Andrés Montesinos Barceló, LV, MSc, PhD, acreAVEPA
Specialization: exotic pet deseases stream
Stream: Exotic pet deseases stream
Andres is the director of the Los Sauces Veterinary Center in Madrid. He graduated with honors from the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Madrid Complutense in 1992. He has a Master of Science degree in veterinary therapeutic research and a PhD in veterinary medicine. He has been a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) since 1991, the Association of Veterinarians of Reptiles and Amphibians (ARAV) of the Association of Veterinarians of Exotic Mammals (AEMV) and the European-American Association of Veterinarians of Wild and Zoo Animals (EAZWV). Andres is accredited by the Spanish National Veterinary Association AVEPA in the field of medicine of exotic animals. He was president of EAAV (European Association of Veterinarian Birds) in 2011-2013. He is also an active member of GMCAE, the Group on Medicine and Surgery of Exotic Animals (AVEPA) and a member of the scientific committee of the group and several journals. He is a regular speaker at advanced training courses for veterinarians interested in exotic medicine and is the author of numerous scientific articles and book chapters in the field of exotic medicine.
Co-author of the book Therapeutic Handbook of Exotic Animals.
Kerstin Bergvall, DVM (1981, University of Agriculture, Uppsala , Sweden), Swedish Specialist in dermatology (2004), Diplomate of European College of Veterinary Dermatology (2004)
I am responsible of teaching equine and small animal dermatology at the Veterinary Faculty of University of Agriculture, Uppsala, Sweden since 1999. I am further responsible of the equine and small animal dermatology specialist service at the university. I have mentored a number of research projects and mentored residents of European College of Veterinary Dermatology. I was the president of the Swedish Veterinary Dermatology Study Group for six years and part of the examination committee of European College of Veterinary Dermatology for seven years. I was part of the scientific committee of the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology (WCVD) Vancouver, Canada, 2012.
Selection of publications (from 2012 and on):
- A novel non-azole topical treatment reduces Malassezia numbers and associated dermatitis: a short term prospective, randomized, blinded and placebo-controlled trial in naturally infected dogs. Sjöström Y, Mellor P, Bergvall K. Vet Dermatol. 2018 Feb;29(1):14-e7. doi: 10.1111/vde.12488. Epub 2017 Sep 14.
- Comparison of cellular location and expression of Plakophilin-2 in epidermal cells from nonlesional atopic skin and healthy skin in German shepherd dogs. Ardesjö-Lundgren B, Tengvall K, Bergvall K, Farias FHG, Wang L, Hedhammar Å, Lindblad-Toh K, Andersson G. Vet Dermatol. 2017 Aug;28(4):377-e88. doi: 10.1111/vde.12441. Epub 2017 Apr 6.
- Multiple regulatory variants located in cell type-specific enhancers within the PKP2 locus form major risk and protective haplotypes for canine atopic dermatitis in German shepherd dogs. Tengvall K, Kozyrev S, Kierczak M, Bergvall K, Farias FH, Ardesjö-Lundgren B, Olsson M, Murén E, Hagman R, Leeb T, Pielberg G, Hedhammar Å, Andersson G, Lindblad-Toh K. BMC Genet. 2016 Jun 29;17(1):97. doi: 10.1186/s12863-016-0404-3.
- Whole-Genome Sequencing of a Canine Family Trio Reveals a FAM83G Variant Associated with Hereditary Footpad Hyperkeratosis. Sayyab S, Viluma A, Bergvall K, Brunberg E, Jagannathan V, Leeb T, Andersson G, Bergström TF. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 Jan 8;6(3):521-7. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.025643.
- Genome-Wide Analyses Suggest Mechanisms Involving Early B-Cell Development in Canine IgA Deficiency. Olsson M, Tengvall K, Frankowiack M, Kierczak M, Bergvall K, Axelsson E, Tintle L, Marti E, Roosje P, Leeb T, Hedhammar Å, Hammarström L, Lindblad-Toh K. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 30;10(7):e0133844. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133844. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(9):e0138405.
- The dog as a genetic model for immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency: identification of several breeds with low serum IgA concentrations. Olsson M, Frankowiack M, Tengvall K, Roosje P, Fall T, Ivansson E, Bergvall K, Hansson-Hamlin H, Sundberg K, Hedhammar A, Lindblad-Toh K, Hammarström L. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2014 Aug 15;160(3-4):255-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2014.05.010. Epub 2014 May 27.
- Clinical and histological characterization of multifocal, spontaneous, noninfectious alopecia in Norwegian puffin dogs (lundehunds). Bergvall KE, Shokrai A. Vet Dermatol. 2014 Apr;25(2):112-9, e31-2. doi: 10.1111/vde.12111.
- Sarcoids. Bergvall KE. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2013 Dec;29(3):657-71. doi: 10.1016/j.cveq.2013.09.002.
- A mutation in the SUV39H2 gene in Labrador Retrievers with hereditary nasal parakeratosis (HNPK) provides insights into the epigenetics of keratinocyte differentiation. Jagannathan V, Bannoehr J, Plattet P, Hauswirth R, Drögemüller C, Drögemüller M, Wiener DJ, Doherr M, Owczarek-Lipska M, Galichet A, Welle MM, Tengvall K, Bergvall K, Lohi H, Rüfenacht S, Linek M, Paradis M, Müller EJ, Roosje P, Leeb T. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(10):e1003848. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003848. Epub 2013 Oct 3.
- Genome-wide analysis in German shepherd dogs reveals association of a locus on CFA 27 with atopic dermatitis. Tengvall K, Kierczak M, Bergvall K, Olsson M, Frankowiack M, Farias FH, Pielberg G.
Michele Borgarelli is Doctor in Veterinary Medicine, graduate of the Veterinary School of Torino in 1989. Since 1990 he has developed cardiology, abdominal ultrasound and internal medicine training in Italy, Europe and the USA. From 1995 to 2007 he was temporary Professor and then Assistant Professor (internal medicine and cardiology) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Torino. From 2007 to 2012 he was Associate Professor of cardiology at Kansas State University. He is Professor of Cardiology and director of the Comparative Cardiovascular Laboratory at Virginia Tech, Virginia. Diplomate of the European College Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 1999, Dr. Borgarelli earned in 2005 his PhD in clinical sciences with a thesis on “Mitral Valve Disease in dogs”.
He is current president of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology (ESVC) .
Author of about 100 scientific publications. His research interests are on pathophysiology and therapy of chronic degenerative mitral valve disease in dogs.
Dr. Kathrin Busch graduated from the Ludwigs-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany in 2010.
While preparing her doctoral thesis about “acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome” she worked at the clinic of small animal medicine at the university of Munich.
After finishing her thesis she pursued a rotating internship, followed by a residency in internal medicine.
She became a European Specialist in Internal Medicine in 2018 (Diplomate ECVIM-CA Internal Medicine).
Since 2018 she has been senior physician at the Ludwigs-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany.
Her publication list consists of journal articles, research abstracts, case reports and a book chapter.
Her main interest is small animal gastroenterology.
Dr. Craig Clifford DVM, dip.ACVIM oncology, is a graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and received an MS degree in Animal Science/Virology from the University of Delaware.
After completing an internship and a medical oncology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology) in 2003.
He is a medical oncologist, Director of Clinical Studies and co-owner of Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
He is active in clinical research within a referral setting and serves as an advisory board member with both industry and non-profit foundations.
He is a renowned oncologist who has authored/co-authored over 60 papers and book chapters.
He is a frequent lecturer at major veterinary meetings in the USA and abroad.
Dr. Clifford has served on the VCS executive board, ACVIM Exam Rating Committee, Residency Training and Credentials Committee, Oncology Pathology Working Group, Co-chair of the Standards of Excellence in Residency Education Task Force and an Examiner for the Australian Scientist’s Oncology Specialty Exam.
Ronald Jan Corbee
Ronald Jan Corbee received his DVM degree from Utrecht University in December 2003. After several temporal positions in first line companion animal practice he was employed by Dierenkliniek 't Ossehoofd in Heerhugowaard, where he worked for 2 years as a veterinarian for companion animals. In December 2006 he opened his private practice, which he sold in 2016. He passed the board certifying exam in Veterinary Nutrition (Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition) in Zaragoza (Spain) in September 2011. He successfully defended his PhD (Nutrition and the skeletal health of dogs and cats) on the 28th of August 2014. In March 2013 he was awarded the University Teaching Qualification. At the moment he is employed as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University.
Federico Fracassi graduated in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) “cum laude” State University of Bologna. At the same Faculty he followed an internship. In 2005 he defended his PhD thesis. After the PhD he become a permanent staff member at the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences - University of Bologna (Italy) where at present is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and head of the unit of Internal Medicine. He completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland and gained his status of European Specialist in Internal Medicine in 2012 (Diplomate ECVIM-CA-internal medicine). Duties include patient care, education (to students, post graduate training and training of interns and residents) and research in internal medicine of companion animals, with special emphasis on endocrinology. He is the president of the European Society of Veterinary Endocrinology (ESVE), past-president of the Italian Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine (SIMIV), board member of the executive committee of the ECVIM-CA congress and editor of “Veterinaria”, a peer review journal. His publication list consists of journal articles, research abstracts, case reports and book chapters. He is co-editor, together with Edward Feldman and Mark Peterson of the book “Feline Endocrinology”, Edra, 2019. His main research focus is the field of small animal endocrinology.
María Ardiaca García, LV, acreAVEPA
Specialization: exotic pet deseases stream
Stream: Exotic pet deseases stream
Maria graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of the Complutense University of Madrid. Maria is accredited by the Spanish National Veterinary Association AVEPA, as an expert in the field of medicine of exotic animals. While studying at the university, she was an active member and president of the student association for the care of exotic and wild animals (AVAFES-Madrid). After completing her studies, she worked as a veterinarian at the O'Campiño Center attending fauna affected by the Prestige oil spill. After completing this work, she joined the veterinary team of the Veterinary Center Los Sauces in July 2003.
She is an active member of the AAV (Association of avian veterinarians), AEMV (Association of Exotic Mammals Veterinarians) and GMCAE-AVEPA, a group of medicine and surgery of exotic animals. He is currently a member of the scientific committee of GMCAE-AVEPA. As part of her professional activities, Maria regularly conducts advanced training courses for veterinarians interested in exotic pets medicine. She has authored numerous scientific presentations at national and international conferences, and scientific and educational papers and book chapters.
Co-author of the book Therapeutic Handbook of Exotic Animals.
Mary Ellen Goldberg
BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS–Lab Animal Medicine (Research Anesthesia), VTS–Physical Rehabilitation (OC)
Участие: «Симпозиум по боли»
Mary Ellen graduated from Harcum College and the University of Pennsylvania.
She worked at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Division of Animal Resources and for Research Scientists advising on their choices for anesthesia and pain management in their protocols.
She was a member of VCU’s IACUC for ten years.
She has been the instructor of Anesthesia and Pain Management at VetMedTeam, LLC since 2003.
She has been the Executive Secretary for the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) since 2008.
She is a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner through IVAPM. Mary Ellen is also a Surgical Research Anesthetist certified through the Academy of Surgical Research.
Currently, she is a staff member at the Canine Rehabilitation Institute, as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Veterinary Nurse. (CCRVN).
Mary Ellen has written several books, and contributed to numerous chapters regarding anesthesia, pain management and rehabilitation.
She speaks at national meetings on these topics and gives private CE to organizational groups.
Dr. Sonya G. Gordon
Associate Professor of Cardiology, Texas A&M University
Dr. Gordon is an Associate Professor of Cardiology at Texas A&M University.
She graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 1994 and earned her DVSc in Veterinary Cardiology from the same university in 1998.
Dr. Gordon became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 1999.
She is a Charter Fellow of the Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Sciences and Biomedical Devices at TAMU.
Dr. Gordon received the Richard H. Davis Teaching Award at TAMU in 2004 for excellence in teaching. Her research interests are: canine chronic degenerative valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, interventional cardiology and clinical studies.
Dr. DJ Haeussler grew up in the Cincinnati area as the son of Dr. David Haeussler, a small animal general practitioner.
Dr. Haeussler always wanted to be a veterinarian as he always heard the stories his father would tell when he got home from work. He finished his undergraduate work at The Ohio State University and then received his doctorate in 2006. He then went to New Jersey where he finished two internships at Garden State Veterinary Specialists and then returned to his alma mater, The Ohio State University to complete his residency. While at The Ohio State University for his residency, he completed a Master of Science degree and earned the top award for professional student research at Ohio State as well as the top resident award for professional research at the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) in 2010.
Dr. DJ Haeussler has been published in Veterinary Ophthalmology as well as Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. His publications have been referenced in the gold standard textbook, Veterinary Ophthalmology. Dr. DJ Haeussler has also published a photographic atlas to help better help veterinarians and veterinary technicians identify ophthalmic disease in dogs and is entitled Recognition of Canine Ocular Disease: A Photo Atlas, Volume 1. Dr. Haeussler has also served as a part-time ophthalmology consultant and clinician at Garden State Veterinary Specialists, in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Dr. Haeussler is a board certified diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO). Dr. Haeussler also serves on the ACVO Public Relations committee and is a member of the Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association Board of Trustees.
