Marko Pipan, dr. vet. med., Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critial Care
After graduating from the Veterinary Faculty at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Marko Pipan continued with his quest for quality veterinary medicine at the University of Ljubljana, University of Utrecht, and University of Pennsylvania. After a three-year clinical residency in emergency and critical care (ECC) in the US, he successfully passed a certification exam and became a board-certified specialist of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (Dipl. ACVECC). Thus, he became one of the first internationally recognised specialists in clinical veterinary medicine for small animals in Slovenia.
In recent years, Marko Pipan has been actively involved in lecturing about emergency and critical care medicine in Slovenia and abroad. As a specialist in ECC, he has worked and consulted in England, Malaysia, Germany and Austria. As a chair of a local organising committee, he organised the very successful 15th EVECC Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2016.
At present Marko Pipan is working as a staff specialist at the Animal Hospital Postojna. His main interests are are critical patients (i.e. traumatised patients, respiratory emergencies, circulatory shock, intoxications, neurologic emergencies etc).