whitchurch hospital and surgery.
She has since transferred to our Brislington surgery to work with Kim Davis.

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