Rosemary Avenue

Veterinary Clinic

Care, Compassion and Commitment


Dr Claire Malbecq
Claire graduated Docteur en Medecine Veterinaire from the University of Liege in Belgium in 1988.

She joined Moira Wilson, founder of Rosemary Avenue Vet Clinic in 1992, and has been working there ever since.

She enjoyed enjoys all aspects of veterinary work. In 1999, she passed the IVAS Certificate in Veterinary Acupuncture and has been providing acupuncture treatment at the surgery and to other practices.

At home, Claire enjoys training for triathlons, skiing and sailing. She has Roxy, a Yorkshire terrier, who sometimes can be found sleeping behind the reception desk at Rosemary Avenue vet clinic.

Dr Ozlem Cosar
Ozlem graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in July 2010 having also completed a degree inVeterinary Sciences, and she even worked as our Saturday morning receptionist while studying.

She has completed charity work in Turkey neutering stray dogs and cats, and providing much needed care to these unfortunate animals.

Ozlem went to run our surgery in Cockfosters after several years full time at the main hospital in Barnet, and still spends time at both sites.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, socialising and swimming. Ozlem also has a dog Chloe and a cat Twix to keep her busy.

Dr Elena Barnes
Elena graduated from Edinburgh in 2016. She has previously completed an internship at Anderson Moores in Winchester.
Although she enjoys all aspects Elena particularly enjoys surgery, exotics and shelter medicine.
Her hobbies include cooking, travelling and running with her rescue greyhound Jett. Ellie also cares for a rescued corn snake.

Dr Rhian Blakely
Rhian graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2013 with the dermatology award.
She moved to Leamington Spa to work in a hospital where she then adopted Cliff the cat, before leaving the UK for warmer climates.
She spent two years working in countries such as Australia, the Cook Islands and New Zealand before finally returning back to where she came from - North London.
In her spare time, Rhian is a keen crossfit (cult) member and musician. 

Dr Emma Foster
Emma graduated from Edinburgh University in 2015 and went straight into working at a small animal hospital in Upminster, Essex, as both a day vet and an emergency night vet. 
In July 2017 she joined the team at Wood Street Vet Hospital and has been working at Rosemary Avenue Vet Clinic and other branch surgeries also. 
While she loves all creatures, big and small, she has a particular interest in canine and feline internal and emergency medicine – helping them in their most time of need!
When she’s not at work, Emma likes to spend as much time outside as possible, whether it’s running, eating out or exploring the London markets. She has just moved to Islington and hopes to soon find a feline companion of her own.

Dr Amy Hughes
Amy graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2015. She has previously worked in a Small Animal Hospital in Ipswich, Suffolk, before joining the Wood Street and Rosemary Avenue team in January 2017.
Although she enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, Amy particularly enjoys surgery and feline care.
Her hobbies include running, tennis and snowboarding (although these are all very weather dependant!). She has a rescue cat, Willow, at home.