Dr. Pierre S. Bichsel is Brevard County’s only Board Certified Neurologist and a member of AECC’s Specialty Care Team since 2010. His European charm and soothing manner are indeed much appreciated by the clients when it comes to discussing pet treatment plans. With more than 20 years of practical experience, he is an expert in his field authoring over 30 publications and a welcomed national and international conference presenter.
Dr. Bichsel is a graduate of the University of Berne (Switzerland) College of Veterinary Medicine and in 1989 he obtained the ECVN board certification. He achieved his doctorate degree at the University of Berne in the Department of Virology with a study on the oral vaccination of foxes against rabies. He completed two internships at the University of Berne in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and in the Department of Neurology.
Dr. Bichsel moved to the United States where he completed a three year residency in Neurology with Dr. John E. Oliver, DVM MS Ph.D., at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens, Georgia., receiving board certification in 2004. He then returned to Switzerland as an assistant professor in clinical neurology at the University of Berne and a few years later opened his own private veterinary practice in Geneva, Switzerland. Since returning to the United States he has been a valued addition to AECC’s Pet Care Team since 2010.