- DVM – Purdue, 1980
- Internship – University of Illinois 1980 – 81
- Private practice in South Bend, Indiana 1981 - 1985
- Resident in internal medicine – The Ohio State University 1985 - 88
- MS degree – OSU, 1990
- Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine) 1992
- Diplomate, ACVECC 1993
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. I have served as director or co-director of the Companion Animal Intensive Care Unit since 1988. Primary clinical and research interests include critical care and recognition and treatment of pain.
- Born 2/18/1956
- Married to Trudi Bowen, DVM
- I have one daughter from previous marriage (Alyssa) born 10/6/91, and two daughters with Trudi (Emma (born 10/21/04) and Olivia (born 7/12/2009).
Farming: My family and I are incipient organic farmers in Granville County, NC.
Bicycling: Until 2001 I was an amateur competitive cyclist; since then I simply ride when I can, about 5,000 miles per year, mostly recreational & commuter road riding.
Planetary astronomy: I have a couple of telescopes but will remain less active in this until my cycling legs give out.
BVSc Dip.ECAWBM(BM) CCAB FRCVS
Sarah qualified from Bristol University and spent four years in mixed general practice before setting up Behavioural Referrals Veterinary Practice in 1992.
In 2018 she was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contributions to the profession in recognition of her work in establishing Behavioural Medicine as a veterinary discipline. She is an RCVS and European Veterinary Specialist in Behavioural Medicine. Sarah is an External Lecturer in small animal behavioural medicine on the veterinary undergraduate courses at Liverpool University and the University of Surrey. She is a Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist under the ASAB accreditation scheme and registered as a Veterinary Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council. She sees clinical cases across North West England.
In 2002 Sarah became a Founding Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (formerly the ECVBM-CA) and served as President from 2002 to 2008. She served as Treasurer of the College from 2011 to 2017 and is currently the chair of the Behavioural Medicine Credentialing Committee. Sarah has a special interest in the interplay between emotional and physical illness in dogs and cats and particularly in the role of pain. She promotes the recognition of emotional health issues in companion animals and the role of the veterinary profession in safeguarding the welfare of animals in this context. Sarah lectures extensively, at home and abroad, on behavioural medicine and is an author, co-author and editor of several books including Behavioural Medicine for Small Animals and Feline Behavioural Health and Welfare, both published by Elsevier.
Dr. Leo Londoño graduated from University of Florida, college of veterinary medicine in 2011, then pursued a rotating medicine and surgery internship at Hollywood Animal Hospital in 2012.
Then, he completed his residency in emergency and critical care at University of Florida in 2015 and received his board certification from the American College of Emergency and Critical Care in 2016.
Since July 2015 Dr. Londono has been a clinical assistant professor of emergency and critical care and director of the hemodialysis unit at the University of Florida.
He received his certification in hemodialysis and extracorporeal blood purification techniques from UC Davis in 2018.
Dr. Londoño's research interests include renal and non-renal applications of extracorporeal blood purification techniques, endothelial and glycocalyx pathophysiology in the critically ill, and hospital acquired acute kidney injury (AKI).
He was born and raised in Colombia, and lectures internationally with a major focus in Latin-American countries where he brings his knowledge on critical care nephrology and has helped to set-up veterinary dialysis centers.
Education and professional career
- 1982 - 1987 — Studies of veterinary medicine: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Leipzig (Germany)
- 1987 - 1990 — Grand - research student - University of Leipzig
- 1990 — Dissertation thesis - University of Leipzig
- 2011 — Habilitation thesis - University of Leipzig
- 1995 - 2016 — Head of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Department for Small Animal Medicine, University of Leipzig
- 2011 - 2016 — Privatdozentur (comparable to Associate Professor) - University of Leipzig
- Since 2016 — Full professor (Universitäsprofessor) and head of the division Diagnostic Imaging, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (Austria)
- 1994 — Fachtierarzt für Radiologie (National specialization “Radiology“)
- 1998 — Diplomate European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI)
- 2001 — Fachtierarzt für Kleintiere“ (National specialization “Small animal medicine”)
- main interests: MRI and CT in small animals
- frequent contributor to continuous post graduate education
- author of about 100 scientific publications
- member of national and international scientific organisations and boards
Professor Emeritus, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVECC
Dr. Mathews graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1980 and subsequently obtained a DVSc in Small Animal Surgery and Board Certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (Diplomate ACVECC).
As the Chief of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, OVC 1989-2009, the President of the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care society 2002-2004 and Chair of the WSAVA Global Pain Council, Dr. Mathews is a valued lecturer and an accomplished author and has dedicated much of her career to improving pain management practices throughout veterinary practice.
Specialization: internal medicine, laboratory diagnostics, hematology
Participation: Laboratory Diagnostics
Studies and professional career:
At the moment, Head of Clinical Laboratory, leadership function in Internal and Dermatology services
Natasha Olby completed her veterinary degree at Cambridge University in the UK in 1991.
After a brief period spent in mixed general practice, she returned to Cambridge to complete a PhD in spinal cord injury and a surgical training. Following completion of her PhD and post-doctoral research, she moved to North Carolina State University to do a neurology/neurosurgery residency and she has stayed at NCSU as a faculty member since then. She is currently a professor of neurology/neurosurgery and holds the Dr. Kady M. Gjessing and Rhanna M. Davidson Distinguished Chair in Gerontology.
She is a past president of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Neurology specialty and has published over 100 scientific papers, as well as more than 35 book chapters serving as the co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology.
Her research interests are spinal cord injury, Chiari like Malformations and neurodegenerative diseases with a focus on aging of the nervous system. In all fields, her research uses clinical cases to generate translational data.
Francesco Porciello works as a Full Professor of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Perugia University where he is the Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
He spends the daily clinical activity in the Cardiology and Ultrasound service of the Hospital were he is mainly involved in Cardiology of dogs, cats and horses, abdominal echography in dogs and cats, ultrasound in oncology and in both cardiac and vascular Doppler examination. Moreover, he is particularly interested in research concerning clinical applications of electrocardiography, 24hr Holter electrocardiography, echocardiography, measurement of blood pressure in dogs and horses, also proposing innovative diagnostic techniques.
Francesco Porciello, over the last 10 years, has proposed and consolidated innovative echoguided techniques for interventional cardiology procedures (Pulmonic valvuloplasty, cor triatriatum dilation, PDA occlusion with ACDO and pacemaker implantation).
He participates to a research group called Italian Observatory for Feline HCM (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy), which collects clinical and epidemiological data on the disease that are the basis for the genetic improvement of the cat’s breeds.
Francesco Porciello participates also in the organization of the Veterinary Italian Observatory for Hereditary Heart Disease that is made with the aim of bringing together in a large database clinical information derived from the observation of dogs with congenital and / or hereditary heart disease. Recently he has got a research found from ENCI (National Kennel Club) for the study of the etiopathogenesis and epidemiology of dilated cardiomyopathy in the Dobermann.
He has served as a Referee for national journals (Ippologia; Veterinaria) as well as internationals (Journal of Veterinary Cardiology; Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine; Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials) and he published 150 works in Papers, book’s chapters and Conferences Communications Proceedings; 1 handbook of Electrocardiography, 1 of Echocardiography and 1 of Cardiology.
Dr. Radosta is a board certified veterinary behaviorist and owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service since 2006.
She lectures nationally and internationally for veterinarians, their staff and lay people. She has written book chapters for textbooks including Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat; Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult and Canine and Feline and Small Animal Pediatrics. She is the coauthor of From Fearful to Fear Free, out April 2018.
She has published scientific research articles in Journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science and The Veterinary Journal and written review articles for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Compendium, NAVC Clinician’s Brief and AAHA Newstat. She is the section editor for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. She serves on the Fear Free Executive Council and the AAHA Behavior Management Task Force.
She has been interviewed for many publications including Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, Palm Beach Post, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, Sun Sentinel, WebMD, AAHA trends, Real Simple, chewy.com, and AAHA News Stat. She has appeared on Lifetime television, Laurie Live, News Channel 25 (West Palm Beach, WPBF), Mitch Wilder's Amazing Pet Discoveries, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet, News Channel 10 (Miami, ABC), and Steve Dale's Pet Talk. She podcasts and teaches webinars for VetGirl and Dog Nerds.
Stefano Romagnoli graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pisa in 1982.
After completing his (mandatory) military service as a veterinary lieutenant (May 1983-Aug 1984) he was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Minnesota, where he completed a Master of Science Degree in Theriogenology in 1986.
He then returned to Italy, as an Assistant Professor (1987) and Associate Professor (1991) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Pisa, and then as a Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Padova in January 2001. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Animal Reproduction, has co/authored 51 papers in refereed journals and more than 230 papers in total including non-refereed journals, book chapters and scientific abstracts. His research interests originally focused on ruminant reproduction, but he subsequently switched to small animal reproduction which has been the object of his clinical and research activity for the last 30 years.
His scientific activity has a special focus on reproduction in cats, as he has served as President of the Italian Feline Practitioners Association (1993-1999) and President of the European Society of Feline Medicine (2000-2006).
He is keen in developing international relationships fostering collaborative research projects across countries and continents and advising foreign graduates. He has also been Secretary and then President of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation (EBVS, 2004-2008 and 2008-2010, respectively), President of the European College of Animal Reproduction (2011-2014) and has served as Secretary of the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE, 2004-2008).
Following his involvement with EBVS, EAEVE and ECAR he has developed and interest for quality assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate education in veterinary medicine.
He has been a team member or Chairperson or Coordinator of teams of experts assessing quality of undergraduate education in 14 veterinary schools in Europe and Asia.
Margie Scherk, DVM DipABVP (feline practice)
Margie graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1982.
In 1986 she opened Cats Only Veterinary Clinic in Vancouver, practicing there until 2008 when she retired from regular practice.
While in practice, she published several clinical trials, including the first paper on transdermal fentanyl patch in veterinary medicine.
She has written many book chapters, co-edits the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, has served extensively on committees with the AAFP, North American Vet Licensing Exam Board, Winn Feline Foundation, WSAVA and ABVP.
She is a Paw Project advocate, attempting to end declawing in Canada. She continues to assist colleagues with case management and enjoys teaching about all things feline, including improving interacting with cats, analgesia, nutrition, gastroenterology and kidney disease.
Bernard Seguin, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow - Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Seguin obtained his DVM from the University of Montr?al. He performed a small animal internship at the University of Illinois. He was in small animal general private practice before completing a Master's of Science and Small Animal Surgery Residency at Washington State University. He then went on to fulfill his Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Colorado State University. He was on Faculty at the University of California, Davis, and Oregon State University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology at the Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University.
Dr. Snyder (DVM, Dip. AVDC) is a Diplomat of the American Veterinary Dental College and Clinical Associate Professor and Residency Director of the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
He has been recognized as a Founding Fellow, AVDC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
After graduating from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine he completed residency training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Snyder has authored journal articles, textbook chapters and has lectured nationally and internationally.
He prides himself on the dental education he provides to students at the University of Wisconsin and the residents he has successfully mentored in the specialty.
Dr. Snyder's academic interests include: maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction, oral surgery, creating innovating techniques in veterinary dental education and improving techniques for regional anesthesia.
DVM, PhD, dip.ECVDI graduated with honor in Veterinary Medicine in 1998 from Parma University.
She worked for two years in a referring private practice in Italy.
In 2001 she started an alternate residency program in Diagnostic Imaging at the Royal Veterinary College of London, under the supervision of Christopher R. Lamb.
She integrated her residency with externship at Tufts, Penn, Utrecht, Liege, Uppsala and Bern Universities.
In 2008 she obtained the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI).
In 2009 she discussed her PhD thesis at the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging at Parma University.
Since 2008 she has been working with sport medicine experts on ultrasonography of the limbs in sportive dogs.
She has been the president of the Italian Society of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (SVIDI).
She has published on national and international Journal.
She has contributed to three books on Diagnostic imaging, one of them has been translated in English.
She is a frequent contributor to continuous post graduate education (CPD) in Italy and around the world.
She works in private practice in Italy as a specialist in Diagnostic Imaging and as a consultant for Antech Imaging Service and Mylav.
Dr. Ernie Ward is an internationally recognized veterinarian known for his work in the areas of general small animal practice, long-term medication monitoring, special needs of senior dogs and cats and pet obesity. He has authored three books, including “Chow Hounds: Why Our Dogs Are Getting Fatter.”
Dr. Ward has been a frequent guest on numerous television programs and served as the resident veterinarian for the “Rachel Ray Show” for over seven years.
Dr. Ward is the founder of Seaside Animal Care, a National Practice of Excellence Award-winning small animal veterinary clinic and DogGone Healthy, a practice dedicated to nutritional, behavioral and integrative care in Calabash, North Carolina. Dr. Ward has authored and been featured in more than 100 practice management and medical journal articles and is a 1992 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Ward also provides consulting services for private and corporate veterinary businesses through his company, E3 Management.
