Prophylaxis, general pratice

With pleasure our veterinaries will give you advice and support a long the path of life of your companions (nutrition, vaccination, deworming, etc.).

Surgery: osteosynthesis, soft tissue

Parallel to our own interventions, we collaborate with a number of veterinaries who confide osteosynthetic, soft tissu and abdominal surgery to us.

Veterinary practice des Bergières à Lausanne

About us

The veterinary practice Des Bergières is conveniently located inside the Des Bergières Migros MM shopping mall on the 2nd floor of the administrative buildings.

Being close to the motorway exit "Lausanne-Blécherette", the veterinary practice has the Migros MM covered parking and parking is offered to you during your consultations.

For customers preferring access by public transport, the veterinary practice is conveniently served by bus lines No. 2 and No. 21 of the TL, alighting at "Bergières" or "Boisy".

We have 2 fully equipped surgery rooms, which can be used at any time simultaneously to meet the potential urgency of operations.

History

The veterinary practice Des Bergières was formed in 1997 by Dr Marc Vingerhoets. With his extensive experience of surgery and internal medicine acquired during a variety of additional training and various stays in the academic sector in Switzerland and abroad, he has geared the services of the practice towards supporting each owner throughout the life of their pet and put all his energy into developing the quality, diversity and innovation of action, especially in his preferred field of surgery.

Our medical team

Vets

Marc Vingerhoets

Founder of the veterinary practice Des Bergières in 1997, veterinary partner.

Languages spoken: French, German, English

Veterinary doctor graduate approved by the Swiss Confederation in 1983.

PhD in Veterinary Medicine approved by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bern in 1987

Accredited medical internship and small animal surgery from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988

MBA (Master of Business Administration) graduate from the HEC School of the University of Lausanne in 1989

FVH-approved specialist since 1993

President of the Canton of Vaud Veterinary Society between 2007 and 2013

Approved by the Swiss Cynological society for the screening of knee dislocation since 1997

Postgraduate studies in joint surgery and neurosurgery at the University of Zurich in 1997

Postgraduate studies in laparoscopic digestive surgery at the European Institute of Telesurgery in Strasbourg in 1999 and 2010

Postgraduate studies in laparoscopic surgery at the Faculty of Medicine in Paris XI in 2000

Postgraduate studies in endoscopy for small animals at the Mediterranean Endoscopy Institute in Castellon in 2001

Postgraduate studies in total hip prothesis surgery at the University of Zurich in 2002

Postgraduate studies in arthroscopy for small animals at the University of Ghent in 2002 and 2004

Postgraduate studies in TTA surgery at the University of Zurich in 2004

Postgraduate studies in laser surgery techniques at the University of North Carolina

Postgraduate studies in laryngeal hemiplegia surgery at the University of Bern in 2009 and 2010.

Mélanie Lacombe

Has worked at the practice since September 2009, veterinary partner

Committee member of the of the ASA Foundation since December 2014

Committee member of the Animal Defence League of the Canton of Vaud since June 2015

Languages spoken: French, English

PhD in Veterinary Medicine. Graduated from the veterinary university of Liège with major honours from the jury - 2008

Accredited internship in medicine and surgery of domestic carnivores - National Veterinary School in Lyons - 2009

Diploma in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine - IMAOV - 2012

Diploma in CES of traumatology and osteoarticular surgery - National Veterinary School in Toulouse - 2016

Postgraduate studies in urinary surgery - IRCAD institute in Strasbourg - 2014

Postgraduate studies in digestive surgery - IRCAD institute in Strasbourg - 2015

Postgraduate studies in Laser Therapy - Mikan Paris - 2015

Postgraduate  studies in arthroscopic surgery of domestic carnivores - School of surgery at the University of Lorraine – 2016

Florence Künzle

Languages spoken: French, German, English

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bern - 1997

Diploma in chiropractic from the IVCA (International Veterinary Chiropractic Association) - 2011

Graduated in Chiropractic from the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic (IAVC) – 2011

Benjamin Muller

Joined the veterinary team in March 2013

Languages spoken: French, German, English

Graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bern in 2000

Practiced as a veterinary doctor at the Clinique Vétérinaire du Vieux-Château in Delémont between 2001 and 2004

Product manager and then head of the department of horses and livestock at the firm Biokema SA between 2004 and 2011

Veterinary doctor at the veterinary practice Des Ducats between 2011 and 2013

Alexia Hamelin

Has worked at the practice since October 2016

Languages spoken: French, English

PhD in Veterinary Medicine. Graduated from the National Veterinary School of Alfort in Paris - 2011

Accredited internship in medicine and surgery of small domestic animals at the National Veterinary School in Nantes – 2012

Former intern in surgery and emergencies of small domestic animals (pets) at the Veterinary Referral Centre for Surgery (VETREF) in Angers - 2013

Former hospital assistant in small domestic animal surgery at the National Veterinary School in Nantes - 2015

Postgraduate studies in abdominal and cardiac ultrasound, Level 1 AFVAC Course - 2012

Postgraduate studies in orthopedic surgery – AOVET courses in 2014 and 2015

The assistants and apprentices in Veterinary Medicine (AMV):

Our accredited assistants and apprentices take it in turns to welcome and advise you. They assist the vets during further examinations and ensure the care and comfort of inpatients.

Maria Cerqueira Fernandes Figueira

CFC accredited assistant in veterinary medicine since 2014

Completed her apprenticeship within the veterinary practice Des Bergières

Claudia Perroud

CFC accredited assistant in veterinary medicine since 2014

Completed her apprenticeship with Dr Wolfgang Armbrust, Marin-Neuchâtel

Anaïs Wenger

CFC accredited assistant in veterinary medicine since 2014

Apprenticeship completed within the veterinary practice De Riantbosson in Geneva

Cindy Porchet

CFC accredited assistant in veterinary medicine since 2004

Apprenticeship completed within the veterinary practice De la Grange-Neuve

Being AMV accredited, she has worked in various different veterinary practices:

Veterinary practice De La Blécherette in Lausanne (2004-2010)

Veterinary practice Des Ducats in Orbe (replacements)

Joined the veterinary practice Des Bergières in 2014

Deborah Czapka

CFC accredited assistant in veterinary medicine since 2016

Completed her apprenticeship within the veterinary practice Des Bergières

Diogo Da Costa

Apprenticeship as veterinary medicine assistant in 2nd year of training

Jessica Chaveiro

Apprenticeship as veterinary medicine assistant in 1st year of training



Practical information

Avenue des Bergières 50 1004 Lausanne
Mon-Fri: 07:30-13:00,14:00-19:00
(By appointment only)