Craig Dobson Ophthalmology


Referrals can be seen by two highly regarded companies independent of Moorview Referrals.

Areas of referral

Our experienced referral veterinarians can handle referral cases in the following areas:

  • Eyelid Surgery- including entropion, tumour removal, eyelid reconstruction, replacement of nictitans gland
  • Corneal surgery-including conjunctival pedicle grafts, corneoscleral transposition, corneal transplants
  • Lens surgery, including cataract removal, lens luxation
  • Posterior segment surgery, including vitrectomy, retrieval of post-segment foreign bodies.

We have facilities for ocular and intraocular surgery and microsurgery, including cataract extraction and artificial lens implantation.

Equipment includes tonometry, slit lamp bio-microscopy, gonioscopy and ultrasonography.

Ophthamology cases can be seen by 2 highly regarded companies, independent of Moorview:
The Animal Eye Centre– John Errington BVMS CertVOphthal MRCVS
To make an appointment, please call 0191 250 3800
John Errington will see cases at the Cramlington clinic.
Veterinary Vision –  Gary Lewin, BVSc Cert Ophthal Cert SAS MRCVS, Chris Dixon, Cert Ophthal BVSc MRCVS, Sarah Harrison, BVM&S CertVOphthal MRCVS, Lyndsay Moss BVMS PGC SAO MRCVS
Veterinary Vision see cases at our Backworth clinic.
To make an appointment, please call Veterinary Vision on 01768 877 255


Our experienced team of veterinarians and nurses can carry out a range of procedures in an ever-growing number of disciplines. From internal medicine to complex surgical procedures, we have the knowledge and the expertise to get your pet back on all four paws.

Identifying various heart diseases, murmurs and arrhythmias.

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Our cutting edge on-site 16 slice Toshiba CT scanner can be used to explore a variety skeletal, abdominal and oncological issues.

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We can diagnose and treat a vast range of skin, hair, ear and nail diseases using our cutting edge facilities and knowledge.

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At Moorview we have the facilities to use up to date diagnostic imaging equipment and techniques to aid in diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases.

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Our experienced team of practitioners can diagnose and treat all manner of internal ailments and diseases.

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The mobile MRI scanner is fully equipped for magnetic resonance imaging on animals, helping to determine and treat musculoskeletal problems, cognitive issues and brain diseases.

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At Moorview we aim to combine the latest therapies from surgery and medicine to treat pets affected by cancer.

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We can help to care for your pets’ eyesight, and our facilities make it possible to perform ocular surgery where necessary.

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We can perform surgery on joints and fractures, as well as operating on dysplasias and limb deformities.

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Keep your pet healthy following injury or surgery with a course of physiotherapy.

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Our highly experienced veterinarians can perform ENT, thoracic, urogenital, abdominal and colorectal surgeries, to name but a few.

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Our specialist referral veterinarian can perform a range of surgeries on animals suffering from spinal issues.

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  • 0191 256 6990
  • Unit 5C Northumberland Park Shiremoor NE27 0SJ

  • 01670 814 628
  • 29 Gibson Street Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Northumberland NE64 6UY


  • 0191 338 8890
  • Station Road Backworth Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE27 0AA