In 2012 Dr. Floris Dröes graduated with honors for his DVM from Utrecht University (The Netherlands). Afterwards he published a Dutch small animal formulary that same year. Since he has worked in several private practices in The Netherlands, and at the emergency service of Utrecht University’s Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals. In 2017 he finished his rotating internship at Dick White Referrals (United Kingdom), while also attaining a post-graduate certificate in small animal medicine and surgery with distinction from the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). Afterwards he returned to work at the small animal emergency service of Utrecht University.
Summer 2019 Floris joined the Gastrointestinal Laboratory (Texas A&M University) to pursue a combined PhD and residency program in small animal internal medicine. His PhD research will be focused on coagulation in patients with liver disease. He has special interest in all small animal gastroenterology and ECC (emergency and critical care). Besides this he is passionate about training/teaching others.
Outside the lab Floris loves to do sports (from yoga inspired to strength training and HIIT), listen to music, is actively involved in the European Society of Comparative Gastroenterology and likes to spend time outdoors. He thinks a healthy mind and a healthy body go together, and would love to keep his experience of teaching sports classes up to date while in Texas.