He was awarded the Speaker of the Year award for both the North American Veterinary Conference and Western Veterinary Conference and has spoken at every major North American veterinary conference as well as in Europe, South America, and China, and has been a guest lecturer at most US veterinary schools.
He established the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention in 2005 and is a founding member of VetPartners and the International Veterinary Senior Care Society.
He has also completed multiple Ironman triathlons and has been a Certified Personal Trainer and USA Triathlon accredited coach.
Dr. Gowri Yale
Stream: Infectious and Invasive Diseases.
Dr. Gowri Yale is a Veterinarian with a MS in Veterinary Public Health and a PhD in Rabies Epidemiology, Diagnostics and Immune response.
She has worked with animal shelters, Veterinary research institutes, been in small animal practice and a successful entrepreneur previously. Gowri started as the Scientific and Technical Manager for Mission Rabies – India from September 2016. She manages surveillance and rabies diagnostics aspects of the Goa Govt – Mission Rabies project in India. She coordinates research activities of Mission Rabies in Goa involving, epidemiology, oral bait vaccine, gene sequencing and seroconversion studies. She also corresponds with the Government of Goa, manages grant arrangements, and lobbies for ongoing and expanded partnerships.
PhD, founder of School of Applied Ethology (Israel)
Sofya graduated from Moscow State University, Russia, with Master Thesis on Horse Behavior at 2003. She completed her PhD on Human-Animal Interactions at 2011 (animals objects are dogs, cows and horses). After working at Moscow State University (2005-2008), A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution (2008-2010) she moved to Israel and joined the Department of Behavioral Science at Ariel University (2014-2015). Having interest to genomic mutations affecting behavior she worked at Bioinformatics Research Centre of Evolutionary Department at Haifa University (2015-2017). Throughout all of her career in science she practiced as an animal behavior consultant (since 2004).
In 2012 Sofya established the School of Applied Ethology (Israel), a company that provides education and facilitates requests for consultations in various countries and cities (mostly in Russian language). The additional stream of the SAE is to provide flexible, local-scale, solution-driven research projects focused on animal rescue and adoption, hereditary behavioural deviations and communication of animals with humans and technologies. Sofya was a member of organizing committee of the workshop “FarmJam 2017: Designing Enrichment for Farm Animals” on Animal Computer Interaction Conference, Milton Keynes, UK, 2017 and she serves as an Academic Reviewer in the field of Animal Computer Interaction on such conferences as ACI, HCI, NordiCHI, CHI Play (since 2016). She is an author of 20 scientific publications, over 300 popular science articles and 1 book.
Veterinary dermatologist, diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (the Estonian University of Life Sciences)
Since 1995, Dr. Belova has been working as a veterinary practitioner, and she has devoted 13 recent years exclusively to dermatology.
Her key patients are dogs and cats, more rarely – horses and other animals.
Since 2005, she has been a Dermatology speaker of the Estonian University of Life Sciences, teaching Clinical Dermatology to graduate students.
In 2007–2011, she took a residency program in the European College of Veterinary Dermatology in the University of Zurich, successfully passed the examination and became a certified dermatology specialist.
She is a member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology, a member of the International Society of Veterinary Dermatopathology, a Member of the Estonian Small Animal Veterinary Association.
She participates actively in continuous education programs, providing training to trainees from Estonia, Russia and Baltic countries in the clinic.
To date, she has prepared and given more than 70 dermatology lectures and master classes in the Russian, English and Estonian languages.
The professional interests are patients with atopic dermatitis, histopathology, clinical photography.
Speaker of NVC2013, NVC2014, NVC2016.
Ilya Oleinik, Intensivist, the Zoolux veterinary clinic, Kiev
Specialization: Intensive care, infectious diseases
Professional interests: intensive and emergency care, viral and bacterial infections.
Education - the National University of Bioresources and Natural Resources Use of Ukraine, Kyiv. Speciality - a veterinary doctor.
Since 2018 - an intensive and emergency care specialist, the Zoolux veterinary clinic (Kiev).
An active participant of seminars and conferences. A speaker of the Ukrainian Veterinary Conference and the Veterinary Intensive Care School.
An organizer of training programs for assistants and technicians.
Veterinary doctor, the Eurovet veterinary clinic, the Labovet laboratory, Lvov.
Stream: Infectious and Invasive Diseases.
Education: the Kharkov State Zootechnical Veterinary Academy
Since 2011 — a veterinary practitioner.
A post-graduate student of the Parasitology Department of the Kharkov State Zootechnical Veterinary Academy.
A frequent participant of conferences and seminars in the Ukraine.
A participant of the ESDA congress 6th European Dirofilaria and Angiostrongylus Days, Belgrade, 2018
Since 2017 — a speaker of workshops and conferences for breeders and veterinary doctors on small animal parasitology.
An author of articles on small animal protozoal diseases and pulmonary helminthiases in Ukrainian periodicals
Veterinary doctor, the Haabersti veterinary clinic, Tallinn, Estonia
Specialization: infectious and internal cat diseases
Participation: Cat Diseases
The founder and president of the Estonian Felinological Association
A member of international felinological societies – ISFM, FAB, Cornell Feline Health Center, AAFP, a representative of the Baltic states in FVF, a member of ISCAID (the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases)
Her specialization started in 1997 when she was working with the FELIX international cat lovers club.
Infectious cat diseases were of the greatest interest, and Dr. Sjakovskaja started her research of these diseases in the Estonian feline population. Later she studied blood parasites of cats (hemotropic mycoplasmas), toxoplasmosis, bartonellosis with Michael Lappin (Colorado, USA) and Severine Tasker (Bristol, UK).
Participation in congresses and conferences:
- 2002 – 2013 – the congresses of IFSM, the International Society of Feline Medicine
- 2009 – Cornell Feline Health Center; the annual feline health symposium, Ithaca, USA
- 2010, 2012 – ISCAID conferences for specialists in Infectious Diseases, Toulouse, France, and San Francisco, USA
- 2013 – the 2nd World Cat Congress, Barcelona, Spain
- In 2002 she took practical training in the SE Veterinary Hospital, Portland, OR, USA.
- 2010 and 2012 – the Baltic Forum
- 2012 – the Reproduction section of the Moscow Veterinary Congress
- 2012 – the Ural infectious cat diseases veterinary conferences, Ekaterinburg
- 2012 – the annual workshop on infectious cat diseases in Crimea, Sevastopol, Ukraine
- 2012 – “A new look on reproduction of dogs and cats”, Kiev, Ukraine
When Dr. Syatkovskaya is not working or studying, she likes to spend time with her family. She has a 15-year-old daughter and a 7-year-old son.
She has 5 dogs – 3 wire-haired dachshunds and 2 Central Asian shepherd dogs.
Dr. Syatkovskaya was the speaker and head of the Cat Diseases section of NVC2013, NVC2014, NVC2015, NVC2016, NVC2017.
The topics of her speeches as NVC 2013 and 2014 were:
- An overview of diagnostic tests used by a general practitioner for diagnosis of infectious cat diseases
- Interpretation of in-clinic results and laboratory test results
- Feline Infectious Peritonitis – diagnostic pitfalls
- How I treat a cat with acute / persistent vomiting
- Feline leukaemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus infections. Diagnosis. Interpretation of test results. Maintenance of infected animals
- In-practice testing. Laboratory testing. An interactive discussion of cat infection diagnosis options
- Infectious anaemias in cats
- Organization of clinic visits comfortable for cats. What is to be known and done?
- Early spaying / neutering
- Idiopathic cystitis in cats
Head of the Intensive Care Department, the Zoolux chain of veterinary clinics, Kiev, Ukraine.
Specialization: intensive care, anaesthesiology.
Participation: Intensive Care, Management and Nurses
Professional interests: intensive and critical care, anaesthesiology.
Dr. Yakimchuk graduated from the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, speciality – Veterinary Doctor.
In 2014, he became head of the Intensive and Emergency Care Unit of the Zoolux veterinary clinic (Kiev). Since 2016, he has been Deputy Chief Doctor.
He is an active participant of workshops and conferences. He attended the ECVEEC conferences in Lyon (France) in 2015 and in Ljubljana (Slovenia) in 2016. He completed practical training on the basis of the Environmental Management University of Wroclaw in 2015 (Poland) and in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
He organizes educational programs for technicians, resident doctors and doctors working in his area of specialization.
He is a member of EVECCS and VECCS.
Business coach, marketing specialist, founder of the Corporate Online Institute, service manager of the Klyk+ veterinary clinics, Perm.
Specialization: personnel training, service quality assessment, standards development, negotiations, marketing mix (4P, 7P).
Participation: the Customer Service stream.
Bachelor of Social Science (Perm State Technical University, Perm), 2012 - Master of Marketing, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Perm.
2007 - 2012 - Promotion consultant, the advertising agency of Procter&Gamble.
2012 - 2014 - Corporate coach in the Vipaks company specializing in video surveillance systems.
2014 - Opening of the Corporate Online Institute. Collaboration with veterinary clinics such as Artemida Plus, Yoshkar Ola, Klyk Plus, Perm, Aibolit Plus, Moscow, Medvet, Moscow.
The main advantage is personnel training based on empathy, creation of added value, trust with respect to the client and care with respect to the patient.
Hobbies: rabbits, travel, the Spanish language and underwater snorkelling.
Chief doctor, the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin, Moscow; PhD in Veterinary Science; full member of AOVet, an international association of traumatologists; associate professor of the Veterinary Surgery Department.
Specialization: traumatology, neurosurgery, neurology.
Education and work experience:
1999-2004 - the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
2004-2006 - assistant and post-graduate student of the Veterinary Surgery Department, the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
2008 - to present - associate professor of the Veterinary Surgery Department, the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
2008-2010 - veterinary doctor, the Veterinary Center of the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
2010 - to present - the chief doctor of the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin.
Dr. Akimov has about 10 published scientific works in veterinary traumatology and neurosurgery.
He is a frequent speaker of veterinary surgery academic conferences.
He is teacher of the osteosynthesis basic level and advanced level training courses for veterinary doctors provided within the scope of the educational program of the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin.
April 2014 – training at an AOvet Course – Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management, Zagreb, Croatia.
October 2014 – training at an AOvet Course – Advances in Small Animal Fracture Management, Leeds, United Kingdom.
The PhD thesis theme: Surgical correction of unstable thoracolumbar injury in dogs.
Senior anaesthesiologist – critical care veterinary doctor, head of the Surgery Department and the ICU, the Svoi Doctor chain of veterinary clinics, Moscow.
Specialization: intensive and critical care, surgery.
Participation: Cats diseases.
In 2005, Dr. Atanasova graduated with honours from the Agrarian Faculty of the RUDN University, speciality – Veterinary Medicine.
In 2003 – 2005, she was working as a veterinary assistant of the Anaesthesiology Department in the Biocontrol veterinary clinic.
In 2006 – 2011, she worked in private practice.
In 2011 – 2015, she started to work as an anaesthesiology specialist and then became head of the Anaesthesiology, Critical and Intensive Care Departments of the Rehabilitation Veterinary Center and the Lebedi (“Swans”) chain of veterinary clinics.
In 2014 – 2015, she worked as an anaesthesiology and critical care specialist of S.A. Yagnikov’s VetProfAlliance Center for Veterinary Surgery.
At present, Dr. Atanasova is working with A.V. Chernov as an anaesthesiologist in projects of the VESK Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy School.
In May 2015, she joined the team of the Svoi Doctor chain of veterinary clinics.
Continuous Education Courses:
In 2005, within the scope of undergraduate training, she took 3 weeks’ practical training in specifics of anaesthesia in horses in the Domӓne Tiereklinik Karthaus veterinary clinic (Doctor Viktor Baltus) in Germany.
In 2013, she took 2 months’ practical training in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, working in departments of anaesthesiology, intensive care and cardiology.
In 2014, she took 3-week individual practical training in specifics of anaesthesia of lions in Longleat Safari Park in the UK under Jonathan Cracknell’s supervision.
In 2015, in addition to experience with lions, she got experience with Pacific walruses.
Seminars and conferences:
She lectures and provides practical training in anaesthesiology for young professionals. In 2015, she was a lecturer in the joint project of the Svoy Doctor chain of veterinary clinics and the Innovative Veterinary Centre of the Moscow Veterinary Academy “Anaesthesiology – from simple to complex”.
Anaesthesiologist – Intensive Care Veterinary Doctor, PhD in Veterinary Scienc.
Specialization: anaesthesiology, emergency and intensive care, diagnostic imaging.
Participation: Intensive Care
Practical training and education:
Since 2012 to present, he has been a member of the AVA (the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists).
Chief doctor, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic in the Strogino district, Moscow (the Belyi Klyk veterinary group). Veterinary doctor, endocrinologist.
Dr. Belenson was born in 1975 in Primorsky settlement of Khasansky district of Primorsky Krai.
From 1992 to 1998, he studied at the Veterinary-Sanitary Department of the Moscow State University of Applied Biotechnology (MSUAB).
