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Nicholas J. Millichamp BVetMed, PhD, DVOphthal, MRCVS - Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Nicholas J. Millichamp BVetMedDr. Millichamp graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 1978. After working in small animal practice he joined Dr. Keith Barnett at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, and Dr. Geoffrey Arden, at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University of London England and spent three years involved in doctoral research on inherited retinal degeneration (progressive retinal atrophy) and retinal surgery in dogs.

He then spent 3 years at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida with Dr. Kirk Gelatt and completed a residency in comparative ophthalmology. Dr. Millichamp completed the certification examinations of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1985 and the Diploma of Veterinary Ophthalmology examination of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1986. He was elected as a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2004.

From 1986 - 2009, Dr. Millichamp was a staff ophthalmologist at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and faculty member in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Studies at Texas A&M University . His clinical and research interests focus on ocular surgery, cataract surgery in the horse, ophthalmic telemedicine, and ocular disease in exotic species.

Currently, he consults for Central Texas Veterinary Ophthalmology in Austin and Houston Texas

Dr. Millichamp has participated in various official activities with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in the past 2CV0 years.

He is married to Dr. Joan Dziezyc and has two teenage daughters and several animals. His interest include music, swimming and herpetology.