Hospital Staff Dr Clinton Eichelberger



Clinton Eichelberger was born in Texas, but grew up in London. He studied Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University before attending the Royal (Dick) Vet school at Edinburgh University where he qualified with merit in 2003. After graduating he completed an internship in internal medicine, surgery, emergency medicine and diagnostic imaging in Ventura, California. He stayed there for 6 years working in emergency medicine and general practice before moving to Hong Kong 2 ½ years ago. He previously worked at the SPCA Hong Kong specializing in cardiology, internal medicine, ultrasound and radiology. Dr. Clinton is a relatively new member of the team having started at East Island clinic on July 1st 2013.

 

Before attending vet school Clinton worked as a sculptor in London under Eduardo Paolozzi studying sculpture, ceramics, bronze casting and printing. He also did a lot of international conservation work, primarily on the Mauritian Pink Pigeon and the Golden Headed Lion Tamarin. Clinton's interests include hiking, rollerblading, ceramics, drawing, origami and gardening. He has 2 Boston terriers, Augustus and Ripley who moved to Hong Kong with him who are spoiled and often get to come to work with him. He is learning Cantonese and loves Hong Kong, not least because he has always been a huge Bruce Lee fan.