Na vrátkach 13, 841 01 Bratislava
phone: +421-2-64461794, +421-2-54419949
klinika@sibra.sk
  • Mon-Fri9:00 - 19:00
  • Sat10:00 - 12:00
  • Sun17:00 - 19:00
  • Holidays17:00 - 19:00
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Cat friendly clinic
We are first Cat Friendly Clinic in Slovakia and it's with GOLD standard! More about Cat Friendly Clinic Scheme, visit: catfriendlyclinic.org
BAER test
We are one of the few veterinary offices in Slovakia that offer the BAER audiometric test with full certification. If your dog has stopped responding to sounds, do not hesitate to make an appointment for examination. Get help now – don’t wait until the hearing loss is complete.
Arthroscopy
We offer the least invasive techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of articular diseases. If your pet is limping, entrust them to the experts. Schedule an examination by phone: 00421-2-64461794
Our team
Oncology and chemotherapy
As dogs and cats age, their incidence of cancer increases. Significant progress in veterinary medicine allows for effective treatment of many of these diseases. We have a number of highly effective treatment methods, such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.  Other approaches are known as palliative. The goal of palliative treatment is not to completely cure the patient, but to extend his life and improve quality of life. We also must not forget the promotion of complementary methods, such as diet and physical therapy. Treatment of several cancers, such as cancer of the lymph node - lymphoma - is chemotherapy-based. The chemotherapy consists of administering cytostatic drugs, which are capable of destroying tumor cells. The type...
Na vrátkach 13, 841 01 Bratislava
phone: +421-2-64461794, +421-2-54419949
klinika@sibra.sk
  • Mon-Fri9:00 - 19:00
  • Sat10:00 - 12:00
  • Sun17:00 - 19:00
  • Holidays  17:00 - 19:00
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MVDr. Jozef Fico
  • cardiology, pneumology, certification of hereditary heart disease
  • member of Veterinary Chamber of the Slovak Republic (KVL SR)


21 years of experience in leading cardiologic diagnostics and therapy, with more than 7,000 patients, mostly dogs and cats.

 Co-founder and co-owner of the clinic Sibra - Center of Veterinary Medicine and the author of articles and lectures for both laypeople and the professional public. Takes a pioneering, problem-oriented approach to the patient.


Recent courses:
Strategic Management and Innovation (CBS-Copenhagen Business School)

Business Analytics Specialization (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)

Executive Data Science (Johns Hopkins University)

 

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MVDr. Vladimír Vatolík
  • ortopedics, surgery, neurosurgery
  • member of Slovakian Small Animal Veterinary Association
  • member of Veterinary Chamber of Slovak Republic (KVL SR)
  • vatolik@sibra.sk
Research and Science
  1. I.Hajek, V.Vatolík, Divertikl 4. mozkové komory u Dobrmana, Informačný spravodajca KVLSR 4/2016

  2.  

    V.VATOLÍK, A.GALOVIČOVÁ, S.FICOVÁ Stabilizácia zlomenín metatarzálnych kostí u mačky, Pes a mačka 9/2016
  3. V.VATOLÍK, Kombinácia internej a externej fixácii pre riešení nestability tarzu, Informačný spravodajca KVL SR 3/2016
  4. V.VATOLÍK, A.GALOVIČOVÁ, Terapia pomocou "platelest rich plasma" - PRP, Pes a mačka 7/2016, s.14-15
  5. V.VATOLÍK, Aktuálne trendy v riešení Wobblerovho syndrómu, Informačný spravodajca KVLSR 01/2016
  6. V.VATOLÍK, Ž.DOKIČ, Ortopedické a neurologické príčiny krívania u mačiek – popis prípadu , Informačný spravodajca KVLSR 03/2015
  7. V.PALUŠ, Z.JUHÁSZOVÁ, V.VATOLÍK, S.FICOVÁ, Quadrigeminálna cysta u čivavy, Informačný spravodajca KVLSR 1/2015


Major CPDs

1.4.2017 Course on treatment of angular deformities by circular external fixation, garant: Emilio Salas Herreros drMedVet, Gian Luca Rovesti drMedVet, Bologna, Taliansko.

31.3.2017 Advanced linear external fixation course, garant: Emilio Salas Herreros drMedVet, Gian Luca Rovesti drMedVet, Bologna, Taliansko.

10-11.12.2016 Artroskopia Malých zvierat, garant MVDr. Jan Beránek MRCVS, Žilina.


