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Pedro Malho


European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Honorary Associate Professor of Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Nottingham

Department: Ophthalmology

Pedro always had an interest in eyes and ocular diseases in a variety of animal species. After graduating from UTAD Vila Real, Portugal, Pedro underwent a rotating internship. Pedro successfully completed the Certificat d'Études Supérieures en Ophtalmologie Vétérinaire at École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse–France in 2007/08 followed by an eighteen-month Ophthalmology Internship at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK.

In 2010 Pedro started a European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists approved residency program at the Animal Health Trust where he was appointed Ophthalmology Clinician after finishing his training. Pedro joined the Ophthalmology team at Pride Veterinary Centre in October 2014.

Pedro lectures frequently at national and international veterinary ophthalmology congresses and he is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.  


Malho, P., Shea, A. and Donaldson, D., 2017. Nevus of Ota (oculodermal melanocytosis) in a dog. Veterinary ophthalmology.

Starkey, M.P., Compston‐Garnett, L., Malho, P., Dunn, K. and Dubielzig, R., 2017. Metastasis‐associated microRNA expression in canine uveal melanoma. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology.

Malho, P., Dunn, K., Donaldson, D., Dubielzig, R.R., Birand, Z. and Starkey, M., 2013. Investigation of prognostic indicators for human uveal melanoma as biomarkers of canine uveal melanoma metastasis. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 54(11), pp.584-593.

Malho, P., Sansom, J., Johnson, P. and Stewart, J., 2013. Canine dacryolithiasis: a case description and mineral analysis. Veterinary ophthalmology, 16(4), pp.289-296.

Malho, P., 2012. Practical tips on subpalpebral lavage system placement in horses. Companion Animal, 17(1), pp.9-11.

Malho, P., 2011. Equine Fungal Keratitis: A case report. Companion Animal, 16(2), pp.8-12.

Allgoewer, I., Malho, P., Schulze, H. and Schäffer, E., 2008. Aberrant conjunctival stricture and overgrowth in the rabbit. Veterinary ophthalmology, 11(1), pp.18-22.

Ophthalmic Emergencies in Small Animals – review and scientific report, Pedro Malho. UTAD Library, Vila Real (2003).


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