Our Vets 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice with their high standards of professional qualifications.

Norrie Chapman - Veterinary Surgeon & Practice PrincipleNorrie Graham - BVSC MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Principal

Owner of Rase Veterinary Centre, Aldervale Vets and Rase Equine. Norrie Qualified in 2000 from Liverpool and has spent the majority of her career in equine practice at Rase in Lincolnshire. Her interests include equine soft tissue surgery and poor performance investigation in a predominantly leisure horse caseload. She is Senior Veterinary Surgeon at our local National Hunt Racecourse at Market Rasen and Zoo vet to a wildlife park with a significant number of big cats and primates. Norrie bought the practice in 2015 and has developed it from a five branch mixed practice to both RCVS Tier 3 Small Animal and Equine Hospital. There are currently 17 branches across Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire.


Emma Bowler - Veterinary SurgeonEmma Bowler - BVetMed MRCVS
Head Veterinary Surgeon

Emma joined Rase Veterinary Hospital in March 2017 as our Head Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon. She graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2012 and since then has worked in several small animal practices around Lincolnshire. Her main passion is surgery, orthopaedic surgery in particular and is studying towards her certificate in small animal surgery. Outside of work she calls herself a full on history geek with a passion for murder novels, gin and her border collie, Scampi.


Sophia Almeida -  MRCVSSophia Almeida - MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 



Kestutis Keminskas -DVM MRCVSDaniel Cordero Banos -  MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 



Veterinary Surgeon 

Gonzalo qualified in 2015 at Alfonso X El sabio in Madrid and joined us at Rase Small Animal Hospital soon afterwards. He can usually be found at our Grimsby surgery. In his spare time he likes to work on music on his turntables and mixer.


Harriet Deeming - BVSC MRCVSDr Harriet Deeming- BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Harriet qualified in 2019 from Liverpool and joined the Rase team straight from University. She is currently practising in both equine and small animal work. Harriet is particularly enjoying small animal surgery but also has a specific interest and love for everything equine, not only in her veterinary work but also eventing her own horse in her spare time.


Dr Joseph Dowse - BVSc MRCVSDr Joseph Dowse
Veterinary Surgeon 

Joe graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2020. He is a small animal vet with a keen interest in general consultations and surgery. In his spare time Joe enjoys being outdoors and doing sports, especially skiing and basketball.


Laura Jones - BVetMed MRCVSDr Laura Jones - BVetMed MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Laura is originally from Eastbourne, she moved to Market Rasen shortly after graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in June 2020. In her spare time she enjoys baking, horse riding and dog walking. 


Jamie De La Penna - Veterinary SurgeonDr Jaime de la Pena Martinez  -  MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Jamie joined Rase Small Animal Hospital in 2015 after qualifying as a vet in 2014. He works primarily with small animals and specialises in surgery. Outside of work, he likes any kinds of sports and plays basketball.


Dr Devon Michael - BVSc MRCVSDr Devon Michael  - BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Devon studied at University of Pretoria in South Africa, he moved to Lincolnshire in March 2021 and is mixed vet treating small animals as well as equine.


Hannah MilesDr Hannah Miles - BVM BVS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Hannah joined us at Rase in 2018. Originally from Wales, Hannah loves all types of equine work and is one of those rare creatures that can turn her hand to anything! 


Rachel MuirDr Rachel Muir - MVDr MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Rachel joined Rase Small Animal Hospital in 2017 having studied at the university of veterinary medicine and pharmacy in Košice - Slovakia and previously studied animal behaviour science at university in Lincoln. She is a mixed vet and is one of the main farm vets as well as working with small animal, equine and any exotic pets you might need seeing. She has 3 ferrets and a rescued cat called Azriel at home and can often be found somewhere between our Nettleham and Lincoln branches, when not surrounded by a herd of cattle!


Diogo Pires - MRCVSDr Diogo Da Silva Pires - DVM MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 



Stacey Pride - Veterinary SurgeonDr Stacey Pride - MVDr BSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Stacey qualified in 2015 from University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice and joined us in 2016. She is a qualified Racecourse Veterinary Surgeon and enjoys all aspects of equine practice. In her spare time she does dressage with her horse Liquorice and spending time on her family farm. 


Adrian Sarbu - Veterinary SurgeonDr Petru Adrian Sarbu - MSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Adrian is a mixed practice vet who is as comfortable dealing with a horse as he is with a dog or cow! Although mainly dealing with small animal work, he can sometimes be seen at the racecourse assisting on race days. He loves surgery and is usually the member of the team who is called out in the middle of the night to deal with cow calvings!


Maria Manuel Carvalho da Silva - MRCVSMaria Manuel Carvalho da Silva
Veterinary Surgeon 

Maria is from Portugal and graduated from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the practice in December 2019 and has a special interest in Internal Medicine and Feline Medicine. In her free time Maria enjoys reading, going on walks and spending time with her rescue cat.


Claudia Valverde - Veterinary SurgeonClaudia Valverde - MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon 

Claudia qualified as a vet in 2006 in Barcelona. She joined us at Rase Small Animal Hospital in 2016. She is 100% a small animal vet and loves every second of it! Before joining us, while working in Spain, her time was spent mainly doing internal medicine and some exotics work. Her favourite aspects of veterinary medicine is imaging diagnostics, neurology and internal medicine including endocrinology. Outside of work she loves going on walks, making plenty of use of her national trust membership and spending time with her family and friends