Veterinary Surgeons


Dr Ellen Coker BVSc MRCVS

Clinical Director

Ellen qualified from Bristol Vet School in 2003. She has a keen interest in ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery. In Ellen’s spare time she loves getting out into the countryside to walk her dog, Alfie, and spending time with her family and friends. As well as Alfie, she has two cats, Dude and Bungle. In 2014, she was appointed as the joint clinical director with shared responsibility for the 10 practices that make up the Regan Veterinary Group. Ellen loves being a vet, in particular developing a good relationship with clients and their pets and working up complex cases and finding the answer.


Emma Hasleton

Dr Emma Hasleton BSc(Hons) BVSc CertAVP(GSAS) PgCertVPS MRPharmS MRCVS

Clinical Director

Emma has worked for Regan Veterinary Group since October 2015 as clinical director. She graduated in 2004 from Liverpool University having previously qualified as a pharmacist in 2000. Throughout her career she has developed a strong interest in surgery and completed the certification in Advanced Veterinary Practice in 2015. Emma passed her RCVS Synoptoc exam in General Small Animal Surgery in 2017 and is now an RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in General Small Animal Surgery. She accepts referrals for all soft tissue and orthopaedic cases from within the Regan’s group and surrounding practices.

Prior to joining the Regan Veterinary Group she worked at PetMedics – a 24-hour emergency hospital for eight years. Following this she completed a year working at an orthopaedic referral centre. Emma has five children so when she is not at work she is a really busy mum to her young family. She enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her children.


Dermot Doherty

Dr Dermot Doherty MVB(Hons) GPCert(SAM) MRCVS

Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Dermot graduated from University College Dublin in 1995. Subsequently he did an internship at the University of Edinburgh in small animal medicine and surgery. Dermot has worked at The Avenue Veterinary Clinic since 2000 and he has a General Practitioner Certificate in Small Animal Medicine. His main interests are canine and feline internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. His interests outside of work include photography, videography, reading, web design and walking.


Victoria Cole

Dr Victoria Cole BA VetMB MRCVS

Victoria graduated from Cambridge in June 2016 and started working for Regan Veterinary Group in July. She is enjoying working in first opinion practice and getting to know both the clients and their pets at the Prestwich and Radcliffe branches. In her spare time, Victoria likes running, cooking, walking and training her two pet rats, Puck and Smokey.


Dr Clare Davies BVetMed MRCVS

Clare graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in July 2013 and has worked for Regan Veterinary Group since October 2013. She started at the Blackburn Road surgery then moved to Water Street in November 2014 before settling into life at the Bury Road surgery approximately a year later where she currently works. Clare enjoys both medicine and surgical cases, and will be starting at CertAVP in veterinary diagnostic imaging in January 2018. Clare has a dog called Nym, who she rescued when she was signed over to the Bury Road surgery. Outside work Clare enjoys walking and taking Nym to the beach. She also enjoys kayaking, climbing and scuba diving when she gets the chance.


Sarah Hill

Dr Sarah Hill BVSc MRCVS

Sarah started working for Regan Veterinary Group in 2014. She is currently undertaking her Cert AVP in small animal surgery. She really enjoys complex fracture repairs and other orthopaedic surgery. Sarah also enjoys diagnostic imaging, mainly ultra sound. In her free time she loves to travel and does a lot of sporting activities.


Ursula Lanigan

Dr Ursula Lanigan MRCVS

Ursula graduated from the University College Dublin in June 2007 and has worked for Regan Veterinary Group since graduating. She is currently working towards her certificate in small animal medicine and has a keen interest in oncology, dermatology and feline medicine. She has a small dog called Poppy and a cat called Butters. In her free time she likes to take Poppy on long walks, go for a run or read.


Allisdhair McNaull

Dr Allisdhair McNaull BVMS MRCVS

Allisdhair graduated in veterinary medicine and surgery from Glasgow University in 1985. After qualifying he worked for 18 months at the PDSA in Glasgow, and then moved to Cheshire where he has worked in a variety of small animal practices in the area. He joined Regan Veterinary Group in May 2011 and brings a wealth of experience in small animal practice and he has an interest in both surgery and internal medicine.


Gabby Noyek

Dr Gabby Noyek MRCVS

Gabby qualified as a veterinary surgeon in February 2000 at the University of Turin (Italy). She started working for Regan Veterinary Group in May 2001 and has been based at the Rochdale Road branch for the past six years. Her special interest is surgery, both soft tissue and orthopaedic. She loves spending her free time going on walks in the countryside with her two children and dog, an eight month old Goldendoodle called Argo.


Dr Amy Routledge MVDr MRCVS

Amy attained a BSc(Hons) in Biomedical Science from Lancaster University in 2012 and then went on to study veterinary medicine postgraduate. She graduated from The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Kosice in June 2016 and started at Regans Veterinary Group in the July 2016. Amy enjoys both an equal mix of medicine and surgery and is starting to gain a keen interest in emergency and critical care. Aside from work, Amy enjoys climbing, netball, hockey and walks with her Border Collie Grace.


Ines Serrao,

Dr Ines Serrao MRCVS

Ines graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – University of Lisbon in July 2015. She started working for Regan Veterinary Group in January 2016 and is currently working sole charge at the St Helens Road branch. Her main areas of interest are internal medicine and emergency and critical care. In her free time she likes to travel around the world, exploring new cultures and reading and going to the beach. Ines also loves spending time with her two inseparable and beautiful cats, Balu and Fiji.


Dr Joe Stanford BVMS MRCVS

Joe joined Regans Veterinary Group in February 2017. He graduated from Glasgow University in 2013 and has worked in Humberside since then. Joe has always wanted to be a small animal vet and has gained experience from two different small animal practices near Hull, as well as being a locum vet traveling around the country. Joe’s main interest lies in surgery and having completed an orthopaedics course in 2016, he hopes to further progress his surgical skills at Regans. Outside of work he is a big football fan, enjoys watching box-sets with his girlfriend and going to the gym.


Jose Tojo

Dr Victoriano Jose Tojo Iglesias MRCVS

Jose first came to the UK in 2014 where he volunteered for nine months in a couple of practices in the West Midlands. He then worked for 15 months in a small animal hospital near Bristol, taking care of the hospitalized patients during the night. He started working for Regan Veterinary Group in February 2016. He likes all aspects of veterinary medicine. Jose particularly enjoys dealing with feline patients. In his free time he loves to play videogames, watch anime and practice Budo Taijustsu. Jose has two cats named Captain Spiff and Dr Doppler.


Dr Sarah Underhill BVSc MRCVS

Sarah graduated as a veterinary surgeon from Liverpool University in July 2005. She joined Regan Veterinary Group in August 2010 and is based at Little Lane. She enjoys all aspects of small animal practice and has a particular interest in small furries and endocrinology.

She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and three young children and exploring the countryside in their caravan. She also has a Border Terrier dog, called Crumpet, and a cat, called Pretzel.