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Dr Behzad Benjamin Ajilian

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Dr Behzad Benjamin Ajilian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), MSc, NVE
Veterinarian & AVC Practice Owner


Dr. Ben is a distinguished veterinary professional with a strong commitment to the field of companion animal medicine and surgery. Having graduated in 2003, Dr. Ajilian brings over two decades of experience to the veterinary community.


Throughout his career, Dr. Ajilian has showcased an unwavering dedication to continuous improvement and learning. He has focused on small animal surgery, emergency medicine, and has exhibited a keen interest in small mammal and avian medicine. Dr. Ajilian’s expertise spans various aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, with a notable emphasis on orthopedic procedures.


Dr. Ajilian has made significant contributions to reputable institutions such as the University of Adelaide, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS), the Animal Welfare League of SA, Vets4Pets small animal hospital, Ingleburn veterinary hospital and emergency center, Ryde Veterinary clinic, and the renowned Animal Referral Hospital (ARH).


His strong belief in the importance of ongoing professional development is evident through his extensive postgraduate studies and certifications. Dr. Ajilian’s pursuit of knowledge has led him to undertake specialised training in small animal surgery, radiology, cardiology, advanced sonography, and various surgical techniques including Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) and Tibial Plateau Osteotomy (TPLO).


Dr. Ajilian’s impactful contributions extend beyond his clinical expertise. As the director and co-founder of the Australian Veterinary Corporation (AVC) he oversees the operations of Harbourside Veterinary Hospital, St Marys Veterinary Hospital, Mamre Rd Veterinary Clinic and Vet On The Run a mobile clinic. Dr. Ajilian’s commitment to providing top-tier veterinary care is deeply rooted in compassion and innovation.


Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Ajilian enjoys spending quality time with his family, cycling, and swimming. His dedication to enriching the lives of animals and their human companions is a testament to his role as a dedicated veterinarian.


Dr. Ben’s wealth of experience coupled with his passion for advancement positions him as a valuable asset to the veterinary community. His contributions and dedication continue to shape and enhance the quality of care provided to animals across various stages of life.




“AVC: Your trusted destination for expert, compassionate pet care. Our dedicated team ensures top-notch veterinary services tailored to your pet’s unique needs, guaranteeing their health and happiness.”