Noel has delivered more than 600 lectures in the UK, Europe and around the globe for more than a decade, including being a keynote speaker at both human and veterinary congresses.
He has won many awards including the Mark S Bloomberg and Simon Awards for teaching and for contribution to veterinary surgery. He has sponsored and inspired more than forty fellowships, internships, residencies and PhDs in Europe and the USA, leading to landmark publications and embracing the marriage of high-volume high-quality clinical veterinary practice with evidence-based medicine and compassionate care, with the aim of giving all animal guardians access to all options for their animal friends. His most recent hub of co-operation is with The Ohio State University where two residents, a fellow and a PhD student, all sponsored by Fitzpatrick Referrals, are contributing to research on joint disease, limb prostheses and spinal implants.
Noel is a founding partner and Professor of The University of Surrey Veterinary School, which was formally opened in October 2015 by Her Majesty The Queen.
Noel is also the founder of The VET Festival, a unique two day Conference for Companion Animal Veterinary practitioners offering Veterinary Education for Tomorrow in an inspiring, festival setting among globally respected speakers delivering world class CPD.