Joao Loureiro


European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

Joao works as a clinical cardiologist (Head of Service) in a multidisciplinary referral hospital in London. He graduated as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Oporto (Portugal) in 2001 and started working in private practice in Portugal when he developed a special interest in cardiology. In April 2003 he moved to the UK and spent two years in practice. In 2005 he became a Resident in Veterinary Cardiology at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital – University of Liverpool. He gained his RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Cardiology in 2006 and his ECVIM-CA (cardiology) Specialist status in 2009. He is also an RCVS-recognised specialist since 2010. He has been an examiner for the Cardiology Speciality since 2015 and has been the chair of this committee since 2020. He enjoys all aspects of small animal cardiology with a particular interest in echocardiographic assessment of myocardial function and interventional treatment of congenital heart diseases.

Joao Loureiro lectures on the following courses

Surgical Oncology Nursing

Multiple Lecturers
9th July 2024
The Pickle Factory, London
This course with Sarah Holliday and Jen O'Keefe will look at the different surgical options available when treating cancer in veterinary patients and their associated nursing care.  
Vet Nurse Theory

Practical Echocardiography (2 day course)

Joao Loureiro
9th May 2024 + 2 Dates
The Pickle Factory, London
A hands-on 2-day veterinary echocardiography course delivered by Joao Loureiro aims to give delegates the confidence to perform diagnostic echocardiography in practice. Multiple dates are available for this course. Please select the dropdown (or basket on mobile) to view dates, times and course...
Vet Practical
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