Doctor Niziolek is the owner of VETCARDIA, he graduated the Department of Veterinary Medicine on Warsaw Agricultural University in 1996. His specialty is diagnosing and treatment of cardiovascular system diseases in dogs, cats, and ferrets. He is a well experienced practitioner, with many years’ practice in several private veterinary practices in Warsaw (Przychodnia dla Zwierząt Boss,, Żoliborska Klinika Weterynaryjna, Natolińska Lecznica Weterynaryjna, Klinika Małych Zwierząt SGGW, Przychodnia Weterynaryjna Marysin) and several internships (Royal (Dick) Veterinary College in Edinburgh (Scotland), Tierklinik Vetsuisse Faculty University in Bern (Switzerland), Cabinet Veterinaire Amberger-Philip in geneva (Switzerland), Heart Station of the University Clinic in Uppsala (Sweden). He attended numerous ESAVS courses (Cardiology I – IV, Emergency and Critical Care I – II). He is a member of ESVC (European Society of Veterinary Cardiologists) and IVECCS (International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society). He has published numerous articles and presented lectures on cardiovascular diseases on the Postgraduate Specialization in Canine and Feline Medicine in Warsaw. His mentors are renown Polish (Urszula Pasławska, DVM, PhD, Bohdan Kurski, DVM) and international (Christophe Lombard, PhD, Clarence Kvart, PhD, Gerhard Wess, PhD, Claudio Bussadori, PhD, Jens Haggstron, PhD, David Spreng, PhD, Alan Kovacevic, DVM, Armelle de la Forcade, DVM, Jennifer Devey, DVM).
Dr Niziołek specializes in echocardiography, and emergency and critical care in patients with cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
In his private life a husband and father of two – daughter Natalia and her younger brother Filip. They own two dogs – Lavia and Glow, both purebreed dogs – Cesky terriers. Passionate of macrophotography, nature and wildlife documentaries, popular science literature, long distance running, heavy metal, ambient and electronic rock music. You can find out more about Dr Niziołek on his Instagram under the nick rafalniziolek71 and on Faccebook as Nature and Aviation Photography Rafal Niziolek