Dr. Kalff completed his veterinary degree at the University of Melbourne in Australia. After several years of general and emergency practice, he completed a surgical internship in Melbourne then moved to the UK for residency training in orthopedics and spinal surgery at Willows Referrals. After becoming a Diplomate and Recognized Specialist of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgery, Dr. Kalff remained in the UK as a senior orthopedic and spinal surgeon at Fitzpatrick Referrals.
While Dr. Kalff has published on numerous topics, his main professional interests include joint replacement, trauma, patellar luxation and canine elbow disease. He also enjoys teaching and has been AOVET UK National Faculty since 2015 and is International Faculty for 2018.
Dr. Kalff joined SCVH in April 2018, having relocated to California with his wife who works in the tech industry. A keen skier, hiker, road cyclist, and beginner surfer Dr. Kalff is adapting well to life in Northern California.