He has been working in the Belyi Klyk veterinary group since 1999. In 2001, he started to work as an anaesthesiologist in surgery teams.
Approximately at the same time he became interested in veterinary endocrinology. He has achieved certain success in this area. He managed to streamline diagnosis of endocrine system diseases of dogs and cats and gained experience in treatment of diabetes mellitus, Cushing syndrome, hypothyroidism, Addison disease and some other endocrine disorders.
One of his priorities is to XXX surgical treatment of the Cushing syndrome in dogs.
Dr. Belenson is involved in preparation of workshops conducted by the Society of Veterinary Surgery. He takes part in the annual Moscow Veterinary Congress as a speaker. His professional interests include endocrinology of companion animals.
Veterinary cardiologist, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: Сardiology, Management
Dr. Bokaroyv loved animals since childhood, so he chose the profession of a veterinary doctor with great pleasure.
In 2000, he finished lyceum school No. 1158, became a student of the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of the Moscow State University of Applied Biotechnology and graduated with honors in 2005.
In 2003, he began to work in the university veterinary clinic.For three years, he was a clinical diagnosis teacher in his university and participated in research.
In 2006, he took an advanced training course in Cardiology in RUDN University.
In 2004 – 2013, he worked in the Asvet veterinary clinic, where his career progressed from a veterinary assistant role to the director for development role.
Since 2007, he has been working as a cardiologist in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
He is a speaker of national and international conferences, workshops and practical masterclasses.
Maria Bondareva, Veterinary Dermatologist, the Kotonai chain of veterinary clinics, St. Petersburg
Member of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Society, ESVD
In 2009, Dr. Bondareva graduated with honors from the Institute of Veterinary Medicine of the Novosibirsk State Agrarian University.
In 2010, she started to work as a general practitioner of the leading clinics of St. Petersburg.
Since 2013, she has been working as a dermatology specialist.
She takes an active part in conferences, master classes of the international level as a participant and speaker.She is a member of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Society and ESVD.
Veterinary doctor of the Anaesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Unit, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: intensive care.
Participation: Intensive Care.
In 2010, Dr. Vasechkina graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin
In 2007, she started to work in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic as a veterinary assistant.
In 2010, she became a resident doctor of the intensive and emergency care unit of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Since 2012, she has been working as a doctor of the intensive and emergency care unit.
Veterinary doctor, the Diagnostic Imaging Department, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: diagnostic imaging
Participation: the master class on ultrasound-guided biopsy
Dr. Vidyanova was born in Potsdam, Germany.
In 2003, she graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin. In the same year, she took a training course in diagnostic ultrasound organized by the Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Society of the Russian Small Animal Veterinary Association.
In 2005, she took a continuous education course “Sonographic diagnosis of medical emergencies, illnesses and injuries in paediatric surgery” in the Moscow Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery Research Institute.
In 2009, she took a continuous education diagnostic ultrasound course based on master classes of the continuous education school.
In 2011, she took a training course at Karl Storz VetEndoSchool.
In 2012, she took practical training in endoscopy in the Endovet veterinary clinic in Kurgan.
She frequently attends annual congresses, conferences and master classes.
Since 2010, she has been working in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Head of the Nephrology Department, the Svoy Doctor veterinary clinic, the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin, PhD in Veterinary Medicine, veterinary nephrologist, Moscow.
Specialization: nephrology, urology, cat diseases.
In 2011, Dr. Voytova graduated with honours from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, speciality – Veterinary Medicine.
From September 2011 to 2014, she was a PhD student of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Surgery of Animals of the Agrarian Faculty of the RUDN University.
On 18.12.2014, she defended her PhD thesis in Veterinary Medicine “The clinical and morphological substantiation of the use of phosphate binders in cats with chronic kidney disease".
Continuous education and teaching activities:
A frequent participant of major veterinary conferences, a participant and a speaker of veterinary nephrology and urology events.
Director General, Digital.Tools, a rational marketing agency.
20 years in internet marketing.
Member of the Runet Rating award panel in the SEO nomination. A speaker on SEO for Netology.
The author of his own SEO course.
One of the top 70 leading SEO experts according to TexTerra, a content marketing agency.
A speaker of the conferences RIW, AllInTop, EMF, Baltic Digital Days, Cybermarketing, SmartFox, Studio F1 etc. One of the top 3 speakers of the digital industry according to Aspeak.ru. The top 2 position in the voting results of the Seo.Msk community in the SEO Frontman nomination.
The top 1 internet marketing conference speaker according to Netpeak.
The 11th place among the most frequently mentioned marketing experts in media according to secretmag.ru.
The author of articles and comments published in Kommersant, Vedomosti, Izvestiya, Mediametrix, CMS Magazine, Texterra, Madcats, Cossa, Rusbase and others.
A father of 3 daughters. An online marketing guru. A pastor of a personal effectiveness sect. The lord of business processes. A modest person with a sense of humor.
Dr. Vysokhikh is a leading veterinarian doctor of the Moscow Zoo, and she treats exotic animals in the Bely Klyk veterinary clinic.
Specialization: diseases of wild and exotic animals
Participation: Exotic Animals Diseases
She decided to enter the RUDN University to become a veterinary doctor suddenly, to keep company to her friends in the riding group.
As a fifth-year student, she started to work in the Unior (Junior) veterinary clinic as an assistant. After graduation from the RUDN University in 2003, she started to work in the same clinic as a doctor and chose treatment of exotic animals as her specialization.
Since 2003, she has also been working in the Moscow Zoo.
Every year, she improves her knowledge and skills in the field of treatment of zoo and exotic animals going to Europe and the USA for practical training (the Bronx Zoo, New York, the San Francisco, San Diego, Omaha Zoos).
In 2010, she took a training course in endoscopy in Kurgan from Dr. A. Chernov.
Every year, she gives speeches at the International Veterinary Congress in Moscow in the Exotic Animals stream. She gives lectures to owners of exotic pets.
She is a regular participant of annual conferences of the EAZW and AAZV.
Her most favourite patients are ferrets. Her favourite professional field is surgery.
In her free time, she practices yoga and target shooting, studies Spanish and pottery.
Her dream is peace and harmony.
Veterinary dermatologist, Dr. Sotnikov’s veterinary clinic, St. Petersburg
- 2005 – the Institute of Veterinary Medicine, the Omsk State Agrarian University (with honors). Speciality - veterinary doctor, specialization - small animal diseases.
- 2011 – practical training in the Belyi Klyk clinic (Moscow)
- 2015 – Anna Gerke’s master class in cytology; Level 1, Svetlana Belova’s Veterinary Dermatology School, the University of Tartu, Estonia; the Basic dermatology course of UralBioVet.
- 2016 – Level 2, the Veterinary Dermatology School.
- A frequent participant of NVC, the Moscow International Veterinary Congress, national and international dermatology conferences.
- 2017 - A veterinary dermatology course of Dr. Sotnikov’s continuous education school
- 2017, 2018 - the Zudanet conference, Tallinn
2017 - the White Nights conference
A speaker of dermatology webinars for veterinary professionals and pet owners
- 2006-2014 – general practitioner, veterinary clinics of St. Petersburg
- Since 2015 – a veterinary dermatologist, Dr. Sotnikov’s clinic
Veterinary doctor, surgeon, endoscopic surgeon
Head of the surgery department of the Biocontrol veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: endoscopy and endoscopic surgery, traumatology, neurology.
Participation: Workshop - Surgical treatment of the patient with Upper Airway Obstruction.
From 2002 to 2005, Dr. Golub was studying in the veterinary college and graduated with the Veterinary Nurse degree.
From 2006 to 2010, he was studying in the Stavropol State Agrarian University and graduated with the Veterinary Doctor degree.
From 2006 to 2008, he worked as a veterinary assistant in the Zoovet veterinary center.
Since 2008, he has been working in Colibri veterinary clinic.
Since 2005 to present he has been a frequent participant of veterinary congresses and master classes, since 2012, he has been participating in veterinary conferences as a speaker.
In 2010 - 2012, he took practical training in endoscopy, endoscopic surgery and arthroscopy in the Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy School.
In December 2011, he took practical training in advanced laparascopy, thorascopy and arthroscopy in the USA.
Since 2012, he has been working in the surgery unit of the Biocontrol veterinary clinic.
Veterinary surgeon, the BEST veterinary clinic, Novosibirsk
Specialization: orthopaedics, neurology, neurosurgery
Dr. Gorshkov is a member of ESVN, AO/ASIF.
He took a training course “Basics of functionally stable osteosynthesis with use of LC-DCP plates in small animals” under the leadership of Professor S.A. Yagnikov.
He is a certified specialist in use of TTA surgery for treatment of anterior cruciate ligament ruptures. In 2013, he took a two months internship in neurology in the Jaggy Praha clinic (Prague) under the supervision of Petra Šrenka. In 2013, he took practical training in the 8th Neuro-Oncology Department of the National Medical Research Neurosurgery Center named after Academician N. N. Burdenko, Moscow. In 2010, he participated in the 35th WSAVA Congress in Geneva (Switzerland).
Dr. Gorshkov has several publications. He makes speeches on neurology and orthopaedics at conferences.
His scientific interests are osteointegrated prosthesis, conservative surgery.
Full member of IAABC (International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants, certified by Shelter Behaviour Affiliate IAABC(SBA)).
Dog behaviour specialist, head of “Not Just Dogs” - the fund for harmonization of animals and society.
Participation: Behavioural Medicine
Practical training abroad:
Veterinary neuropathologist, head of the Neuropathology Department, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
In 2000, Dr. Dubovitskaya graduated with honours from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin
Since 1999, she has been working in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
She is a member of ESVN (the European Society of Veterinary Neurology). She attends international conferences of EVSN, WVC, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Since 2001, Dr. Dubovitskaya has been annually participating in the Moscow International Veterinary Congress as a speaker.
Since 2003, she has been specializing in veterinary neurology.
Since 2005, she has been actively using electroencephalography in veterinary practice. She took a training course in computer electroencephalography at the Neurosoft Scientific Production Association.
Since 2006, she has been an active participant and organizer of master classes in neurology, spine surgery, neurocritical care of the Eduvet continuous education school in Russia.
Her current spheres of interests in neurology are anticonvulsant therapy, electroencephalography, therapy of inflammatory chronic diseases of the nervous and neuromuscular system, myasthenia.
Director of the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K. Skryabin, Moscow.
Co-owner and manager of the chain of veterinary clinics Svoi Doctor, Moscow.
In 2010, Peter Ershov graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Moscow Veterinary Academy.
In 2002, he began to work as a researcher at the All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standartization of Medicinal Products and Food for Animals and a veterinary doctor in Moscow clinics.
From 2004 to 2011, he was the chief doctor of the Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K. Skryabin.
In 2012, he received a second degree in Management.
Since 2011, he has been a co-owner and manager of the chain of veterinary clinics Svoi Doctor.
Since 2015, he has been the director of the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K. Skryabin.
He is the organizer of educational programs of the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy; the author of scientific articles on veterinary management; a veterinary business franchiser.
Veterinary doctor, the Diagnostic Imaging Department, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: diagnostic imaging
Participation: Diagnostic Imaging
In 2008, Dr. Imbert graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin, speciality – Veterinary Medicine.
In 2009, she took a continuous education course in diagnostic ultrasound at the Federal State Budgetary Enterprise the Moscow Research and Development Institute of Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery of the Federal Agency for Hi-Tech Medical Care..
In 2011, she took a continuous education course in small animal diagnostic ultrasound in the Belyi Klyk Veterinary Clinic.
In 2012, she took a training course in small animal reproduction in the Belyi Klyk Veterinary Clinic.
Since 2013, she has been working in the Diagnostic Imaging Department of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Dr. Imbert is a frequent participant of veterinary congresses and master classes.
She has a non-pedigree cat Kiryusha.
Veterinary doctor, reproductive specialist, director, the Colibri Veterinary Center, Dolgoprudny, the Moscow region
In 2004, Dr. Kadochnikova graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Ogarev Mordovia State University.
She worked with cynological kennels, mostly in the field of reproduction in dogs.
In 2008, she opened the Colibri veterinary clinic in Dolgoprudny, the Moscow region.
For the last 6 years, she has been specializing in small animal reproduction. She participates in international small animal reproduction congresses. In 2010, she took a training course in reproduction in the European Veterinary School for Advanced Study in Zurich, took training in artificial insemination and canine semen bank management in University of Giessen. She took practical training in the Reproduction Department of the Alfort Veterinary School (Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d`Alfort, CERCA) in Paris under the supervision of Alan Fontbonne.
She is a member of the European Veterinary Society of Small Animal Reproduction.
In 2010, she established Russia’s first canine semen bank and the veterinary reproduction clinic based on the Colibri veterinary center.
She is a speaker and head of the Reproduction Section of NVC.