30.6.-15.7.2016 surgery externship, Tiergesundheitszentrum, Bramsche, Germany

21.-22.5. 2016  International Fidex user conference and workshop, Praha, Czech republic

9.-10. 5. 2016 Arthrex Arthrolab product training workshop, Munich, Germany

6-7 .11. 2015 Advanced Neurosurgery workshop, Centro Veterinario de Diagnóstico por Imagen del Levante Rojales Alicante, Spain. Course instructor: Franck Forterre Professor, dipl. ECVS.

 28.-29.3. 2015 Orto-trauma workshop/Chirurgické prístupy ku kĺbom a kostiam, garant: Dr. Prof. Bruno Peirone, Enrico Panichi DVM, Wien, Austria. 

 6.-7.12.2014 Moderné trendy v liečbe zlomenín a hojení kostí, garant: Dr. Prof. Bruno Peirone, Enrico Panichi DVM, Smolenice, Slovakia.

 18.11.2012 Kurz Ortopédie a traumatológie, garant: Dr Eva Schnabl Dipl. ECVS, Bratislava, Slovakia.

 



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MVDr. Hana Matušková
  • internal medicine, feline medicine, surgery,
  • member of Slovakian Small Animal Veterinary Association
  • member of Veterinary Chamber of Slovak Republic (KVL SR)
  • member of International Society of Feline Medicine
  • matuskova@sibra.sk
Research

1. Matušková H., Vzácny prípad hemangiopericytomu močového mechúra,  Informačný spravodajca KVL SR , 02/2015

2. Hájek, I., Šimerdová, V., Matušková, H. Neurologická manifestace hypotyreózy u psa – popis případu. Nová Veterinária 2015, Nitra, Slovenská republika, 2015.

3. Šimerdová, V., Matušková, H., Škor, O. Primární multipní kožní mastocytomy u psa – popis případu. Veterinářství 2016;66:360-365.

4. Šimerdová, V., Matušková, H., Škor, O. Peripheral nerve sheath tumour u geriatrické německé dogy. In: Zborník prednášok juvenilný a geriatrický pacient. Senec: Slovenská asociácia veterinárnych lékarov malých zvierat, 2016, s. 106.

5. Matušková, H., Šimerdová, V. Canine multiple mast cell tumor and its association with atopic dermatitis and seizures. In: Book of abstracts. Visegrád: 1st Veterinary Oncology and Clinical Pathology Meeting, 2016, s. 40.

 
6. Matušková H., Fyzikálne vyšetrenie - čo všetko očakávať vo veterinárnej ambulancii?, Pes a mačka 10/2016,s.16-17

 

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MVDr. Ivo Hájek PhD.
  • neurology, internal medicine
  • member of - European Society of Veterinary Neurology (ESVN)
  • - Veterinary Chamber of the Slovak Republic (KVL SR)
  • - MENSA International
  • Registered member of Louisiana State University for BAER testing
  • hajek@sibra.sk

School attended and graduation date

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; graduated 2010 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - MVDr. = equivalent of DVM


2010 – 2014: Assistant at the Small Animal Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic, including teaching activities in small animals’ internal medicine and neurology


Ph.D. degree in neurology; PhD Thesis Title: Electroneurography of the peripheral nerves in dogs. University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, 2014

Other professional qualifications

2010 – Qualification course under § 17 of Act No. V/2/2006/01 to protect animals against cruelty (animal welfare).

2012 – Postgraduate exams from diagnostic imaging, small animal internal medicine and pathological physiology

Current Employment

From February 2015: Veterinary referral clinic Sibra – Centre of Veterinary Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia – Department of Internal Medicine and Neurology.

Clinical Interests

Veterinary Neurology

Small Animal Internal Medicine

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Diagnostic Imaging


Externships

2014 – Dept. Small Animal Medicine (Neurology) – Ghent University (Dr. Bhatti, prof. Van Ham)

2015 – Dept. Small Animal Neurology – Animal Health Trust (Dr. Luisa De Risio)


Memberships

European Society of Veterinary Neurology (ESVN)

Veterinary Chamber of the Slovak Republic (KVL SR)

MENSA International

Registered member of Louisiana State University for BAER testing

Major CPDs

2017 
Neuropathology and MRI interpretation - ESAVS (European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies), Bern, Switzerland

Záchvaty - diferenciální diagnostika a managment, 
certifikovaný online kurz, garant: MVDr.Petr Šrenk DVM, DipECVN

2012 14th ESVCP Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2012 22nd ECVIM-CA Congress, Maastricht, Netherlands

