Unione Italiana Società Veterinarie

Alessio Vigani


Alessio Vigani is currently medical director of emergency, critical care and extracorporeal therapy at The University of Zurich Small Animal Hospital. 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. He worked as Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency, Critical Care and Extracorporeal therapy at North Carolina State University from 2014 until 2019. His special interests include acute kidney injury, extracorporeal therapy, regional anesthesia in critical care, and hemodynamics.