Bénédicte Amphimaque - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Member of European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Switzerland
Dr. Amphimaque is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI). She was born in the French Caribbean Island of Martinique where she spent her early childhood. She then moved to the seaside city of Arcachon, Southwest of France. She is a 2017 graduate of VetAgroSup, Campus Vétérinaire de Lyon in France. After a year of ERASMUS at the University College Dublin and multiple externships in European and North American veterinary hospitals, she completed a small animal rotating internship in Paris, in one of the busiest French referral centers. Right after, she was accepted into a four-year radiology residency at Bern Vetsuisse Fakultät in Switzerland.She is the author and co-author of scientific publications in international veterinary journals with a special focus on neuroimaging. Bénédicte spends her time either scuba diving in the clear blue waters of her native island or hiking the snowy peaks of the Swiss Alps. Her hobbies include music, fashion and art. You’ll find her either hopping on a plane or riding her Dutch warmblood stallion called Quick Jet.
Carsten Grussendorf - SURGERY
1991-1997 Study of veterinary medicine at the Free University in Berlin
2001 exam to become a specialist veterinarian for small animals
2001 partner of the clinic, responsible head of the surgical department
2003 ECVS Diplomate exam (European College of Veterinary Surgeons)
2004 Doctorate: "Use of computer-aided feeding calculations in dogs with skeletal anomalies in growing age" at the Free University of Berlin
Certified appraiser of the GRSK (Society for X-ray diagnostics of genetically influenced skeletal diseases in small animals e.V.)
Csilla Fejős - ONCOLOGY
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
07.2017- 09.2021:ECVIM-CA Residency (Oncology), Ludwig Maximilian University, Veterinary Faculty in Munich, Germany
10.2015-10.2016:Internship in Small Animal Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria
12.2011:German Approbation, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
09.2004-11.2010:University Degree, Szent Istvan University, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Budapest, Hungary.
03.2009-04.2009:Ceepus Regional Exchange Programme, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Zagreb, Croatia
09.2007-07.2008:Erasmus Exchange Programme, University of Complutense, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Madrid, Spain.
09.2003- 05.2004:Balassi Balint Institute, Budapest Hungary. Completed University
09.1999- 06.2003:Svetozar Markovic Gymnasium, Novi Sad, Serbia
EMPLOYMENT AND CLINICAL TRAINIG:
09.2021- present:University of Zurich, Vetsuisse Faculty, Zurich, Switzerland
Position: Senior Clinician (Oberarzt) at Oncology Department
07. 2017-09.2021: Ludwig Maximilian University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Munich, Germany
Position: Resident ECVIM-CA (Oncology)
01.-06.2017: Ludwig Maximillian University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Munich, Germany
Position: Clinician at Emergency Services
10.2015-09.2016:University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria
Position: Intern (Rotating Internship)
04.2015-10.2015:Biesdorf Small Animal Clinic, Berlin, Germany
06.2014-03.2015: Heidelberg University, School of Medicine, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Position: Research Associate
05.2013- 05.2014:Mühlburger Tor Specialized Small Animal Practice, Karlsruhe, Germany
01.2012-05.2013:Hanauerland Small Animal Clinic, Kehl, Germany
PRESENTATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS:
28.-29.05.2021: ESVONC 2021 Online
Oral: Benefit of hepatic and splenic cytology in dogs with cutaneous mast cell tumors in the presence and absence of negative prognostic factors
05.02.2021:28. Tagung der Fachgruppe “Innere Medizin und klinische Labordiagnostik”, Online Veranstaltung
Oral: Evaluation of Splenic and Hepatic Mast Cell Numbers in Canine Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors Independent of Tumor Grade
02.02.2019:27. Tagung der Fachgruppe “Innere Medizin und klinische Labordiagnostik“, LMU Munich, Germany
Poster: The Effects of Mitomycin C treated Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Combination with Cyclosporine A in the Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation in the Rat Hind Limb Model
1) Ignatenko N, Gonzales A; Messamore JE, Hirschberger,J, Udraite Vovk L, Boehm T, Troedson K, Fejoes C, Mueller R. Serum concentrations of IL-31 in dogs with nonpruritic mast cell tumours or lymphoma. Vet Dermatol. 2020 (6);466-e124.
2) Ignatenko N, Abramenko, SotoS, Boehm T, Troedson K, Fejos C, Mueller R, Hirschberger J. Clinical presentation and therapy response of extragenital nasal transmissible venereal sarcomas: a retrospective study in twelve dogs. Tierarztl Prax Ausg K Kleintiere Heimtiere. 2020;48(3):164-170.
