Section members and friends, from left to right

Dr Eva Rioja (University of Liverpool); Prof Frik Stegmann (University of Pretoria); Prof Brighton Dzikiti (University of Pretoria); Dr Gareth Zeiler (University of Pretoria); Dr Vincenzo Rondelli (ECVAA Candidate Italy); and Dr Lynette Bester (University of Pretoria)


Academic Staff Members

Dr Lynette Bester

DipCurAnim, BVSc, DTI, MMedVet(Anaes) (UP)

Section Head

Specialist Veterinary Anaesthesiologist

[email protected]

Tel: +27 12 529 8491

Research Interests:


Regional Anaesthesia

Brief Bio

Prof Frik Stegmann

BVSc, MMedVet(Anaes) (UP) Dip ECVAA

Associate Professor/Specialist Veterinary Anaesthesiologist

[email protected]

Tel: +27 12 529 8279

Research Interests:

Wildlife Anaesthesia

Respiratory Physiology Under General Anaesthesia

Brief Bio

Prof Tarisai Brighton Dzikiti

BVSc(UZ), MSc (UU), PhD (UP)

Associate Professor/Veterinary Anaesthesiologist / NRF-rated and multi-award-winning researcher

[email protected]

Tel: +27 12 529 8285

Research Interests:

Total and partial intravenous anaesthesia and analgesia in various species, but has lately been mostly in goats.


Brief Bio

Residents enrolled in the MMedVet (Anaesthesiology) and ECVAA Candidates


Dr Gareth Zeiler

BVSc (Hons)


[email protected]

Tel: +27 12 529 8200


Research Interests:

Domestic Feline Anaesthesia and Behaviour

Support Staff of the Section of Anaesthesiology

Sr Michelle Schutte

DipNatCon (TUT), DipVetNurse (UP)


Senior Veterinary Sister/ Anaesthesiology


[email protected]

Tel: +27 12 529 8148



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