Noel Fitzpatrick is a world leading veterinary surgeon, TV personality and public speaker, best known as the Supervet.
Originally from Laois, Ireland, Noel has been the subject of a number of TV documentaries, and currently stars in Channel 4’s mega-hit THE SUPERVET, which has the highest audience appreciation figures of any show on the channel, and is readying for its 13th series in just 5 years. Noel has also been the focus of BIONIC VET (BBC), a guest on Channel 4’s coverage of CRUFTS since 2015, and a presenter on ANIMAL RESCUE LIVE (Channel 4).
In 2018, Noel embarked on a nationwide arena tour, the first veterinary surgeon to do so. NOEL FITZPATRICK, THE SUPERVET: WELCOME TO MY WORLD covered 22 dates across the UK, and shared insights into his personal journey. 2018 also saw the publication of Noel’s memoir LISTENING TO THE ANIMALS, which quickly became a Sunday Times Best Seller; the paperback is set for release in March 2019.
Noel is managing director of one of the largest veterinary referral centres in the UK, Fitzpatrick Referrals, an animal orthopaedic and neuro-surgical facility which employs over 250 veterinary professionals. Globally recognised for his innovative surgical solutions for animals, Noel has developed dozens of new techniques, including several world firsts, which have provided hope where none seemed possible to provide quality of life for his patients.
He also founded The Humanimal Trust charity, which promotes the concept of One Medicine, a platform for the cross-pollination of expertise and ideas between veterinary and human medicine. In the public speaking world, Noel has delivered more than 700 academic lectures and talks around the globe for more than a decade, including being a keynote speaker at both human and veterinary congresses.