We provide referrals for specialist surgeries to North Coast Veterinary Specialist & Referral Services at Tanawha on the Sunshine Coast.  Dr Richard Mitchell is the practice director and a European and Australasian registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.  Over the last decade, Richard has provided many of our patients specialist surgical procedures and comprehensive 24 hour care.

Dr Richard has extensive experience in all aspects of orthopaedics.  He also provides specialist management of cancer and soft tissue cases.  We appreciate his dedicated commitment to our patients.


We are pleased also to work alongside Dr Ben Clarke (BSc Hons, BVSc, MANZCVS – Small Animal Surgery) of Advanced Veterinary Surgery.

Advanced Veterinary Surgery Sunshine Coast Vet

Dr Ben is an excellent surgeon who worked alongside Dr Richard Mitchell at NCVS for many years, and is based right here on the Sunshine Coast.

Dr Ben Clarke - Advanced Veterinary Surgery - Sunshine Coast Orthopaedics - Resized

He offers his advanced surgical skills for difficult cases such as orthopaedics, arthroscopy, and complicated soft tissue surgeries, here at The Natural Vets.