We prioritize continuous training
Continuous professional development is indispensable for competent professional practice. This forms part of the further training not only of our vets but of the team as a whole.
In 1999 Karen Voelkel completed her study of veterinary medicine at the veterinary faculty of the Free University of Berlin. She founded the Tierarztpraxis am Millerntor (Veterinary Practice at Millerntor) in Hamburg - St. Pauli in early 2010, after several years of residency in various animal clinics and veterinary practices throughout Germany and continuing education at a number of veterinary training institutions.
I am constantly working to expand my knowledge to the benefit of your pet's health through continuous training.
|1992 - 1999:||Studies in veterinary medicine at the veterinary faculty of the Freie Universität Berlin.|
|1999 - 2008:||Employment in small, highly professional animal practices and clinics.|
|since 1999:||Regular further training in the small animal sector (especially in the areas of internal medicine, parasitology, dietetics, radiology, and laboratory diagnostics).|
|since 1999:||Regular further training in internal medicine, for example, at the Akademie für tierärztliche Fortbildungen (ATF; Academy for Veterinary Training).|
|since 2001:||Voluntary work for various animal welfare organizations at home and abroad.|
|2002 - 2004:||Additional training in physiotherapy (physical therapy) and neural therapy at Vierbeiner Reha-Zentrum (animal rehabilitation center) in Bad Wildungen.|
|2010:||Established the Tierarztpraxis am Millerntor|
|2010 - 2012:||Intensive training in acupuncture at the Akademie für tierärztliche Fortbildungen (ATF; Academy for Veterinary Training) at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen.|
|2010 - 2011:||Advanced training in dentistry under Dr. Dr. Fahrenkrug.|
|since 2010:||Volunteer care for animals owned by homeless people animals. The Obdachlosen-Tierhilfe (an animal welfare organization for the homeless) is an initiative of the Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (German Red Cross), the Franziskus Tierheim (St. Francis Animal Shelter) and the Tierärztekammer Hamburg (Hamburg Veterinary Chamber).|
|since 2010:||Regular further training in the area of diagnostic ultrasound, for example at the Akademie für tierärztliche Fortbildungen (Academy for Veterinary Training).|
|2012:||Various trainings in the areas of internal medicine and laboratory diagnostics.|
|2012:||Intensive seminar in anesthetic management.|
|2013:||Various trainings in the areas of internal medicine, ultrasound, dermatology, and allergology.|
|2013:||Intensive seminar in laboratory diagnostics, hematology, and endocrinology.|
|2013:||2-day intensive seminar in the fields of allergology and dermatology.|
|2013:||Intensive seminar in sonography, internal diagnostics.|
|2014:||Intensive seminar: "The Patient with Ascites Disease" at the animal clinic Lademannbogen.|
|2014:||Intensive seminar in laboratory diagnostics in the area of cytologie at Timmendorfer Tierärzteseminare.|
|2014:||Advanced training in dentistry at the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Zahnheilkunde (DGT; German Society for Dentistry).|
|2014:||Intensive seminar in neurological examination at the animal clinic Norderstedt.|
|2014:||Intensive seminar about "The Relationship between Sonography and Laboratory Parameters" at scil animal care campany.|
|2014:||Various trainings in the areas of internal medicine.|
|2015:||Opthtalmology seminar at Tierärztliche Spezialisten in Hamburg|
|2015:||Case-based intensive seminar about problems in the urinary tracts of cats in veterinary clinic Lademannbogen|
|2015:||Advanced radiology and x-ray diagnostics at Timmendorfer Tierärzte Seminare|
|2015:||Seminar for advanced sonography techniques at Timmendorfer Tierärzte Seminare|
|2015:||Seminar in urology and nephrology at Timmendorfer Tierärzte Seminare|
|2015:||Regular advanced training courses in internal medicine|
|Languages:||German and English.|
Dr. Stephanie Götzke is an important part of our practice since day one and specialized in ultrasound investigations
and echocardiography (heart ultrasound). If necessary, it is possible to schedule an appointment promptly.
She also works as holiday cover for us.
|1986 - 1991:||Study of veterinary medicine at the Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover (University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover).|
|1993:||Doctorate at the Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover (University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover).|
|since 1993:||Work as veterinary practitioner.|
|since 1995:||Cardiological diagnostics.|
|since 2004:||Ultrasound examinations of the heart.|
|since 2007:||Self-employed with the "Mobile Diagnostikpraxis" (mobile diagnostics practice), providing cardiological and ultrasound services to colleagues in private practices in Hamburg and surrounding areas.|
|Languages:||German and English.|
Anna-Lena Schumman started working in our practice as TFA (Veterinary Assistant) in 2011.
Through her additional qualifications as a physiotherapist and osteopath she complements the range of
services we offer.
Additionally, she always has an open ear for all your questions.
|2007 - 2009:||Training as Veterinary Assistant (TFA).|
|since 2009:||Regular training in nutrition counseling.|
|2010:||Emergency management training.|
|2013:||X-ray course at the Vierbeiner Reha Zentrum (animal rehabilitation center) in Bad Wildungen.|
|2013:||Additional training in osteopathy at the Vierbeiner Reha Zentrum (animal rehabilitation center) in Bad Wildungen.|
|since 2013:||Additional training in physiotherapy (physical therapy) at the Vierbeiner Reha Zentrum (animal rehabilitation center) in Bad Wildungen.|
|2014:||Intensive seminar in anesthetic management.|
|2015:||Additional training in accupuncture at the Vierbeiner Reha Zentrum (animal rehabilitation center) in Bad Wildungen.|
|Languages:||German, English, and French.|
Some years ago, Milo has completed her training as a veternary assistant in our practice.
In the meantime, she has become a professional musician and is pretty busy with her band
To our delight, she works as holiday cover for us every now and then.
Martina Ludewig studying design in Hamburg and works as a student assistant in our practice. She is a reliable and competent part of our team and we are happy to have her.
|since 2012:||Studies of communication design at Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (HAW; Hamburg University of Applied Sciences).|
|Languages:||German and English.|
Our office dog Pola has been through and seen a lot. She came to us after an accident and now speeds through life on only three legs. Pola is doing really well again. She is finally home and a happy companion in our practice, day after day!
|Duties:||Motivate the team, give comfort, work as a model|