3) Troedson K, Ignatenko N, Fejos C, Hirschberger J. CHOP plus Maintenance Protocol in Relapsed Canine Lymphomas. Tierarztl Prax Ausg K Kleintiere Heimtiere
4) Fejös C, Troedson K, Ignatneko N, Zablotski Y, Hirschberger J. Extensive staging has no prognostic value in dogs with low-risk mast cell tumours. Vet Comp Oncol. 2022 Mar;20(1):265-275.
5) Harrer J, Fejös C, Zablotzki Y, Hirschberger J, Wolf G, Rieger A, Mayer Ch, Dorsch R. Bacterial urinary tract infection and subclinical bacteriuria in dogs receiving antineoplastic chemotherapy.J Vet Intern Med 2022 May;36(3):1005-1015
6) Arz R, Chiti LE, Krudewig C, Grieco V, Meier V, Fejös C, Stefanello D, Nolff MC. Lymph node metastasis in feline cutaneous low-grade mast cell tumours. J Feline Med Surg 2023 Jan;25(1):
Jana Jankovic - INTERNAL MEDICINE
DVM, Dr. med. vet. Resident ACVIM, Switzerland
Jana Jankovic graduated with honours in 2015 at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. After graduation she worked for 2 years in Veterinary clinic ‘’Novak’’, Belgrade, Serbia. In 2017 she enrolled in a Rotating Internship program at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany.
After successfully completing the Rotating Internship, she started in 2018 a Speciality Internship program in Internal Medicine and in 2020 she finished her Doctoral thesis about canine thyroid tumors and tumor-derived organoids at the Vetsuisse University Bern, Switzerland. In 2023 Jana finished a Residency program of American College of Internal Medicine (ACVIM) at the same university.
Hans GressL - OPHTALMOLOGY
Studied veterinary medicine at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna.
1988 Clinic for surgery and ophthalmology at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
1994 Veterinary Clinic Dr. Krebitz in Klagenfurt, Austria. Main focus: ophthalmology, oncology, soft tissue-, orthopedic, neurosurgery and diagnostic imaging (computer tomography, MRI, X-ray, endoscopy)
1996 Doctoral thesis at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Topic: “About the occurrence of eyelid diseases in dogs in Austria (1983-1993)”
1996 Certified member AKVO (Working Group of Veterinary Ophthalmology - Austria),ECVO (European Collage of Veterinary Ophthalmologists) recognized ESE Eye Scheme Examiner
2006 - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the VÖK (Austrian Small Animal Veterinary Medicine Association)
2012 - Member of the Board of the VÖK Austrian Small Animal Veterinary Medicine Association
2014 “Specialist veterinarian for small animals” Austrian veterinary chamber, qualification and exam
2016 - President of the VÖK Austrian Small Animal Veterinary Medicine Association
2016 Appointed member of the Examination board for specialist veterinarian for small animals of the Austrian veterinary chamber
2017 “Diploma small animal oncology” Austrian veterinary chamber qualification and exam
2018 Appointed instructor small animal medicine at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
Simon Tappin - INTERNAL MEDICINE
MA VetMB CertSAM DipECVIM-CA FRCV
Field of work
Clinical practice (private)
Areas of special interest
Small animal medicine
Areas of support
Translating research into veterinary practice
graduated from the University of Cambridge and after two year in small animal
practice under took a residency at the University of Bristol in Small Animal
Medicine and Intensive Care. He gained the European Diploma in Small Animal
He is currently head of internal medicine at Dick White Referrals and a director of the internship program. He sees cases in all areas of internal medicine but has special interests in infectious disease, transfusion medicine and interventional radiology.
Max Foreman – NEUROLOGY
MA VetMB PGCert (VM&S) DipECVN MRCVS
European Specialist in Neurology and Neurosurgery
Max graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2015 with an integrated degree in pathology and veterinary epidemiology. Following graduation, he spent a short time working in charity clinics in the Caribbean before returning to the UK to work for three years in a busy first opinion and referral hospital in London. In 2019 he completed a rotating internship and postgraduate certificate in veterinary medicine and surgery (University of Nottingham) at Dick White Referrals - a multidisciplinary referral centre in Cambridgeshire – one of the largest private referral hospitals in Europe. Max stayed at the same clinic to complete his three-year ECVN residency in neurology and neurosurgery, which he completed in 2022. Max became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Neurology in early 2023. He
currently works as a senior surgeon at Fitzpatrick Referrals.