Drs Mark Dirven

EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

Mark Dirven (DVM) graduated from Utrecht University The Netherlands in 2004.

Since then he is working as a clinician in cardiology, ultrasonography and internal medicine in several veterinary clinics throughout the Netherlands.

In January 2012 he started an ECVIM-CA(Cardiology) approved Alternative Residency Training programme, combining his work in private practice with a residency training in cardiology and internal medicine. In March 2017 he passed his certifying exam to become a European specialist in cardiology (Diplomate ECVIM-CA Cardiology).

In September 2014 he started his own company, Ictuscordis, providing clinical services, telemedicine, consultancy and training.

From 2012 to 2018 he was working in the cardiology department of the Utrecht University companion animal clinic, several referral hospitals throughout The Netherlands and for Ictuscordis.

In 2019 he relocated to Sweden where he now works in AniCura Albano Animal Hospital and for the AniCura Group.