The subjects of the speeches at NVC 2013 and NVC 2014:
“Uterine Diseases in Dogs. Nosology, diagnosis and treatment algorithms”;
“Physiology of the feline reproductive system. Feline reproduction control, contraception”
Research technician, the Gene and Cell Technology Laboratory of the Biochemistry Department, the Fundamental Medicine Faculty, Moscow State University
Specialization: immunological tolerance, autoimmune diseases
Participation: Intensive Care
A two-fold winner of the International Biology Universiade of the Biology Faculty of Moscow State University.
The winner of the 5th All-Russian Student’s Pharmacy Olympics.
A promoter of science, took training in the second group of the Evolution Fund Speakers School.
Economist, Customer Experience management expert.
A project manager in such areas as NPS, mystery consumer, moments of truth, clients’ personal loyalty in Raiffeisenbank, Citibank.
The founder and co-owner of the company Think Like the Client.
The development of the business game Technomagic of Impressions.
The head of the Customer experience management department of the Corporate Communications Faculty of the Open European Academy for Economics and Politics (Prague).
The author of the book The Kaleidoscope of Customer Experiences.
The author and speaker of the distant training program The Strategy of Impressions at Moscow Business School.
Veterinary surgeon, head of the MRI Department, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: surgery, traumatology, orthopaedics, vertebrology, MRI.
Dr. Karelin was born in Moscow in 1973.
He finished a secondary school.
During his studies, he was particularly interested in chemistry, biology and phisical training.
After school, he entered the Moscow Institute of High Chemical Technologies, but in two years, he realized that chemical production is not what he would like to do in life.
In 1992, he entered and in 1997 he graduated with honours from the Moscow University of Applied Biotechnology.
When he was a third-year student, he started to take practical training in the Biocontrol veterinary clinic, where under the guidance of Professor V. N. Mitin he mastered the principles of veterinary medicine and skills of a surgeon - he received “a second education”.
Since he was a student, he has been taking an active part in veterinary congresses, he was publications in specialized and popular science journals.
Since 1998, he has been working as a surgeon in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic. He carries out research in veterinary traumatology and orthopaedics.
Since 2002, he has been a vice-president of the Russian Surgery Society.
He teaches young specialists and manages professional training of orthopaedic surgeons. He conducts master classes, delivers lectures, takes an active part in international veterinary congresses as a speaker.
Veterinary dermatologist, the Doctor Vet veterinary clinic, Ryazan
Specialization: dermatology, endocrinology
In 2006, Dr. Karyaeva graduated with honors from the Ryazan State Agrotechnical University specializing in Veterinary Medicine, and later took a post graduate course there.
In 2010, she defended her PhD thesis in Physiology and worked as a university teacher for some time.
In 2012, she fully dedicated herself to practitical activities with a focus on treatment of small animals.
She got interested in dermatology in 2013, when she attended lectures of Ekaterina Kuznetsova and took practical training in the Dermatology Department of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic (Moscow) several times.
In 2013, she studied in the Summer Veterinary Dermatology School of Svetlana Belova (Tartu).
In 2017, she took a training course and practical training in endocrinology in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic under the guidance of Dr. Maxim Belenson.
She participates in veterinary conferences, workshops and master classes on a regular basis, and gives a lot of time to self education.
PhD in Veterinary Science, veterinary radiography specialist, head of the Radiology Department, the Svoy Doсtor veterinary group
Specialization: radiography and computed tomography.
Participation: Cats diseases and Oncology.
In 2008, Dr. Kemelman graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K. I. Skryabin. In the same year, he joined a post-graduate course at the RUDN University. For five years, he worked as a veterinary radiologist in the Biology and Veterinary Medicine Center of the RUDN University. In 2013, he defended his PhD thesis on use of computed tomography in the diagnosis of spinal cord diseases in dogs. Dr. Kemelman is the author and co-author of more than 20 research papers and publications on use of computered tomography in small animal veterinary medicine.
His scientific interests are radiography and computered tomography, contrast-enhanced examinations in radiography and CT-guided biopsy of internal organs, pulmonary diseases.
Veterinary cardiologist, head of the Cardiology Department, the Belyi Klyk Veterinary Clinic, Moscow, president of the Society of Veterinary Cardiology.
- In 1993, Dr. Komolov graduated from the Veterinary Academy.
- In 1992, he started to work as a general practitioner.
- In 1998, he pursued specialization in anaesthesiology and intensive care.
- Since 1999, he has been specializing in small animal cardiology.
- He has been working in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic since its foundation.
- In 2002, he established and headed the Society of Veterinary Cardiology. He is a member of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology.
He is head of the Cardiology Department of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
He is a frequent speaker at various veterinary conferences and master classes held in Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Bulgaria.
He regularly holds small animal cardiology CE courses, he has trained 80 doctors in 9 groups.
For many years, he has been an organizer of the annual conference of veterinary specialists.
He is a winner of the Golden Scalpel award in the nomination “The Speaker of the Year”.
Veterinary ophthalmologist, the Belanta veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging.
In 2002, Dr. Konstantinovsky graduated with honours from the Gorky State Agrarian University.
Alpine skiing, mountain climbing.
PhD, chief doctor, the AS Vet veterinary clinic, Novosibirsk, head of the Department of Science and Education, the VetUnion veterinary laboratory, Moscow
Specialization: parasitology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology
Participation: Infectious and Invasive Diseases, Cat Diseases
Dr. Konyaev was a university teacher of histology, biology and basics of ecology, veterinary parasitology, veterinary and sanitary expertise and ecology of parasite species for 12 years. He regularly works with specialists of Asahikawa Medical University (Japan) on problems of zoonotic parasitic diseases.
- The Institute of Veterinary Medicine of the Novosibirsk State Agrarian University
- The Summer School, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine (USA)
- A post-graduate course, the Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr. Konyaev is one of the most sought after speakers on veterinary parasitology of dogs and cats in Russia.
His activities have been supported by reputable scientific foundations:
- Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
- 2010-2013 Studies in Representatives of the Genus Echinococcus and the Genus Taenia, Molecular Identification and Coevolution
- The grants of the Novosibirsk Mayor’s Office
- Parasitic Diseases in Zoo Animals
- Prevalence of Giardiasis in Domestic Canivores in Novosibirsk, with M. Bortsova
- A grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research “Origin and Molecular Evolution of Cestodes and Nematodes – Parasites of Humans and Domestic Animals”
- Secretary of the Novosibirsk Branch of the Society of Parasitologists
- President of the Society of Veterinary Infectionists
- Winner of the Golden Scalpel award of the Russian Small Animal Veterinary Association in the nomination “For Professionalism”, 2012
The sphere of knowledge and interests are not confined to pets and cover wild carnivores, too. The results of research findings have been published in various national and international journals.
Veterinary dentist, chief doctor, the Radenis veterinary clinic, Zelenograd.
Participation: the Dentistry stream.
In 1997, Dr. Kornilova graduated from the Moscow Academy of Applied Biotechnology.
She worked in veterinary clinics of Moscow and the Moscow region.
In the recent years, veterinary stomatology has been her area of interest.
She is a member of the European Veterinary Dental Society; a frequent participant of the European Veterinary Dental Forum and educational events dedicated to veterinary dentistry in Russia.
At present she is the chief doctor of the Radenis veterinary clinic in Zelenograd.
Veterinary doctor of the Intensive and Emergency Care Unit, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: anaesthesiology, intensive care
Participation: Intensive Care, Management, Customer Service and Nurses.
In 2009, Dr. Krasnova graduated from the RUDN University, speciality – Veterinary Medicine. As a student, she started working in the Zoovet veterinary center, first as assistant, then as a rehabilitation therapist, and after graduation – as an anaesthesiologist. Later, for one year, she was the head of the Anaesthesiology Department of the Zoovet veterinary center. In 2013, she worked as the chief doctor in the branch of the MedVet veterinary clinic in Vernadsky Prospect. Since 2014, she has been working as a veterinary doctor of the Intensive and Emergency Care Unit of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
She has been a speaker of conferences of the Zoovet veterinary center, the Moscow Veterinary Congress, anaesthesiology conferences of the Biocontrol veterinary clinic, the National Veterinary Conference, the Volga Veterinary Society, internal seminars of clinics in various cities of Russia (Kazan, Belgorod, Yoshkar-Ola, Vologda).
She took part in conferences of SEVC in Barcelona, EVECCS in Prague, Small Animal Medicine in Warsaw, took practical training in the intensive care unit in the 1pets Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Professional interests: treatment of acute conditions, sepsis, pain and analgesia.
Veterinary doctor of the ICU, anaesthesiologist and emergency care specialist, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: intensive care, anaesthesiology
Participation: Intensive Care and Nurses
In 2007, Dr. Lezhneva graduated from the RUDN University, speciality – Veterinary Medicine.
In 2005, she started to work as a veterinary assistant in the Zoovet veterinary center. In this period, she got interested in anaesthesiology and emergency care, which later became her specialization. From 2007 to 2009, she worked as an anaesthesiologist – intensive care doctor in the Zoovet clinic. Since 2009, she has been working as an anaesthesiologist in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
She is a speaker of veterinary conferences and international congresses. In 2009, she was awarded with the diploma “For the best report on small animal veterinary anaesthesiology”.
She has a Cane Corso and a non-pedigree cat.
PhD, chief doctor, the Vetdoctor chain of veterinary clinics, Ekaterinburg.
Specialization: diagnostic ultrasound, cardiology, reproduction
Participation: Diagnostic Imaging
In 1999, Dr. Lopatina graduated with honours from the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of the Ural State Agricultural Academy.
In 2004, she defended her PhD thesis in immunology under Professor I. Donnik’s supervision.
She is an official speaker of the Ural Association of Veterinary Practitioners (a member of the Russian Association of Veterinary Practitioners).
She is the author of more than 20 publications. She is a frequent speaker of veterinary conferences.
She took training in small animal diagnostic ultrasound in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow (2006), a master class “Abdominal Ultrasound in Dogs” of the 44th AVEPA International Congress in Barcelona, Spain (2009), practical training in diagnostic imaging in the Radiology Department of the Washington State University (WA, USA) under the supervision of Professor J. Mattoon (2011).
Since 2011, she has been a full member of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR).
She participated in the 7th International Conference on Canine and Feline Reproduction, Vienna, Austria (2008), the South European Veterinary Congresses, the 43rd, 44th, 46th AVEPA International Congresses in Barcelona, Spain (2008–2011), the liver disease symposium “A Liver Forever”, Montpellier, France (2009), the 7th International Conference on Canine and Feline Reproduction, Brussels, Belgium (2010), the “Canine and Feline Cardiology” conference, Moscow, Russia. Since 2006, she has been taking part in the International Veterinary Congress, Moscow.
Since 2008, she has been a regular speaker on such subjects as therapy, cardiology, reproduction, ultrasound in cities of the Siberia and Ural region (Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen, Perm, Ekaterinburg).
Since 2010, she has been a speaker and instructor of training sessions in small animal diagnostic ultrasound, echocardiography of the Ural Association of Veterinary Practitioners (a member of the Russian Association of Veterinary Practitioners).
Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery Specialist
Head of the Dentistry Stream Scientific Committee
In 2005, Dr. Makarov graduated from the Military Veterinary Institute.
In 2006, he started to work as a veterinary doctor in the municipal Kalinin District Veterinary Clinic of the South-East district of Moscow.
In 2011 - 2013, he worked in the Belyi Klyk (“the White Fang”) veterinary clinic.
Since 2015, he has been the chief doctor of the Dzhungli (“Jungle”) veterinary clinic.
Since 2017, he has been the head of the dentistry and oral surgery unit of the Innovative Veterinary Center of the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin.
He has been interested in veterinary dentistry since 2004. As a student of the Military Veterinary Institute, he made a report on treatment of pulpitis in dogs at the students’ conference at the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin. In the same year, he performed his first prosthetic restoration of teeth in dogs.
He took some courses in human and veterinary dentistry, including “Implantology Basics”, “A course in face surgery and oral surgery of the Faculty of Continuous Education for Doctors of the Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute”, “Endodontic treatment - from diagnosis to problem solution”, “Current approach to endodontic treatment”, “Segmented arch technique in orthodontics”, “Contemporary orthodontic treatment. The Basic Course”, “Contemporary orthodontic treatment. The Advanced level”, “Contemporary endodontics for professionals: root canal shaping, irrigation and obturation techniques”, “Dental record completion, ultrasonic cleaning, extraction of teeth in the dog and cat”, “The SWING philosophy: the goal is functional occlusion”, “Oral soft tissue surgery”, “Osteoplasty”, “Oral diseases in dogs, from young to old”, “Orthodontic treatment planning. KORI”, “Rostral maxillectomy and mandibulectomy laboratory. Jaw fracture repair laboratory”.
In 2008, he took practical training at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of University of Liège.
In 2009, he participated in the 11th Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) in Guarujá, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In 2012, he defended his thesis on prosthetic restoration of cutting and canine teeth in dogs by cobalt-chromium alloy stump pin tabs.
He is a member of the European Veterinary Dental Society.
In 2016, he took practical training at the Veterinary Dentistry Service, Cape Town, South Africa, under supervision of Dr. Cedric Tutt BVSc, MMedVet(Med), Diplomate EVDC, MRCVS, Past President of the European Veterinary Dental College.
