Ivan Kalmukov

Small Animal Surgeon – Orthopaedics

Ivan Kalmukov - Small Animal Surgeon – Orthopaedics
Ivan Kalmukov MSc, PG Cert SAS, Dip.ECVS, MRCVS Small Animal Surgeon – Orthopaedics

Ivan qualified from Trakia University in Bulgaria during 2009 and afterwards, worked in a first opinion practice as a veterinary surgeon until 2017. During 2017, Ivan became a lead veterinary surgeon and honorary lecturer at Pride Veterinary Referrals and the University of Nottingham. In 2018 Ivan joined a private referral practice in Surrey as an intern, and during November in the same year, Ivan gained a BSAVA Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery.

During 2019, Ivan began his residency in small animal surgery in Surrey, which was completed in 2022. In February 2023, Ivan was granted European specialist status and undertook locum work for a short period. Ivan then worked in Hampshire for several months before joining Blaise Veterinary Referral Hospital in November 2023.

Ivan’s clinical interests include small animal orthopaedics, limb deformities and fracture management and maxillofacial trauma.

In his spare time, Ivan enjoys reading science fiction and walks on the beach with his partner. He also has two cats, Chizmi and Arnold and dog, Hercule.

See below for Publications


Internal fixation of canine coccygeal vertebral fractures: four cases (2018-2022)

I A Kalmukov , N Schneider , D Miraldo , M A Solano

J Small Anim Pract. 2023 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13644

PMID: 37376751

Ex vivo evaluation of a novel cell salvage device to recover canine erythrocytes.

Kalmukov IA, Galliano A, Godolphin J, Ferreira R, Cardoso I, Norgate DJ, Bacon NJ.

Vet Surg. 2022 Nov;51(8):1223-1230. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13875. Epub

2022 Sep 5. PMID: 36062370

Intraoperative cell salvaging: ex vivo evaluation of two swab washing methods.

Galliano A, Kalmukov IA, Godolphin J, Ferreira R, Norgate DJ, Bacon NJ.

Am J Vet Res. 2022 Jul 30;83(10):ajvr.22.03.0061. doi:

10.2460/ajvr.22.03.0061. PMID: 35895755

Epicondylar plate fixation of humeral condylar fractures in immature French bulldogs: 45 cases (2014-2020).

Kvale E, Kalmukov I, Grassato L, Kalff S, Solano M.

J Small Anim Pract. 2022 Jul;63(7):532-541. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13484.

Epub 2022 Feb 9, PMID: 35137953

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