Dr Silke Salavati (Dipl.ECVIM-CA, PhD, MRCVS)

Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Background

Dr. Salavati has graduated from the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, in 2003 and has since specialised in Small Animal Internal Medicine with the particular focus on gastroenterology. She has worked in Germany, at the Royal Veterinary College in London and now at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Edinburgh. She has a particular interest in canine inflammatory bowel disease and the use of alternative treatments like probiotics and prebiotics. She also is member of the Comparative Gastroenterology Society and the president of the European Society of Comparative Gastroenterology 

Qualifications

Doctor in Philosophy, The Royal Veterinary College Investigations into the influence of probiotics in canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen Validation of the 13C sodium acetate breath test to assess gastric emptying in dogs in comparison to 99m technetium scintigraphy.

Professional Qualifications

Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - companion animals, DipECVIM-CA National Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine (Germany)