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Medivet St Albans is managed by Partners, Catarina Corujas and Katja Frizzera, ably assisted by their friendly nursing team.
The staff at St Albans aim to deliver the highest standards of veterinary care with a personal and caring attitude. We remain dedicated to providing services of the highest standards in a sympathetic, friendly and reassuring manner.
As well as our permanent staff at St Albans, we also have a team of mobile staff who work in several Medivet practices across Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. Click here to view a list of mobile staff members who may work at St Albans from time to time.
Catarina Corujas - Partner and Veterinary Surgeon
I was born in Portugal, in a lovely mountainous countryside town called Bragança. I have always had an interest in science, so I became a veterinary surgeon in 2003. I have worked in a small animal practice since 2005 and I've been in the UK since 2006. I joined Medivet in February 2009 as head veterinary surgeon at the St. Albans practice. I have a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dentistry. I have a two cats at home called Tobias and Janita. I look forward to seeing you at our practice!
Katja Frizzera - Partner and Veterinary Surgeon
Medivet introduced me to the wonderful world of animal care back in 2001, when I worked as a nurse/receptionist. I therefore decided to relocate to Vienna to train at vet school. During my studies I won a couple of scholarships that allowed me to work at the Institute of Internal Medicine prior to graduation. I also worked at several private practices around Vienna. Furthermore, I enjoyed a 6 month internship at a busy emergency and referral centre in Brooklyn, New York. Before moving back to the UK, I also worked as a veterinary surgeon in Italy. I am an outgoing person, ready to help and enjoy life. In my spare time I like reading, experiencing Camden Town and going for long walks in Richmond Park with my two Battersea rescue dogs Domino and Zachary. I also have a mischievous cat called Yolo. I am currently studying towards a post graduate certificate in internal and emergency medication and have a special interest in abdominal and cardiac ultrasonography.
Rachel Burdett - Practice Coordinator
Previously, I studied for a BA (Hons) in Animal Behaviour at Bucks New University. I have a variety of pets including Bearded Dragons, Tortoises, Cats, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits and a Corn Snake called "Ryan".
Steph Squires – Patient Care Assistant
I joined Medivet in July 2015 and became a member of the St Albans Medivet team in December of that year. I enjoy the day-to-day tasks that my role includes, and of course all the animals I get to work with. At home, I have a Cocker Spaniel called Libby and four chickens called Gracie, Beatrice, Biscuit, and Sybil. I also have a horse called Elliot, who is a Thoroughbred Cross; I love to ride and spend as much time with him as possible.