Carl Porter, DVM, MVSc, DACVS
Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Carl Porter was born in London, England, and immigrated to Canada in 1992.
He completed a BSc in Zoology at the University of Bristol, U.K. in 1992.
Dr. Porter studied veterinary medicine at the University of Bristol and at the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College, and was awarded his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine by the Ontario Veterinary College in 1995.
After a year spent in small animal practice in Bolton, Connecticut, he returned to the OVC for a small animal medicine and surgery internship (1996-1997).
completed a residency in small animal surgery at the University of Saskatchewan's Western College of Veterinary Medicine
and attained an MVSc in Small Animal Surgery in 2000.
achieved Diplomate status (specialty board certification) with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons
From 2000-2003 Dr. Porter spent three years as Staff Surgeon at the MSPCA's Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, a multispecialty referral hospital in Western Massachusetts where he was involved with the hospital's extensive internship program in addition to clinical surgical duties.
He returned to Ontario to join the Morningside Animal Clinic in 2003 and in 2009 opened the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital - a state of the art Multispecialty and Emergency Hospital located in eastern Toronto - with his 3 partners.
areas of special interest include trauma surgery, reconstructive surgery and thoracic surgery.
wife - a Veterinary Ophthalmologist - live in Claremont, Ontario with their three children.
enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, skiing and ball hockey on his