Prof. Dr. Patrick Kircher

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Patrick Kircher graduated from the University of Bern in 1996 and then started to work as an assistant at the large animal clinic at the same Faculty. He wrote there his doctoral thesis on porcine diseases. In 2000 he changed to participate in the internship program at the small animal clinic in Bern. In 2001 he started his combined residency/PhD program in diagnostic imaging at the faculty of veterinary medicine in Bern. In 2005 he got the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Since 2006-2009 he works as an assistant professor at the section of clinical radiology of the Berne faculty. Since 2009 professor at the University of Zurich. Currently: Head of Section of Diagnostic Imaging of the Vetsuisse Faculty in Zurich / Switzerland. Prof. Kircher‘s main interest is gastrointestinal ultrasound (the main topic of his PhD-thesis), with special research field regarding gastrointestinal blood flow.