In 2002, Dr. Jiri Heinz graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Veterinary Pharmaceutical Sciences in Brno, Czech Republic with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduating, he gained experience by working in a small animal hospital in Prague for 5 years.
Dr. Jiri then moved to the UK where he undertook a clinical internship at Fitzpatrick Referrals, specializing in orthopedics, followed by a one and a half year stint at an Emergency and Critical Care clinic. Dr. Jiri then made the decision to move to Bermuda and join the Ettrick team back in 2011. Although he practices general medicine and surgery, his passion is orthopedic surgery.
In March 2018 he completed a post gradual study in small animal surgery at The University of Liverpool, UK. He completed a synoptic exam and was awarded a post gradual certification in general small animal surgery CertAVP( GSAS).
In his spare time, he loves playing tennis, swimming, surfing, scuba diving and boating. He has an appreciation for art and music.