BVSC + Surgery
+ Orthopaedic + Soft Tissue + Neurological + Minimally Invasive + Surgical Oncology

KatherineSteele BVSCDr Katherine Steele

+ Small Animal Surgery Specialist - BVSc  MVS MVSc  MANZCVS  Dip ECVS

Katherine graduated from the University of Queensland in 2008 and after graduation completed a rotating and surgical internship in Brisbane prior to relocating to Victoria for a residency in small animal surgery at the University of Melbourne. She completed a Masters of Veterinary Studies in 2016 and a Masters of Veterinary Science in 2017. 

Kat joined BVSC in 2016 as a Small Animal Surgery Registrar and in early 2017, she successfully passed her examination to become a board certified Small Animal Surgeon through the European College of Veterinary Surgeons.

She maintains an interest in all aspects of small animal surgery, but has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery and oncology. 

She has two dogs, a greyhound and a hound cross and in her spare time enjoys the great outdoors - mountain biking, camping and hiking.



+ Dr Katherine Steele and Wallace




Outcomes of Limb-Sparing Surgery Using Two Generations of Metal Endoprosthesis in 45 Dogs With Distal Radial Osteosarcoma.

Mitchell KE, Boston SE, Kung M, Dry S, Straw E, Ehrhart NP, Ryan SD:
A Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology Retrospective Study. Veterinary Surgery 2016;45:36-43. 

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Clitoral Adenocarcinoma and Hypercalcaemia in a Dog.

Mitchell KE, Burgess DM, Carrigan MJ:
Australian Veterinary Practitioner 2012;42:279-282. (not available online)

Coeliotomy-assisted interuterine insemination in dogs: A study of 238 inseminations. 

Burgess DM, Mitchell KE, Thomas PGA:
Australian Veterinary Journal 2012;90:283-290. 

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Traumatic Elbow Luxation in 14 dogs and 11 cats

Mitchell KE
Australian Veterinary Journal 2011; 89:213-216.

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Hard palate defect repair by using haired angularis oris axial pattern flaps in dogs

Nakahara N, Mitchell KE, Straw R, Kung M:
Veterinary Surgery 2020;49:1195-1202

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