Dr. Alexandra Bratton | BSc, DVM, DACVR

Dr. Alexandra Bratton has returned to British Columbia after leaving in 1998 to pursue her veterinary career. This pursuit has taken her to Toronto and Guelph, Ontario and most recently, she was in Houston, Texas at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists.

Dr. Bratton has special interests in computed tomography (CT) angiography, abdominal CT imaging, ultrasound and echocardiography.

Before starting her residency in Radiology, Dr. Bratton worked in several emergency, referral and community veterinary hospitals. Through this experience, Dr. Alexandra Bratton learned that diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasound, CT and echocardiography) plays a key role in the diagnostic and management plans of almost all veterinary patients. As a result she strives for a team-based approach to provide integrated support for referring veterinarians as well as in-hospital patients for BBVSH Oncology, Surgery, Internal Medicine and Neurology patients.

Dr. Bratton is currently on LOCUM with Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialists.

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Radiology

Education

  • University of Victoria, Victoria BC – Bachelor of Science, with distinction
  • Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, SK – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ON – Internship in Small Animal Surgery and Medicine
  • Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ON – Residency in Veterinary Radiology

Grants and Awards

  • Gladys (Billie) Davidson Graduate Entrance Scholarship
  • Jean S. Goudy Memorial Scholarship
  • Ontario Veterinary College, Pet Trust Research Grants 2009 and 2011

Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Societies of Ultrasound, CT/MRI and Nuclear Medicine
  • College of Veterinarians of British Columbian<
  • Texas Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Animal Hospital Association

Publications

Schoster A, Bratton A and McGurrin M. 2013 Extensive Dystrophic Calcification in a Welsh Pony Mare Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 34(10):1234-1239.

Monteiro, B, Gibson T, Bratton, A. 2014 Successful Surgical Treatment of Mandibulo-Zygomatic Arch Synostosis Secondary to Trauma in a Dog Canadian Veterinary Journal 53(4):395-8.

White, E., Hunter, J., Brost, R., Bratton, A., Edes, S., Sahota, R. 2000. Microsatellite Markers for Individual Tree Genotyping: Application in Forest Crime Prosecutions Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 75:923-926.