31st October 2025
On-Demand Panel Discussion
European Veterinary Specialist in Large Animal Surgery
Michael Schramme qualified as a veterinarian from the University of Gent, Belgium, in 1985. He has since worked as a resident, lecturer, senior lecturer or associate professor in equine surgery at the University of Ghent, the Royal Veterinary College (London), the Animal Health Trust (Newmarket), Cornell University (New York) and North Carolina State University (USA). In 2011, Dr. Schramme was appointed Professor in Equine Surgery and Orthopaedics at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon, VetAgro Sup in France. He holds the Certificate in Equine Orthopaedics, the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Diploma of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and Associate Diplomate status of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. He has a PhD in equine rheumatology. Dr. Schramme is President of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and ex-President of the European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He has an interest in all aspects of large animal surgery, lameness and diagnostic imaging with special emphasis on MRI and regenerative medicine.