Ludivine Boiron


American Specialist in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Ludivine graduated from the University of Lyon (France) in 2008, after which she did a rotating internship at the same university. During this time she developed a great interest in Emergency and Critical Care medicine (ECC) and the day to day challenge this specialty represents, Ludivine then joined the team in the Emergency and Intensive Care Unit for 3 years from 2009-2012 as a clinical instructor. Following this, she worked as an Emergency doctor in several general practices in France and Switzerland. Ludivine wanted to see how ECC medicine is practiced overseas.

She undertook an ECC internship at the University of California UC Davis in 2014 followed by a three year Residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, which she completed in July 2018. Ludivine joined Willows in October 2018 and is very motivated by her new position.Ludivine is dynamic and very passionate about her specialty and is dedicated and empathetic to her patient’s needs, the cases which are seen by the ECC service can be very complex and critical cases. Ludivine has a special interest in respiratory diseases, trauma and acid base disturbances.

She enjoys working with the wider Willows multi-disciplinary team as well as teaching and keeping up to date with recent studies.Ludivine grew up in Lyon but her family currently live in the south of France near Montpellier. She has 2 dogs, Dalhi her Golden Retriever and Baya her German Shepherd which she loves unconditionally. She likes practicing sport in general but has a special interest in horse riding.
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Poppy Gant


American specialist of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care


Poppy graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2014. Already knowing that a career in emergency and critical care was her goal, she then completed two emergency focused internships and then spent a year working as a busy hospital Vet before embarking on a three year residency programme at the Royal Veterinary College in London. She completed her training and passed her specialist exams in 2020.

Working in several busy hospitals means Poppy is experienced in managing a wide variety of critically ill patients. However, her specialist training is particularly useful as part of a multidisciplinary approach to severely ill patient with complex problems, such as those with life threatening infections or polytrauma.

Poppy is also always looking for ways to improve the way we manage the sickest of patients and has been carrying out research in the areas of congestive heart failure, diabetic ketoacidosis and resuscitation medicine.

Outside of work, Poppy is an enthusiastic gardener and is always looking to expand her plant collection. She also enjoys exploring the countryside and working her way through various recipe books.
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