ECBHM - Diplomate's details - Johann Kofler


University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
Clinic for Ruminants


Veterinärplatz 1
1210 Vienna


Short curriculum
Date of birth: December 30, 1959 in Italy. Study of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna from 1979 to 1986. State exam 1987 at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Bologna / Italy. Doctoral Study and Thesis from 1986 to 1989 at the Clinic of Orthopaedics in Large Animals of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna; Employment: University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Clinic of Horses, Large Animal Surgery and Orthopaedics, Veterinärplatz 1, A-1210 Vienna, since 1986. Habilitation in June 1999 with the topic „Ultrasonographic diagnosis in the bovine musculoskeletal system “(10 peer-review published articles). Associate Professor since 1999. Professional education abroad: Veterinary Practices in Germany, Clinic of Horses and Clinic of Ruminants in Hannover, Clinic of Horses and Farm Animals in Berne, Department of Surgery of the Veterinary Faculty of Utrecht. Scientific work: 98 publications in german and international journals; 6 chapters in german veterinary textbooks (Orthopaedic examination, Evaluation of synovial fluid, Ultrasonographic examination of musculoskeletal disorders, Fractures in cattle, Claw trimming in cattle) and more than 165 oral presentations - national and international. My special interest: Lameness in cattle, Orthopaedic disorders in cattle, Digital dermatitis, Ultrasonographic diagnosis in musculoskeletat disorders, Functional claw trimming in cattle, Surgical treatments for lame ruminants.