About me

Dr Frank Doerges (DVM) 

Educational Qualifications

1991 Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Giessen, Germany     


Post Graduate Qualification

2010 Degree in Osteopathy for Horses

2004 Advanced Equine Dentistry at Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

2000 Externship at the Colorado State University, Colorado (USA), at the Equine Hospital in Naperville, Illinois (USA) and at Rood and Riddle, Kentucky (USA); Externship at the Equine Hospital, Dr. Werner Jahn, Bargteheide, Germany 

1999 Attained Specialist Qualifications in Equine Studies (Fachtierarzt für Pferde)
         
1994 Dissertation at the Clinic for Horses at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover under the direction of Professor Dr. E. Deegen
on the following subject: “Endoscopic survey of gastric lesions in horses and researches about their aetiopathogenesis“


Career Summary

2012-now Associate Veterinarian at the practice for Equine Dentistry and Chiropractic, Dr. med. vet. Julia Lehmann, Lutzhorn, Germany and Principal and Owner of the Practice for Equine Osteopathy, Coogee, NSW, Australia

2000-2012 Principal and owner of the Practice for horses in Hamburg, Germany

1999-2000 Associate Veterinarian at the Equine Hospital, Dr. Dirk Fister, Hamburg, Germany

1994-1999 Veterinary Surgeon at the R+V Insurance Company in Wiesbaden, Germany (medical check of high-priced warmbloods
and thoroughbreds for life insurance)

1993-1994 Dissertation at the Clinic for Horses at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover

1991-1993 As the senior associate Veterinarian at the Clinic for Horses in Speikern, Germany


Publications

1997 DOERGES, F., E. DEEGEN and J. LUNDBERG: Incidence of gastric lesions in horses in regard to horse husbandry, feeding and perfomance. Pferdeheilkunde (The Journal of Equine Disease, German Veterinary Medical Association), 2,1997

1995 DOERGES, F., E. DEEGEN and J. LUNDBERG: Gastric Lesions in Horses: High Incidence in gastroscopic investigations – Pferdeheilkunde, 11, 3, 173-184

1994 DOERGES, F., J. BRUMHARD, M. VENNER, E. DEEGEN and M. STOLTE: Incidence of gastric lesions in horses. German           Veterinary Association, 13th Workshop of Diseases in Horses, Wiesbaden

1993 DOERGES, F., K. VORNBERGER and P. STADLER: Sonographic survey of an indolent Volvolus nodosus in a pony mare.             Pferdeheilkunde, 6, 369-372