2013 31st World Veterinary Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

2014 SASAP, Belgrade Veterinary Neurology Conference, Belgrade, Serbia

2014 20th FECAVA Eurocongress, Munchen, Germany
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MVDr. PharmDr. Veronika Šimerdová
  • oncology, internal medicine
  • member of European Society of Veterinary Oncology
  • member of Slovakian Small Animal Veterinary Association
  • member of Veterinary Chamber of Slovak Republic (KVL SR)
  • member of Society of Oncology of Czech Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2014 – 2015 board member
  • simerdova@sibra.sk

Education

 

  • 2007 – 2014

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Brno, Czech Republic, master study programme Veterinary Medicine

  • 2010 – 2011

Pharmaceutical Faculty, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Brno, Czech Republic, advanced master study programme Social Pharmacy – Pharmacy Practice

  • 2005 – 2010

Pharmaceutical Faculty, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Brno, Czech Republic, master study programme Pharmacy

 

Work experience

 

  • January 2016 –

Small Animal Referral Centre Sibra, Bratislava

veterinarian, clinical oncologist

  • August 2015 – December 2015

The Department of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Brno, Czech Republic

assistant

  • 2007 – 2015

Delacon Biotechnik CR spol. s r.o., Sumperk, Czech Republic

assistant/manager for research and development

  • 2014 – June 2015

The Department of Internal Medicine, Small Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Brno, Czech Republic

veterinarian - internist

 

Memberships

  • 2017 –

member of European Society of Veterinary Oncology

  • 2016 –

member of Slovakia Small Animal Veterinary Association

  • 2016 –

member of Veterinary Chamber of Slovak Republic (KVL SR)

  • 2014 –

member of Society of Oncology of Czech Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2014 – 2015 board member

  • 2013

member of European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Major CPDs

 

  • 2013 Oncology congress (Jitrava, CZ)
  • 2013 31st World Veterinary Congress (Prague, CZ)
  • 2014 20th FECAVA Eurocongress (Munich, DE)
  • 2014 Neurology congress (Nitra, SK)
  • 2014 2nd National dermatology congress (Bratislava, SK)
  • 2014 Clinical pathology congress (Senec, SK)
  • 2014 Clinical pathology course (Brno, CZ)
  • 2016 VetCPD Make your way through the cytology of the lymphoid system
  • 2017 VetCPD Cutaneous mast cell tumours


 





