Dr Ellie Leister BVSc MANZCVS (SA Medicine)
Ellie Leister is the lead Pet Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Veterinarian at Veterinary Specialist Services (VSS) & Animal Emergency Service (AES) in Brisbane. In 2004, Ellie commenced 4 years in mixed practice in country NSW before passing her ANZCVS Member exams and moving to England, where she developed her passion for emergency and critical care. Ellie has worked exclusively as a critical care veterinarian in the PICU in Brisbane since returning from England in 2011. Ellie obtained her Fellowship of ANZCVS in 2019, after completion of her residency in Emergency and Critical Care. She manages a team of 16 people and the PICU operates 24/7. It manages very complex cardiology, oncology, medical and surgical cases as well as every day emergencies.