Rares Capitan graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest (Romania) in 2006. He has worked in the field of small animals, as a practitioner, from 2009 to 2014, in Bucharest. Later he completed a dermatology residency program under the supervision of Dr Chiara Noli in Italy. In 2021, he passed the board examination of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD).
He is the founder member and president of the Romanian Society of Veterinary Dermatology. In addition, he is a speaker at numerous national and international courses, has published articles in the field of veterinary dermatology in peer-reviewed international journals and is co-author of one dermatology book. At present writing, he works as a second-opinion veterinary dermatologist in Bucharest. A particular interest of his is otology.