Meet our professional and friendly team of Vets, Nurses, Reception and Support Staff.
Laurence J. Brown BVMS CertVC MRCVS – Lead Veterinary Surgeon
Laurence graduated from Glasgow Veterinary School in 1994. He worked in Kent for 13 years, both in small and large animal practice before moving up to Lincolnshire in 2007.
Stefan Oarza – Veterinary Surgeon
Stefan qualified in Romania in 2018 at, ‘Ion Ionescu de la Brad’ University of Agricultual Sciences & Veterinary Medicine from Iasi.
Edward Pettifer BVM&S PG Cert SAS MRCVS – Veterinary Surgeon
Having grown up locally, Ed qualified from Edinburgh University in 1998 and worked in mixed practice on the Isle of Man, returning to East Yorkshire in 1999 to work at Wicstun.
Lisa Nix RVN – Head Nurse
Having worked in Practices around Yorkshire for almost 20 years I am delighted to say for the past 5 years I have been Head Nurse at The Gables.
Paige Sainty RVN – Deputy Head Nurse
I qualified in 2015. I have been at the Gables for the entire time of my career. I am also a clinical coach, and teach future veterinary nurses. I love all aspects of my job, but in particular i have a very keen interest in surgery and medicine.
Joanne Donovan – Auxiliary Nurse
Jo joined the Gables team in 2016 and thoroughly enjoys working for such a friendly practice with lovely clients.
From leaving school Jo has always had a keen interest in animal welfare and been working in veterinary practice since then.
Laura Atkinson RVN
Laura once thought that she would never be able to work in practice as she didn’t like blood, but on a whim she applied to do some work experience at The Gables Veterinary Centre.
Kerry Lakes- Student Veterinary Nurse
My family have always had a variety of pets as I was growing up, so I have always had a keen interest in animals and working with them.
Joanne Pritchard – Practice manager
After qualifying as a nursery nurse I jumped at the opportunity to work in animal care, a real passion of mine. My role back then was part of a nursing team, where I learnt my skills doing something I loved.
Rebecca Fuller – Receptionist
Rebecca joined The Gables in 2018. After 4 years in the Health Sector she decided to follow her love of animals and joined the team. She is loving every minute of it.