Dr Aaron Moles
European and Australian recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
BVSc BSc(Vet) MACVSc (SAS) DipECVS
Dr Aaron Moles is a registered specialist in small animal surgery. After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1994, he owned and ran a successful small animal clinic in the northern suburbs of Brisbane for more than ten years. Aaron became a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination in Small Animal Surgery in 2005. In 2006 he took up a position with Murdoch University in Western Australia as a surgeon in their small animal referral hospital and subsequently completed formal residency training programs with both the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. By examination, he is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Scientists, a qualification that affords worldwide recognition as a small animal surgical specialist.
Tim graduated from the University of Queensland in 2001 with honours and worked in mixed and small animal practice for several years in both Australia and the UK before returning home in 2008 to pursue his dream of becoming a specialist small animal surgeon. He attained Membership of the Australian & New Zealand College in Small Animal Surgery by examination in 2009. In 2012, Tim completed a 12 month surgical teaching and research program at Murdoch University and in 2013 he commenced a 3 year specialist residency training program in Small Animal Surgery as well as Clinical and Research Masters degrees in fracture biomechanics which he completed in 2015.
In 2016 Tim joined the team at WAVES and in 2017 he became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. He enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery but he has a special interest in fracture repair, joint replacement and neurosurgery. In his spare time, Tim is a sporting tragic and spends his spare time refereeing rugby and supporting his beloved Broncos, Reds and the Wallabies. He and his wife Lauren love their life in Perth and have a baby boy named Thomas and a tabby cat named Poppy.
Cathy started her nursing career in 1987, finishing her Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Nursing, as it was called back then, in 1990 at Box Hill TAFE, Melbourne. During her long career as a nurse she has worked within many veterinary fields including emergency, specialist dentistry, specialist surgery and medicine, and practice management. She has also worked for many years within the veterinary wholesaling business as an account manager and customer service representative. Cathy’s role within WAVES is very exciting as she gets to draw on all her years.