In 2016, he took a dental radiography training course at the 25th European Congress of Veterinary Dentistry, Dublin, Ireland.
In 2017, he took a training course “Gum recession, comparative analysis of surgical techniques” at Simkodent.
In 2017, he took an osteoplasty training course at Simkodent.
Senior doctor, the Intensive and Critical Care Unit, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: intensive care, anaesthesiology
Participation: Intensive Care.
In 2007, Dr. Maltseva graduated with honours from the RUDN University.
In 2004, she started to work in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic as a veterinary assistant, received training from the leading specialists of the clinic, studying in-depth anaesthesiology, intensive care and emergency care. Since 2007, she has been working as an anaesthesiologist and emergency care specialist of the ICU.
2007 – A. Komolov’s cardiology continuous education courses;
2012 – study visits to the Emergency Neurological Support Department of the Hospital Named after Burdenko;
2014 – practical training in the ICU, the Animal Medical Center, New York, USA;
A participant of EVECCS and ESICM congresses;
A participant of the Moscow International Veterinary Congress (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006), the Small Animal Oncology Conference (2005), the ISFM symposium (2012)
A permanent speaker of the National Veterinary Conference (NVC);
A speaker of the All-Russia Veterinary Anaesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Conference;
A speaker of the Inter-University Veterinary Surgery Conference (2010);
A lecturer of the anaesthesiology, emergency care and intensive care continuous education training courses for veterinary doctors in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
An exotic animal specialist, surgeon-anaesthesiologist, the Pride municipal veterinary oncology center, Saint Petersburg.
Specialization: exotic animals, surgery, anaesthesiology
Participation: Diseases of Exotic Animals
A full member of AEMV, a participant of the National Veterinary Dental Union
2008–2009 – an optimization specialist of the Exotarium Department of the Leningrad Zoo
2009 – training in the Terrarium Department of the Moscow Zoo under the supervision of Dr. Vasiliev D.B.
2008–2009 – master classes in diagnostic ultrasound, radiology and anaesthesiology
2011 – training under the supervision of Peter Fischer’s (USA) based on the Vetdoctor veterinarian clinic (Ekaterinburg)
2013 – ICARE 2013, Weisbaden, Germany
2013 – a master class in rabbit and rodent surgery by Dr. F. Harcourt-Brown (Great Britain), ICARE
2013 – a master class in surgery in pet birds by Dr. Brian Spira (USA) ICARE 2013
2015 – ICARE 2015 Paris (France)
2015 – training under the supervision of David Williams (Great Britain) in ophthalmology of exotic animals.
2016 – training in the Dentalvet education veterinary center in dentistry in rabbits and rodents
Founder and head of the Belyi Klyk chain of veterinary clinics, Moscow
Sergey was born in 1967 in Moscow. His father is Mexican and his mother is Russian. In his childhood, he lived in Chile and Mexico. Spanish is his second native language. Latin America is his second motherland. In 1985, he graduated from the Volokolamsk Veterinary College where he had received the profession of a veterinary assistant.
In 1993, he graduated from the Moscow Veterinary Academy, speciality – Veterinary Medicine. After his studies, he worked in Sergei Sereda’s Center veterinary clinic, from where he was sent for practical training to Vladimir Mitin in the oncology center who became the Teacher for Mendoza and showed him the way to follow in the profession.
He was a veterinary doctor of the Moscow Zoo, worked in private practice.
In 1997, he founded the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic. He specialized in surgery.
In 2000, he initiated foundation of specialized veterinary societies.
In 2003, he entered the State University of Management and graduated in 2007 majoring in Strategic Management. He is dedicated to the veterinary profession.
He is an adept of the Japanese fencing school Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu.
- 1992 – 1999: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Zooengineer, Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology
- 2008 – 2012: Alternate Dermatology Residency, European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD)
- 2000-2003 – Veterinary doctor, general practice. Belyi Klik Veterinary Hospital, Krasnaya Presnya 6/2, bld 2, 123242, Moscow, Russia
- 2003 – Dec 2018: Dermatology referral service – the head of the department, Belyi Klik Veterinary Hospital, Krasnaya Presnya 6/2, bld 2, 123242, Moscow, Russia
- Jan 2019 – present: assistant professor of Dermatology in Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, Massachusetts 01536, USA.
Continuing professional education
- Katerina constantly attends professional international meetings and workshops
- Ekaterina’s clinical training was prformed in several Universities of USA, Germany and Sweden, in referral practice in UK, Sweden and USA.
Membership in professional associations
- 2005 – present: European Society of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD)
- 2008 – present: International Society of Veterinary Dermatopathology (ISVD)
- 2012 – present: European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD)
- Kuznetsova E, Vysokikh A, Bourdeau P. First description of demodicosis in 12 galagos (Galago senegalensis). Veterinary Dermatology 2012: Volume 23, issue 1, pp.61-65..
- Ekaterina Kuznetsova, Sonya Bettenay, Lyubov Nikolaeva, Monir Majzoub, Ralf Mueller. Influence of systemic antibiotics on the treatment of dogs with generalized demodicosis. Vet. Parasitology. 2012 Aug 13;188(1-2):148-55.
- Advances in veterinary dermatology. 7.9. Why biopsy bald patients? Sheila M.F. Torres3 and Philip Roudebush
- M. Linek (Chairperson) and E. Kuznetsova (Secretary)2 Published Online: 14 JUN 2017, DOI: 10.1002/9781119278368.ch7.9
Honours and other awards
- 2007: RSAVA (Russian Small Animal Veterinary Association): “Award for contribution in the development of Russian Veterinary Medicine”
- 2013: RSAVA (Russian Small Animal Veterinary Association): “Golden Lancet for professionalism”.
Continuing education presentations
Ekaterina has given more than 160 lectures in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Poland and Switzerland.
- 1998 - 2003 - the faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin, qualification - Veterinary Doctor
- 2003 - 2008 - a researcher of the State Institute of Blood Substitutes and Medications, preclinical toxicology studies of medications
- 2003 - 2005 - a post-graduate student of FSBI Gause Institute of New Antibiotics of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
- 2005 - successful defence of the PhD thesis “Study of pharmacological properties of the Russian genetically engineered insuline– Insulimix 30/70”, PhD in biological science
- Since 2008 – a veterinary doctor, anatomic pathologist of the Biocontrol veterinary clinic
- Since 2014 – a senior researcher of the Experimental Therapy Clinic of the Federal State Budgetary Institution N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center
The author andco-author of a number of publications on dog and cat diseases in The Russian Veterinary Journal, Small Animals and Wildlife, The World of Veterinary Medicine, etc.
Senior veterinary doctor the Emergency and Intensive Care Unit, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: intensive care, anaesthesiology.
Participation: Intensive Care and Nurses.
Fields of interest:
A permanent speaker continuous education courses in anaesthesiology, emergency care and intensive care for veterinary doctors in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
A speaker of the National Veterinary Conference (NVC).
A speaker of the conference "Intensive Care for a General Practitioner”, Tomsk, August 2014.
Veterinary cardiologist, the Komondor veterinary center.
Participation: Cardiology and Intensive Care.
Dr. Nazarova was born on 23 August 1984 in Moscow.
In 2006, she graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
In 2007–2013, she worked in the Obereg veterinary clinic.
Since 2013, she has been working in the Komondor veterinary center as a veterinary cardiologist and anaesthesiologist.
In 2008, she took a veterinary cardiology training course in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
In 2012, she attended a master class in echocardiography in Ekaterinburg. She regularly attends scientific conferences in Russia and abroad.
In March 2014, she attended the conference on veterinary cardiology in Milan, and in June 2014 she attended the lectures of the cardiology stream and the lecture on treatment of tracheal collapse in dogs at the ACVIM conference.
In October 2014, she was a speaker of the St. Petersburg Conference on diagnostic imaging and, in November 2014, she was an interpreter of the Cardiology stream of the National Veterinary Conference. In 2014 she wrote articles for the VetPharma veterinary journal “Cor Triatriatum”, “Contrast-enhanced ultrasound and use of microbubble contrast for diagnosis of cardiac disorders”, “Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis”.
In February 2015, she took the second-level veterinary cardiology course in Moscow. Her key areas of activities are veterinary cardiology and pulmonology. Her scientific interest is study of arrhythmias and conduction disorders in small animals and the treatment methods. She is also extremely interested in surgical treatment of congenital heart defects in animals.
Since 2015, she has been the editor of the Cardiology section of the VetPharma journal.
Veterinary doctor, surgeon, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: soft tissue surgery, oncological surgery, endoscopy
Education and work experience:
In 2010, Dr. Neginsky graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
In 2013–2014, he worked as a veterinary doctor, surgeon, in the Zoovet veterinary center, Moscow.
Since 2014, he has been working as a veterinary doctor, surgeon, in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
- In 2012, he took a training course “The basics of laparoscopic spay surgery in the dog and cat” of the Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy School.
- In 2014, he took a laparoscopic surgery training course of A.I. Yevdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry.
- In 2015, he took practical training in the Oncology Department of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
He is a frequent participant of annual veterinary surgery and endoscopy congresses and master classes, a speaker of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Surgery Conference – 2016 and MVC–2016.
An exotic animal veterinarian,the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: Exotic animals
Participation: Diseases of Exotic Animals
In 2009, Dr. Nikitina graduated with honours from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.She worked on her graduation thesis in the General Genetics Laboratory of the Vavilov Institute of General Genetics of the Russian Academy of Sciences where she successfully practiced small rodent surgery (vasectomy, embryo transfer, etc). As a veterinary surgeon, she participated in experiments on rodents in the State Institution Scientific Research Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after the honorary academician N.F. Gamaleya.
In 2010, she started to take practical training in exotic animal veterinary medicine in the Cobra veterinary clinic in Krasnogorsk, the Moscow region, under the supervision of Dr. S. Gershov and Dr. M. Vasina.
In May 2011, she participated in workshops and practical classes “Rodent, Ferret and Reptile Diseases” organized by the Ural Association of Veterinary Practitioners. The lead speaker was Peter G. Fisher (Pet Care Veterinary Hospital, Virginia, USA).
In 2012, she took practical training in veterinary herpetology in the Moscow Zoo under the supervision of Dr. D. Vasilyev.
In October 2013, she attended the lectures of the Exotic Animal Diseases stream (mammals, reptiles, birds) at NVC 2013. The lead speakers were Paul Gibbons, President of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, USA, and Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, the owner and emergency and critical care specialist of the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals, USA.
In May 2014, she took an advanced training course “Veterinary Cytology. Morphology” in the Continuous Education School named after professor V.N. Mitin. The course focused on effusion and tumor cytology.
She is a frequent participant of various veterinary conferences on dog, cat and exotic animal therapy, surgery and anaesthesia.
In 2013, she made a speech at the 21st Moscow International Veterinary Congress on tactics of treatment for diabetes in degus and at the Baltic Forum of veterinary Medicine and Food Safety on the approach to diagnosis and treatment of abdominal pain in Guinea pigs.
From September 2009 to June 2014, she worked in the Zoovet veterinary center. She started as an exotic animal veterinary assistant, then she worked as a veterinary assistant in the therapy, surgery and in-patient care departments (in this period, she was worked a lot with dogs and cats). After that, she was a veterinary intern, and since June 2011, she has been an exotic animal veterinary doctor. She has been a frequent speaker at master classes of the Zoovet veterinary center since she started to work there.
Her areas of interest in veterinary medicine are intensive care, oncology and pathomorphology.
Veterinary dermatologist, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Dr. Nikolaeva was born in Moscow.
Her love for the veterinary medicine must have been innate, though her decision to become an animal doctor came as a complete surprise to her family and friends. Nobody paid attention to her first attempts to study morphology of frogs when she was two years old. When she was a pupil of the 9th form, it became clear that, though she was a very good pupil of a school with in-depth study of English, no alternative professions would be considered, and her mother resorted to an extreme measure - she took her daughter to the Moscow Veterinary Academy on the Open Day in a hope that a visit to the dissecting room would bring her to her senses. Alas! Luba was so delighted by the visit to this institution that she filed her application to two higher educational institutions at the same time - the Veterinary Faculty of RUDN university and the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin. Love for animals and dedication to the profession provide a good support on the challenging path of a veterinary doctor…
- In 2001-2006, Dr. Nikolaeva studied in the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin.
- In 2002-2007, she worked in various veterinary clinics, first as a veterinary assistant and then as a doctor.
- Since 2007, she has been working as a veterinary dermatologist of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Membership in professional associations:
- Since 2009, she has been a member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology.
Continuous education and specialization:
Dr. Nikolaeva is continuing her education, attending various international conferences and reading professional literature, inter alia, in English.
