Holger Volk
Holger Volk
Professor & Head of Department
University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover

Holger Volk is currently Professor of Small Animal Diseases and the Head of Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover, and the treasurer of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation. Holger graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover in 2001, where he also did his PhD in Neuropharmacology, studying basic mechanisms of drug-resistant epilepsy. He then completed his specialist clinical education doing an internship and a residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). The RVC also provided him with the chance to not only excel academically and clinically, but also in his leadership skills, going through the reigns from lecturer to head of service, clinical director of the Small Animal Referral clinic and, lastly, as Head of Department of clinical science and services. Holger has been a recipient of several Jim Bee Educator awards: the prestigious Bourgelat Award from BSAVA and the International Canine Health Award from the Kennel Club.


Qualifications: DVM PGCAP PhD DipECVN FJEA MRCVS