Speakers

VetPD

Jean Philippe Billet

Dr.vét., Cert SAS, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS


 France   

European Specialist in Veterinary Surgery


JP qualified in 1991 from the Veterinary School of Nantes, France. After few years in small animal practice in France, he went to perform a Small Animal Internship at Colorado State University, USA. Then, he worked in a small animal referral practice before entering a small animal surgery residency training program at the University of Bristol, United-Kingdom. He became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2004. Following his residency he went back to Nantes to work as a small animal soft tissue surgeon in a referral practice. With other specialists he set up in 2006 a small animal referral hospital (CHVA) in Nantes, France. He is still working in the same hospital as a small animal soft tissue surgeon with a special interest in gastrointestinal, thoracic and minimally invasive surgery. JP was very active in his specialist college (ECVS) over the last 10 years. He lectures extensively at national and international courses/conferences on small animal surgery has published several papers in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and text books.