Dr. Patrick Leadbeater, our chief surgeon and the Practice Director, was born in England and obtained his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph in Canada. Following graduation, he was accepted as a Member of the Royal Collage of Veterinary Surgeons in London, England. He has strived to provide the most up-to-date and complete veterinary service in Hawaii. Dr. Leadbeater was the first and is the only surgeon providing Total Hip Replacement in Hawaii. He was the first resident surgeon in Hawaii to be licensed under the patent to perform Tibia Plateau Leveling Ostectomy (TPLO) surgery for knee injuries in dogs. He has performed numerous pacemaker implants and was the first to pioneer and use tele-radiology medicine in Hawaii. He has attended numerous post graduate studies, including arthroscopy and endoscopy.
A large part of Dr. Leadbeater's practice are referral and 2nd opinion cases. These challenges form a very enjoyable part of each day. He maintains a network of colleagues at other specialty practices and universities around the world to assist him in providing the most currently available expertise in diagnoses and treatments. When not at the practice, Dr. Leadbeater's other passion's are travel with his family and photography. His family, in addition to a wife and children, include several dogs, a cat, 1 turtle and numerous birds.