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Vassiliki Gouni

DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology), EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

Vassiliki is in charge of the cardiology unit at the Centre Hospitalier Vétérinaire Advetia, a private hospital based in Vélizy Villacoublais, near Paris (France). She works together with a clinical assistant and provides referral cardiology consultations.


Vassiliki graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the “Aristote” University of Salonica, Greece, in 2001. After working as a general practitioner in Athens for a couple of years, she moved to France, which is now her country of adoption. In France, she did a residency training at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, at the Cardiology Unit, while participating in different research programs, some of them in collaboration with the INSERM 955 unit on myocardial infarction. After finishing her residency, she did a PhD on the variability of different echocardiographic modalities and blood pressure measurements in collaboration with the École Doctorale SEVAB, Université Paul Sabatier, in Toulouse and held the position of clinical teacher at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort from 2008 to 2018. During this time, she had mainly clinical and teaching duties, but was also involved in clinical research for 20% of her time. She is co-author or author on over 60 publications in peer-reviewed literature. In 2018 she left academics and joined the Advetia referral center. She is a cat lover and about 65% of her cardiology cases concern cats. Vassiliki had always loved teaching and continues to share her knowledge through different seminars and conferences in congresses.