- 24-25.11.2007 – the Veterinary Dermatology Workshop co-organized by the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology and the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD and ECVD), Tallinn, Estonia
- 17-19.09.2009 – the 23rd Annual Veterinary Dermatology Congress co-organized by ESVD and ECVD, Bled, Slovenia
- 23-25.09.2010 – the 24th Annual Veterinary Dermatology Congress co-organized by ESVD and ECVD, Florence, Italy
- 03-06.11.2010 – the Small Animal Veterinary Medicine Workshop of Pfizer, Tenerife, Spain
- 08-10.09.2011 – the 25th Annual Veterinary Dermatology Congress co-organized by ESVD and ECVD , Brussels, Belgium
- 12-14.10.2011 – the 8th Symposium on Parasitology and Vector-Borne Diseases of Merial, Budapest, Hungary
- 12-15.03.2012 – the Veterinary Dermatology Conference of Royal Canin, Le Grand, France
- 24-26.05.2012 – a Feline Dermatology Masterclass, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Dr. Nikolaeva speaks at conferences and conducts dermatology master classes in various cities of Russia on a regular basis.
In 2012, the public medal “For achievements in veterinary science” was awarded to her in accordance with the Medal Regulation approved by the Veterinary Medicine Department of the Russian Academy of Agriculture Sciences.
Her pets are two Tsverkshnautsers and a cat, and from time to time she brings home the kittens she rescues.
She enjoys travel, dancing, landscape and urban photography.
Dr. Nikolaeva is a perfectionist - she likes when things are done in the ideal way, when pet owners are happy, the office is clean and patients get well. After she had joined the department, the activity level increased and more positive changes started to occur in its work. She is not afraid of work, enjoys learning, and she is a real treasure for the clinic and for the patients.
Veterinary doctor, the Laska veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: exotic mammal diseases
Participation: Diseases of Exotic Animals
In 1994, she started to work with mouse-like rodents in the Kandalaksha Nature Reserve.
In 1998, she worked as a veterinary assistant.
In 2001, she graduated with honours from the Moscow State University of Applied Biotechnology, speciality – Veterinary Medicine.
In 2001, she started to work as a general practitioner and treated exotic mammals as well.
Since 2009 to present, she has been working in the Laska veterinary clinic specializing in exotic mammal diseases.
She takes part in Russian and international congresses and master classes on small animal diseases every year.
In 2014, she took a training course with certification “Exotic Pets Medicine & Surgery I” of the European Veterinary School for Advanced Study in Brno, the Czech Republic.
She is a full member of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV).
Veterinary doctor, anaesthesiologist - intensive care specialist, the EXPERT veterinary clinic, Voronezh.
Specialization: intensive care, anaesthesiology.
Participation: Intensive Care
Dr. Olenchuk graduated from the Voronezh State Agrarian University named after Emperor Peter I, specializing in Veterinary Medicine.
From 2014 to 2016, he worked as a veterinary assistant in the STATUS veterinary center in Voronezh.
From 2016 to 2018, he worked as an anaesthesiologist - intensive care specialist in the STATUS veterinary center in Voronezh.
At present, he is a veterinary doctor, anaesthesiologist - intensive care specialist of the EXPERT veterinary clinic in Voronezh.
Continuous Education Courses:
He is a frequent participant of regional, all-Russian and international conferences, congresses and master classes on small animal diseases.
Senior Veterinary Intensivist, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic
Favourite Emergency and Critical Care medicine topics: hemodynamics physiology, monitoring and management; sepsis, ARDS, mechanical ventilation and respiratory monitoring; parenteral nutrition; management of a veterinary clinic
Graduate of secondary medical school No. 8, speciality – Nursing Care, and the RUDN University, speciality – Veterinary Doctor
Results of scientific activities at the university: a number of guidelines on parenteral nutrition of dogs and cats were adopted by the Belyi Klyk, Center, Biocontrol and MiV veterinary clinics
Studying at university, Artem worked as a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Municipal Hospital No. 8.
He has been working in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic since 2004.
He considers Dr. N. Malyshev and Dr. M. Orlova to be his teachers. Artem took training in cardiology and echocardiography from Dr. A. Komolov and in anaesthesiology from Dr. E. Skachenko.
Since 2009, he has been the head of the anaesthesiology and emergency care residency program of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
In 2010 – 2016, he was head of the ICU of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic
Since 2016, Dr. Pavluchenko has been combining work in the veterinary clinic with duties of the CEO of the Education Center of the College of Veterinary Specialists.
Membership in professional associations:
- EVECCS and VECCS
- The Association of Veterinary Anaesthesia “The Institute for Development of Veterinary Intensive Care, Anaesthesiology and Emergency Care – VITAR”
- Vice-president of the Russian Veterinary Association of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Care – VITAR (since 2015)
- Editor of the "Anaesthesiology and Emergency Care" section in The Journal of Modern Veterinary Medicine (since 2013)
- Chairman of the Intensive Care section of the National Veterinary Conference (since 2013)
- Dr. Pavluchenko regularly conducts CE training courses for veterinary doctors in anaesthesiology, emergency care and intensive care in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic (since 2014) and in the Education Center of the College of Veterinary Specialists (since 2016)
- A speaker of the Continuous Education School edu.vet.ru (2012)
- A permanent speaker of the National Veterinary Conference (NVC) (since 2013)
- A co-speaker of the workshop “So Many Tubes” (together with I. Yankin) in Moscow (since 2013), Tomsk, Rostov-on-Don and Chelyabinsk (2014)
- A keynote speaker of the conference “Intensive Care for a General Practitioner”, Tomsk, August 2014
- A speaker of the intensive care conference “Acute Circulation Failure, Acute Respiratory Failure, Fluid Therapy”, 18–19 October 2014, Chelyabinsk
- A permanent speaker of conferences of the Russian Veterinary Association of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Care – VITAR (since 2015)
Veterinary oncologist, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
In 1993, Dr. Paka graduated with honours from the Moscow Veterinary Academy. He worked as a surgeon in a number of veterinary clinics and was a senior research scientist during development of the anaplasmosis vaccine.
Since 2004, he has been working as a surgical oncologist and head of the Oncology Department of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
His specialization is surgical oncology and chemotherapy. He is a member of the Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS), the Veterinary Cooperative Oncology Group (VCOG) and the Oncology-Pathology Working Group (OPWG).
He frequently gives lectures on oncology and general therapy in various cities of the Russian Federation and the CIS within the scope of continuous education programs. He is a frequent participant of various international congresses and workshops. He is the initiator of establishment and the first president of the Kaliningrad Veterinary Association. He is the organizer of the Oncology Section of the National Veterinary Conference (NVC).
Executive Director, the Klyk+ veterinary clinic, Perm Head of the WarmContact veterinary call center.
Participation: the Customer Service stream.
Since 2012, Alfiya has been working in the position of the Executive Director of the Klyk + veterinary clinics, Perm.
In 2015, she organized a professional veterinary call center which operates as a subdivision of several Russian veterinary clinics.
General practitioner, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: internal medicine, nephrology, endocrinology, laboratory diagnostics.
In 2006, Dr. Prokofyeva graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Veterinary Medicine, speciality - Veterinary medicine, specialization - small animals.
She worked as a general practitioner in the Institute of Veterinary Biology and EuroVet veterinary clinics.
In 2009, she started working as a general practitioner in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
The key interests in veterinary medicine: nephrology, endocrinology, infectious diseases, laboratory diagnostics.
On numerus occasions, she took practical training in referral veterinary clinics of Germany, Finland, Austria and Turkey.
She worked as a volunteer with marine mammals.
She is a participant of international veterinary conferences NVC, SEVC, ECVIM, WSAVA.
She has attended the IRIS RENAL WEEK 2018 conference.
The main hobbies are horse riding, travel, mountain hiking, cinema.
She was born and grew up in St. Petersburg. She kept lots of various animals at home and was interested in biology. At 11, she started to do horse riding, and since that time she cannot imagine her life without horses.
Veterinary surgeon, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: surgery, orthopaedics, traumatology
Participation: Orthopaedics and Management
Dr. Samoshkin was born on 25 July 1981 in Moscow.
In 1998, he entered and, in 2002, he graduated with honours from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin, speciality – Veterinary Doctor.
In 2001, he took training in osteosynthesis in the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics.
In 2003, he started to work as a surgeon, specialist in traumatology and orthopaedics of the Traumatology Center of the municipal veterinary clinic of the North Administrative District of Moscow.
In 2006, having completed a continuous education course of the Department of Education of the Russian Federation, he acquired specialization of a veterinary radiologist.
In 2007, he defended his PhD thesis on treatment of pseudarthrosis and non-union fractures in dogs.
Since 2007, he has been working in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic as a surgeon, specialist in traumatology and orthopaedics.
He has published more than 20 scientific papers, has three patents, and he is a co-author of the guidelines on the treatment of elbow joint dysplasia in dogs.
Dr. Igor Samoshkin has PhD degrees in Veterinary Science in two specialities – Veterinary Surgery and Animal Pathology, Oncology and Morphology, he is a surgeon of the Experimental Department of the Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov (CITO), a full member of the Veterinary Society of Surgery, head of the Surgery Department of the Belyi Klyk clinic in Krasnaya Presnya street.
He is a frequent participant, both as a speaker and as an attendee, of small animal veterinary medicine congresses, workshops, master classes, continuous education courses.
A marketing specialist in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector.
The founder of the Medical Business Forum - business events for doctors and top managers of humane medicine private clinics.
The author of the course A personal brand of a doctor and clinic manager.
The teacher of her own training course for specialists Internet Marketing.
An author of articles on private medical business.
The founder of the first medical business public on Viber and the doctors community ProMedicine.
General practitioner, the Biocontrol veterinary clinic, Moscow.
Specialization: therapy, endocrinology.
In 2007, Dr. Smirnova graduated from the Moscow Veterinary Academy named after K.I. Skryabin.
Since 2008, she has been working as a general practitioner in the Biocontrol veterinary clinic.
In 2016, she gave a cycle of endocrinology lecturers organized by the Continuous Education School in Moscow.
Dr. Smirnova gives lectures on endocrine disorders of dogs and cats at conferences and workshops. She has attended numerous international congresses on this topic. Her works have been published in veterinary journals.
Since 2012, she has been a member of ESVE.
PhD in Biology, general practitioner, the Veterinary Clinic of Neurology, Traumatology and Intensive Therapy, St. Petersburg.
Specialization: therapy, endocrinology, diagnostic ultrasound.
In 2007, Dr. Smirnova graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Veterinary Medicine.
She received a PhD in Biology.
Since 2005, she has been working in veterinary clinics with small animals.
Since 2009 to present, she has been working in the Veterinary Clinic of Neurology, Traumatology and Intensive Therapy, St. Petersburg.
Dr. Smirnova is a frequent speaker and attendee of various conferences and master classes.
Chief Veterinary Doctor, the Veterinary Clinic of Neurology, Traumatology and Intensive Therapy, St. Petersburg
Chairman of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Society – a WSAVA member
The editor-in-chief of the Veterinary St. Petersburg journal
PhD in Veterinary Science
Specialization: neurology, neurosurgery, traumatology, surgery.
In 1993, Dr. Sotnikov graduated from the St. Petersburg Institute of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to the principal education, he participated in international congresses and attended master classes in Russia and abroad where foreign specialists shared their experience.
During his 18 years of practice, he has worked in four clinics of St. Petersburg, inter alia, he was chief doctor of the Chain of Veterinary Clinics closed joint-stock company. Since 2007, he has been working as the chief doctor of the Veterinary Clinic of Neurology, Traumatology and Intensive Therapy.
He is a frequent participant, speaker and organizer of veterinary conferences in various Russian cities (15–20 regional conferences per year on average) and 2–3 congresses and up to 10–15 master classes abroad (the United Kingdom, Finland, Estonia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan).
He is the author of more than 150 articles in various journals. He has made more than 500 speeches at veterinary conferences and congresses in most major Russian cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Omsk, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Volgograd, Krasnodar, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Perm, Krasnoyarsk, Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Ivanovo, Saratov, Veliky Novgorod, Petrozavodsk, Togliatti, Vologda, Yaroslavl, Sochi, Bryansk, Izhevsk, Vladivostok as well as Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
Scientific and practical interests, research, achievements:
In 2008, he defended the thesis “Diagnosis of Surgical Treatment of Discopathies in the Thoracolumbar Region of the Spine in the Dog 16.00.05 – Veterinary Surgery Moscow – 2008”.
In 1999–2000, thanks to coordinated and professional performance of the team, it became possible to put in practice X-ray contrast methods for diagnosis of spinal cord disorders and spine disorders, allowing to diagnose patients with spinal cord injury symptoms and to treat them successfully, using surgical and conservative methods.
In 2002–2003, he put in practice endoscopy, gastroscopy, bronchoscopy, rhinoscopy and otoscopy, in 2007 – diagnostic laparascopy.
In 2008–2009, he managed to adapt surgical endoscopy for use in veterinary medicine and started to perform gastropexy, cholecystectomy, thoracic duct clipping.
Head of the Dental Department of Twins Veterinary Group, Moscow. Senior teacher at Dentalvet non-state educational private institution.
Participation: the Dentistry section
2005 - graduated from the Moscow Veterinary Academy.
