Alessio Vigani

Dr. med. vet., Dipl.ACVECC, Dipl.ACVAA


American Specialist in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia and in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Alessio Vigani is currently director of small animal emergency and critical care and extracorporeal therapy at The University of Zurich. Alessio received his D.V.M. degree Summa Cum Laude from the University of Milan in 2006 and then obtained his PhD degree in clinical sciences. He completed a small animal rotating internship at the Ohio State University in Columbus in 2009.

He subsequently pursued two consecutive residency programs in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia and emergency and critical care at the University of Florida. He is ACVAA diplomate since 2012 and ACVECC diplomate since 2014. Dr. Vigani has published several journal articles and book chapters and he has lectured nationally and internationally. His special interests include regional anesthesia in critical care, hemodynamics, acute kidney injury, and extracorporeal therapy. Alessio shares his apartment with his 3 dogs Scimmietta, Macchietta e Anacleto. Alessio is a devoted runner.