Thijs van Loon, DVM
Veterinarian, European speciliast in Anaethesolgy and Analgesia, Diplomate ECVAA, PhD.
In 2012, Thijs passed his exams for the European register of specialists and became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists and Analgesia. In the same year he completed his PhD and defended his dissertation in the Academy Building in Utrecht entitled “Analgesia in the Horse, various approaches for assessment and treatment of pain and nociception in equines”.
Thijs will be employed by SMDC starting in September 2021. Both in Heesch and in the international clinics of Altano, he will start working and use his knowledge and experience to supervise (sometimes complex) anesthesia and sedation procedures and to contribute to the further development of pain relief for various disorders. Thijs will also provide refresher courses in anesthesia and pain relief for Altano Academy.