2003 - 2007 - veterinary assistant
2007 - 2010 - outpatient veterinary practice doctor, veterinary dietologist
May 2010 - November 2011 – a long term on-site specialization in the Trakia University (EU) in veterinary surgery and dentistry, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Participant of international, European and North American veterinary dentistry congresses and workshops.
Since July 2012 - resident of the European Veterinary Dental College, post-graduate student. Within the framework of residency Anna Spirina takes annual practical training in dentistry departments of the Universities of Ljubljana and Manchester and a reference animal clinic of University of California.
1. Dentition development, growth and changes and associated pathologies.
2. Preventive measures in veterinary dentistry.
3. Neoplasms of the oral cavity of carnivora.
4. Dental surgery.
5. Endodontic and periodontal diseases.
6. Orthodontia and implantology
7. Oral microbiology.
Anna Spirina has more than 40 scientific and popular scientific publications.
Veterinary doctor, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: diagnostic imaging, neurology
In 2008, Dr. Subbotin graduated with honours from the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin. When he was a third-year student, he started to work and to take training in the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic as a veterinary assistant. For three years, he was mastering general therapy skills and worked as a general practitioner of the veterinary home service.
He got specialization in diagnostic imaging and started to work with MRI. He took specialized practical training and now works with patients with neurological disorders.
27.09.2010 – 10.10.2010 – practical training in the private medical center Chernozemye (the Central Black Earth Region) in use of MRI for diagnosis in human patients with various pathologies
11.05.2012 –12.05.2012 – the 8th European Veterinary MRI-User meeting, Gent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
16.07.2012 – 27.07.2012 – the 2012 ACVIM Neuroscience Course (brain camp), University of Georgia, Athens, USA
30.07.2012 – 01.08.2012 – a visiting program, the Department of Neurology and Imaging, University of California, Davis, USA
28.07.2012 – 29.07.2012 – an advanced MRI seminar, University of Georgia, Athens, USA.
04.05.2012 – 05.05.2013 – the 9th European Veterinary MRI-User meeting, Bern, Switzerland
26.09.2013 – 28.09.2013 – the ECVN&ESVN 26th Symposium, Neuro-Emergency & Critical Care, Paris, France
11.05.2012 –12.05.2012 – the 8th European Veterinary MRI-User meeting, Gent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
04.06.2014 – 07.06.2014 – the ACVIM forum - 2014, Nashville, USA
A speaker of international congresses and an author of journal publications
Special interests: MRI, neurology, stereotactic brain biopsy, CT, neurosurgery, orthopaedics
Marketing director, the Biocontrol veterinary clinic, Moscow
Andrey Surikov graduated from the Management Faculty of Russian State University for Humanities.
In different years, he worked in an insurance company, in the marketing department of a cosmetics company, in the representativ office of a French florist chain of companies. He managed personnel in a trading company, managed the commercial department of a company providing services.
He collaborated with the Biocotrol clinic in various fields in 2001 and 2006.
Since 2012, he has been the marketing director of the Boicontrol clinic.
He was a speaker of NVC 2014 and NVC 2016.
Veterinary doctor, intern of the intensive and critical care unit, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: intensive care, emergencies, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
Dr. Tipisova chose her profession when she was a child. When she was a pupil of the 8th form, she began to study in School 171 of Moscow State University focusing on biochemistry. Having finished school, she entered the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin and successfully studied there for one year.
Then she transferred to RUDN University and graduated from it with a speciality “Veterinary Doctor”. The subject of her thesis was “Efficiency of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in small animals”.
As a student she began to implement research activities, several research papers were published.
In 2014, she took training in the School of assistants of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic and worked as a Veterinary assistant of the Emergency and Intensive Care Department of the clinic.
In 2017, she became an intern and took internship in the Therapy Department.
Since 2018, she has been working as an intern doctor of the intensive and critical care unit of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Veterinary anaesthesiologist — intensive care specialist, head of the anaesthesia and emergency are unit of the veterinary clinic named after Ivan Fillmore, St. Petersburg.
Specialization: anaesthesia and emergency care
Participation: Intensive Care
In 2006, Dr. Tikhonova graduated from the Volgograd Agricultural Academy. While she was a student, she took practical training at the largest veterinary center of the city and, after graduation, she worked there as a surgeon from 2006 to 2011. In 2011, she attended Dr. Sergey Gershov’s continuous education course “Anaesthesia service during surgical procedures. Inhalation anaesthesia”, after which she made a firm decision to requalify and went to St. Petersburg.
From 2011 to 2013, she worked as an anaesthesiologist – intensive care specialist in Dr. Sotnikov’s Veterinary Clinic of Neurology, Traumatology and Intensive Care.
Since 2013, she has been the head of the anaesthesia and emergency care unit of the Veterinary Clinic named after Ivan Fillmore.
She has been a speaker of the St. Petersburg Surgery Conference on numerous occasions. She has several publications.
In 2013, she took a short-term practical training in the ICUs of the Belyi Klyk chain of veterinary clinics under the supervision of Dr. Artem Pavlyuchenko. In the same year, she took practical training in the emergency care unit of the Federal State Budgetary Institution the National Medical Research Center named after V.A. Almazov. She frequently attends master classes, congresses and conferences pertaining to her specialization.
She is a full member the veterinary association of anaesthesia Autonomous Non-commercial Organization VITAR.
Chief doctor, the BEST Vet veterinary clinic, Novosibirsk
Specialization: neurology, traumatology and orthopaedics, surgery and endoscopic surgery, diagnostic imaging and MRI
Dr. Ulanova graduated from the Novosibirsk State Agrarian University in 1998.
She is a full member of the European Society of Veterinary Neurology (ESVN).
A specialist in elbow, hip and knee joint replacement in dogs since 2012 certified by BioMedtrix, a US company.
CEO at Ortho-Vet, a full member of AOVet, a member of VOS, a member of the Saint Petersburg Veterinary Society.
Specialization: correction of long bone deformities; external fixators combined with passive computer navigation; distraction osteogenesis; 3D printed guides for correction osteotomy; 3D modeling, 3D planning, minimally invasive osteosynthesis.
In 2006, Dr. Usov graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Veterinary Medicine.
In 2009, he completed his postgraduate education at the Department of Animal Anatomy of the St. Petersburg State Academy of Veterinary Medicine.
In 2013, he took training in use of transosseous osteosynthesis in veterinary medicine in Kurgan.
In 2014, he took training in basics of computer-assisted correction of deformities of long bones (the Ortho-SUV frame) in St. Petersburg.
In 2014, he took training in use of combined transosseous osteosynthesis in treatment of long bone fractures in St. Petersburg.
In 2015, he took training in use of transosseous osteosynthesis in treatment of orthopaedic pathologies in dogs.
He is a frequent speaker and attendee of events of the St. Petersburg Veterinary Society.
Internal medicine veterinary specialist, the Diagnostic and Treatment Unit, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Head of General Internship, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Organizer of the Dietology, Gastroenterology and Nephrology NVC streams.
Specialization: gastroenterology, dietology.
Participation: the Dietology, Gastroenterology and Nephrology streams.
In 2010, Dr. Zheltysheva graduated with honors from the Volgograd State Agricultural Academy with the Veterinary Doctor degree.
In 2010, she started to work in a veterinary clinic in Volgograd as a general practitioner.
In 2011, she successfully took a 7-day practical training course “Introduction into diagnostic endoscopy of natural cavities in small animals”, the Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy School.
Since 2013, she has been working as a veterinary doctor of the Diagnostic and Treatment Unit of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
Since 2016, she has been Head of General Internship of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic.
In 2015, she took practical training in gastroenterology in the Small Animal Hospital of the University of Bristol.
She is a frequent participant of veterinary conferences, including the Congress of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Veterinary doctor, Moscow
Specialization: Reproduction, laboratory diagnostics
Stream: Infectious and Invasive Diseases.
Olga Filimonova graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin in 2002.
After graduation and until 2004, she was a veterinary doctor of the Internal Medicine Department of the Center veterinary clinic.
In 2004, she returned to alma mater where she worked as an assistant at the Department of Anatomy and Histology and was a teacher of anatomy for students of the Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnical Faculties until 2010.
In 2010, she moved to the sphere of laboratory testing and worked in the position of a laboratory assistant at the State Veterinary Clinic of the Leninsky district, the Moscow region.
In August 2012, she became head of the Department of Laboratory Testing at the Center veterinary clinic in Moscow.
In 2013, she took a training course in reproduction at the Kolibri veterinary clinic.
Until November 2015, Dr. Filimonova was the chief doctor of the VET UNION veterinary laboratory, the project of the INVITRO group of companies.
Intensive care specialist, the Crimea Veterinary Hospital
Specialization: intensive care, anaesthesiology
Participation: Intensive Care
Dr. Khomenko graduated from the Crimea Agrotechnological University in 2012.
In 2010, he started to work as a veterinary assistant in the Kentavr (Centaurus) veterinary clinic.
In 2012, he started to work as a general practitioner in the Veterinary Medicine Center in Donetsk, Ukraine.
In 2013 – 2014, he was head of the Veterinary Medicine Center in Donetsk, Ukraine.
In 2015, he worked as a technician in the ICU at the Advanced Veterinary Care in Salt Lake City.
Since 2016, he has been working as an intensive care specialist in the Crimea Veterinary Hospital.
Veterinary doctor, the Diagnostic Imaging Department, the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic, Moscow
Specialization: diagnostic imaging
Participation: Diagnostic Imaging
Dr. Chernetsova was born in Elektrostal, a town in the Moscow Region, in 1982, and still lives there. Since childhood, her dream was to treat animals, and she did not think of any other professions.
Before entering the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin, she had worked in the Microbiology Department for two years. When she was a second year student of the academy, she felt that she needed practical training and started to work in small animal clinics in her spare time in order to gain practical experience.
She joined the team of the Belyi Klyk veterinary clinic when she was a fifth year student as a veterinary assistant and stayed there. She took a training course in radiography in the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin and mastered diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of her senior colleagues. At present, Dr. Chernetsova is a diagnostic imaging specialist in the Belyi Klyk clinic in Krasnaya Presnya street. She loves her job and misses it even when she is on vacation.
In her leisure time, she leads an active lifestyle – she enjoys downhill skiing and snowboarding, goes to the gym, meets colleagues and friends.
Veterinary doctor, rehabilitation therapist, the Zoostatus veterinary center, Moscow.
A Certifed Canine Rehabilitation Therapist who completed the international certifcation course for Veterinary Rehabilitation Therapists, the University of Colorado, USA (the Canine Rehabilitation Institute, CRI).
A full member of IVAPM (the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management).
Specialization: physical rehabilitation of patients with orthopedic and neurological disorders, sport veterinary medicine.
Fromp 2006 to 2011, Dr. Chernyavskaya studied in the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin to become a veterinary doctor. While she still was a student, she got interested in veterinary surgery, specifcally, orthopedics and neurosurgery. When she was a second-year student, she started to work as a veterinary assistant in veterinary clinics in Moscow and in the vicinity of Moscow (including the Veterinary Center of the Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology named after K.I. Skryabin).
She took an active part in scientifc activities of the academy, made speeches at student conferences.
In 2008, she took practical training in the veterinary center in Helmstadt, Germpany (Klinik für Kleintieren Dr. Jenter).
After the fourth year at the academy, she attended the WSAVA congress in Geneva, Switzerland. After that, she radically changed her view on the situation in veterinary medicine in Russia and the paths of its further development.
From 2010 to 2012, she worked as a veterinary surgical technician and then as a surgeon’s assistant in the Surgery Department and ICU of the Biocontrol veterinary clinic. During this period, she was working actively on development of the operative technique for stabilization of the knee joint in canine patients with anterior cruciate ligament tear. Several articles on this subject were published (inter alia, in the journals listed by the Higher Attestation Commission) and several speeches were made at Russian veterinary conferences.
In 2012, she worked as an intensivist in the ICU of the Medvet veterinary center in Dompodedovo, the Moscow region.
Thanks to the opportunity to work in various departments and to try herself in various felds of veterinary medicine, she could trace down the patient history from the first consultation to the discharge from hospital. As a result, she got a from opinion that, at present, physical therapy modalities for orthopedic and neurological patients are not sufciently represented in our country.
In 2013, she took practical training in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Zurich, Switzerland (UZH, Vetsuisse Fakultät).
From 2013 to 2015, she was the head of the Physical Therapy Department of the Medvet veterinary center in Prospekt Vernadskogo. Working there, she managed to put together a team of single-minded professionals with whom she was actively promoting use of physical rehabilitation modalities in veterinary medicine - several articles were published (both in professional journals and in editions for the general public), speeches at Russian veterinary conferences were made, and several videos for Russian state TV channels were recorded.
In 2017, she completed training under the international Veterinary Rehabilitation Therapist Certifcation program at the University of Colorado, USA (CRI, the Canine Rehabilitation Institute). She is a full member of AARV (the Amperican Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians), a frequent participant of veterinary conferences included into the CE program, both in Russia and abroad.
The doctor has a pet, her former patient, a little dog Nyusha, rescued by volunteers and put back on her feet by rehabilitation therapists after a severe pelvis and spine injury.