Fraser graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1993. He worked in mixed practice in Suffolk, UK where he gained RCVS certificates in veterinary radiology and small animal medicine. After moving to the University of Cambridge in 1998 Fraser obtained his RCVS Diploma in Veterinary radiology in 2000. From 2001 to 2006 he worked as clinical radiologist at The Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, gaining extensive experience in MRI and neuroimaging. He was awarded a Diploma from the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2003 and RCVS specialist status in 2004. From 2006 to date, Fraser has worked at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital of the University of Liverpool as Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and head of the imaging service. Fraser has been involved with teleradiology for over 10 years, primarily in MRI and CT.
Fraser has been involved in training students and residents in diagnostic imaging for over 20 years and was Chair of the examination committee of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging between 2010-12.
His main interest is in small animal MRI and neuroimaging. He is an author or co-author of over 60 papers, many on MR. Fraser has contributed multiple chapters to textbooks on MRI or neuroimaging, and also co-edited the BSAVA manual on canine and feline radiography and radiology.