Dr Simon Ilkin
Simon is a Shire boy who graduated with first class honours from Sydney University. His honours dissertation entitled “In vitro solubilisation and mechanical kinetics of cooked versus uncooked bones to be fed to dogs” was published in the Australian Veterinary Practitioners Journal. As you may have worked out, he is the son of Dr William Ilkin who founded the KVH in 1975. Since working at KVH, Simon has inherited a kitten named Benny who was brought in as a stray with massive internal injuries and broken bones as a consequence of being attacked by a dog. Simon has a particular interest in ultrasonography, internal medicine, clinical pathology and orthopaedic surgery.