Oechtering, Gerhard

Gerhard Oechtering DipECVAA, Veterinary Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology and Surgery

Gerhard Oechtering studied veterinary medicine at the Free University of Berlin and qualified in 1983. Later he became senior lecturer in surgical intensive care and anesthesiology at the Veterinary Department of the Justus Liebig University, Giessen. He serves as Professor and Head of the Department of Small Animals at the University of Leipzig since 1994, and was a visiting professor at the University of Tennessee in 2008. In 2002 he founded a multidisciplinary research group focusing on brachycephaly. 2005 his department opened up a special ENT-Unit. His special interests are minimal-invasive interventional ENT-Surgery, navigated surgery, laser surgery in the ENT and urological field and breeding-related ENT problems. Gerhard was repeatedly invited as a speaker from several European and American colleges to talk on brachycephaly, ENT topics or Laser surgery and he is also recognized as national specialist for Veterinary Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology.