Unione Italiana Società Veterinarie

Zdenek (Sid) Knotek

DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECZM (Herpetological Medicine and Surgery)

Sid Knotek is the Head of Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, and adjunct professor on Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Purdue University (IN, USA). Sid is an active diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine, member of ARAV, a past-president of EAZWV and a president of the Czech Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (CAZWV). As a visiting professor Sid has lectures and practical training at universities abroad (Budapest, Copenhagen, Kosice, Ljubljana, Porto, Lisabon, Villa Real, Utrecht, Vienna, Warsaw, Cracow, Wroclaw, Purdue, Sydney and Denpasar (Indonesia). His current focus involves medicine and surgery in reptiles, small mammals and birds. Sid supervised Summer School for Exotic Medicine and Surgery (2004 - 2019). Currently he supervises 4 ESAVS courses in Europe (since 2005) and China (since 2015).