We currently have 8 vets, together with a further 20 support staff, all seeking to ensure the best service possible for you and your animals. We have now divided our vets into large (horse and cattle) and small animal (pet) teams to provide your animals with the best service we can.
Simon Hiles has been a director of this practice since 1997. He is usually found at our Ladybank clinic. His main interests are in the agricultural sector, and also in equine reproduction work. Outside work he produces his own pottery in his back garden ably assisted by his cats.
Will Goad joined the company as a director in 1998. He is usually based in St Andrews, with interests in small animal surgery and dentistry and also acupuncture. Most of his leisure time is spent with his family, including his three sons, and young Beagle. Will is also a keen runner and cyclist, and enjoys long adventure-type events across the country.
Indira Coomaraswarmy was born in Sri Lanka and grew up in Canada. She completed a BSc (Hons) degree in Microbiology from the University of Toronto in Canada before coming to Scotland for a postgraduate M.Phil degree in Virology at the University of Edinburgh. She fell in love with the city and decided to stay for a further degree in Veterinary Medicine. After completing that, she was lucky to have the opportunity to travel and practise overseas in many countries. The past decade was spent working in small animal medicine in England and she has returned to Scotland now, where she lives with her family and two fabulous cats.
Mauro Larghi joined Provost this summer, having previously worked in Cornwall and in Ireland. He is usually based in Ladybank, with a special interest in equine and cattle fertility. He has recently completed a Masters and has done research on antibiotic resistance and on BVD. In his free time he enjoys surfing and snowboarding. He also enjoys rugby, although nowadays watching more than playing.
Rosie Wardman joined our small animal team in September 2017 having previously worked in County Durham and West Fife. She works mainly between the St Andrews and Ladybank surgeries. Rosie enjoys the wide variety that clinical work offers and has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery. She also enjoys treating the exotic and wildlife species that come through our doors. In her spare time Rosie enjoys horse riding, volunteering as a marine mammal medic for the BDMLR and spending time with her husband Ewen and black lab Orla.
Chloe Davison is one of our mixed animal vets, she joined us in 2016 after graduating from the University of Edinburgh. She is originally from the local area and saw practice with us from the age of 17 at our Ladybank branch. She loves the balance that mixed animal practice brings and has particular interests in feline medicine and farm animal reproduction. You will mostly see Chloe between our St Andrews and Ladybank branches, with her golden retriever Fergus in tow. She enjoys lots of sports including squash and running, and aims to explore every country in the world by the time she is 85.