Dr. Michaela Swan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons) in 2016. She then completed a Small Animal Rotating Internship at the University of Queensland Veterinary Medical Centre, before working in general practice on the Gold Coast. During this time, Michaela developed a passion for veterinary oncology.
In 2018, she joined ARH Homebush as an Oncology Resident. During her residency, Michaela passed her small animal medicine membership exams, published scientific articles on the use of stereotactic radiotherapy for canine anal sac adenocarcinomas and feline facial squamous cell carcinomas, and presented at Science Week 2020 about CRISPR technology. Michaela completed her residency at the start of 2022.
Michaela enjoys all aspects of veterinary oncology but is particularly passionate about improving the quality of life of her patients and helping clients navigate the difficult path following their pets’ cancer diagnosis.
Having recently moved to Canberra, Michaela enjoys being active and exploring with her husband and beautiful groodle, Evie. In her spare time, Michaela long distance running and hunting for Canberra’s best coffee. Otherwise, she will be busy studying for her final Veterinary Oncology Fellowship exams in 2023.
Michaela will be working as an Oncology Registrar at ARH Canberra on Mondays-Thursdays.