Bianca Hettlich
Bianca Hettlich
Veterinary Surgeon
Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern

Bianca completed her veterinary studies at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany in 1999, moved to the United States to pursue advanced training in small animal surgery. Between 1999 and 2004, Bianca completed a small animal rotating and surgery internship, followed by a surgical residency at Texas A&M University. Bianca became board certified with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2006. Bianca remained at Texas A&M as Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery until 2008, after which she joined the orthopaedic faculty at the Ohio State University. While primarily performing orthopaedic procedures, Bianca kept her clinical and research interests in spinal biomechanics and stabilization procedures. In 2014, Bianca received tenure at OSU with promotion to Associate Professor.

In 2015, Bianca moved back to Europe and joined the Small Animal Surgery Department at the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland. In 2018, Bianca completed her habilitation and received tenure at Vetsuisse. In 2019, Bianca became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. While she largely performs orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery has continued to be a passion of Bianca’s.


Qualifications: PD DrMedVet DipACVS DipECVS