Research and Science

  1. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I., Schanilec, P., Rehaková, K., Frgelecova, L. [Cytological and biochemical findings in cerebrospinal fluid of dogs with secondary intracranial neoplasia]. In: Zbornik prednasok klinicka patologia. Senec: The Slovak Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2014, p. 152.
  2. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I., Schanilec, P., Frgelecova, L. [A suspected medulloblastoma with exfoliation of cells into cerebrospinal fluid in a canary dog]. In: Zbornik prednasok klinicka patologia. Senec: Slovak Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2014, p. 153.
  3. Simerdova, V., Hajek I., Schanilec, P., Agudelo, C. F., Honajzerova, P. [Hyperthyreoidism in cats – description of two cases with neurological manifestation]. Veterinarstvi 2014;64:492-497.
  4. Agudelo, C. F., Honajzerova, P., Kucerova, R., Simerdova, V., Hajek, I. [Cardiomyopathy of patients treated with doxorubicin]. Veterinarni klinika 2014;11:156-159.
  5. Simerdova, V., Ceplecha, V., Honajzerova, P., Hajek, I., Agudelo, C. F. [Pelger-Huët anomaly in Australian Shepherd Dog – a case description]. Veterinarstvi 2014;64:739-743.
  6. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I., Schanilec, P. Influence of phenobarbital on serum biochemical profile in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy. In: 20th FECAVA Eurocongress Proceedings Saturday, Nov 8, 2014. Munich: FECAVA, 2014, s. 230.
  7. Hajek, I., Simerdova, V., Schanilec, P., Agudelo, C. F., Stehlik, L., Vávra, M. Metronidazole-induced neurotoxicity in a dog. In: 20th FECAVA Eurocongress Proceedings Saturday, Nov 8, 2014. Munich: FECAVA, 2014, s. 212.
  8. Hajek, I., Simerdova, V., Agudelo, C. F., Vavra, M., Stehlik, L. [Central vestibular syndrome in a dog intoxicated with metronidazole]. Veterinarstvi 2015;65:87-89.
  9. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I. [The influence of phenobarbital on biochemical profile of peripheral blood in dogs – a literary review]. Veterinarstvi 2015;65:174-176.
  10. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I., Schanilec, P. Addisonian crisis in a dog treated with phenobarbitone. Australian Veterinary Journal 2015;93:105-108.
  11. Kralova-Kovarikova, S., Simerdova, V., Honzak, D., Bilek, M. [Bacterial infections of urinary tract in cats with FLUTD]. Dni mediciny maciek, Senec: Slovak Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2015.
  12. Kralova-Kovarikova, S., Simerdova,V. [Environmental enrichment in the treatment and management of idiopathic cystitis in cats]. Veterinarni klinika 2015;12:157-161.
  13. Simerdova, V., Kralova-Kovarikova, S., Honzak, D., Bilek, M. [Prevalence of urinary tract infections in male cats with obstructice uropathy – a retrospective study. Veterinarni klinika 2015;12:169-171.
  14. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I., Agudelo, C. F. [Secondary immune-mediated hemolytic anaemia in cats – two case descriptions]. Veterinarni klinika 2015;12:172-175.
  15. Hajek, I., Simerdova, V., Wang, P., Bhatti, S. F. M., Rusbridge, C., Minassian, B. A., Palus, V. Lafora disease in a Beagle. In: XXVIII. Annual Congress ESVN/ECVN. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2015.
  16. Simerdova, V., Vavra, M., Skoric, M., Hajek, I., Skor, O. [Nasal osteosarcoma in a 5-month-old Sphynx Cat]. XXIII. Anniversary Conference  of CSAVA, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, 2015.
  17. Hajek, I., Simerdova, V., Matuskova, H. [Neurological manifestation of hypothyroidism in a dog – a case report]. Nova Veterinaria 2015, Nitra, Slovak Republic, 2015.
  18. Simerdova, V., Hajek, I. [Risks of raw food in dogs and cats: literature review]. Veterinářství 2016;66:19-22.
  19. Simerdova, V., Matuskova, H., Skor, O. [Primary multiple cutaneous mast cell tumours in a dog – a case report]. Veterinářství 2016;66:360-365.
  20. Simerdova, V., Fazekasova, I., Hajek, I. [Juvenile Addison΄s Disease in a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel]. In: Zborník prednášok juvenilný a geriatrický pacient. Senec: Slovakia Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2016, s. 105.
  21. Simerdova, V., Matusková, H., Skor, O. [Peripheral nerve sheath tumour in a geriatric Great Dane]. In: Zborník prednášok juvenilný a geriatrický pacient. Senec: Slovakia Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2016, s. 106.
  22. Matuskova, H., Simerdova, V. Canine multiple mast cell tumor and its association with atopic dermatitis and seizures. In: Book of abstracts. Visegrád: 1st Veterinary Oncology and Clinical Pathology Meeting, 2016, s. 40.
  23. Simerdova, V., Honajzerova, P. Experience with Pelger-Hüet anomaly. In: Book of abstracts. Visegrád: 1st Veterinary Oncology and Clinical Pathology Meeting, 2016, s. 67.
  24. Simerdova, V., Beranek, J., Hauck, M., Skor, O. Feline injection-site sarcoma: the end of bad treatment – how to avoid mistakes? Veterinarstvi 2016;66:900-904.
  25. Simerdova, V., Horackova, K., Skor, O. Clinical nutrition of oncology patient. Veterinarní klinika 2017;14:8-11.
  26. Simerdova, V., Kralova-Kovarikova, S. Particularities of urinalysis in oncology patient. Veterinarni klinika 2017;14:28-32.
  27. Skor, O., Simerdova, V., Horackova, K., a kol. Principles of analgesia in patients with chronic cancer pain. Veterinarni klinika 2017;14:34-44.
  28. Simerdova, V., Vavra, M., Skoric, M., Hajek, I., Skor, O. What is your diagnosis? Multilobate nasal mass in a 5-month-old Sphynx cat. Vet Clin Pathol 2017;doi:10.1111/vcp.12485

 

Lectures

 Precongress day of 2nd congress of Society of Oncology of CSAVA, 27. 11. 2015 Brno: Diagnostics of skin tumours of dogs and cats.

Workshop „Urinalysis“, KVL CR, 5. 3. 2016 Brno: Epitheluria, transitional cell carcinoma.

Course „Urinalysis in clinical practice (and something more)“, VFU Brno, 29. 4. 2016 Brno: Approach to an oncology patient, epitheluria and transitional cell carcinoma, sof tissue sarcomas.

 

Languages

English – fluent (FCE, 2004)

 

 

 

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MVDr. Bc. Veronika Čaklošová
  • physiotherapy, rehabilitation,
  • member of VEPRA Veterinary European Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Association
  • member of Veterinary Chamber of Slovak Republic (KVL SR)
  • caklosova@sibra.sk
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