Laurent graduated in 2015 from Ghent University, Belgium and worked in general practice for one year both abroad in South-Africa as well as in Belgium, primarily with cats, dogs and wildlife, before starting a rotating Internship in a busy referral centre in the UK. During his Internship, Laurent obtained his certificate in Veterinary Cardiology. After completing his Internship, Laurent completed a Residency in Veterinary Cardiology at the University of Ghent before joining a busy referral practice in the Greater London Area for one year before joining Dick White Referrals in 2022.
Laurent enjoys all aspects of veterinary Cardiology though he has a particular interest in procedures involving cardiopulmonary bypass, minimally invasive interventions and wildlife cardiology.
• Relevance of serum electrolytes in dogs and cats with acute heart failure: a retrospective study (Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine)
• Infective Vegetative Endocarditis of the Mitral, Aortic, and Pulmonary Valve due to Enterococcus hirae in a Cat with a Ventricular Septal Defect (Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
• Thoracic radiography and transthoracic echocardiography in healthy ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) (PlosOne)
Transthoracic echocardiography and cardiac biomarkers in healthy captive male and female squirrel monkeys (Saimiri spp.) (Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.