Gawor, Jerzy, Dr. (ARKA Veterinary Clinic, Krakow, Poland)
JP Gawor DVM PhD, DAVDC, DEVDC, FAVD
Dr Jerzy Paweł Gawor (1966) graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Academy of Agriculture in Wrocław Poland in April 1992. In 1993, he became a partner in the private practice “ARKA” in Kraków which achieved the status of Veterinary Clinic in 2004. He received his PhD in 1996 and became a specialist in Veterinary Surgery in 1997. Since January 2009 Fellow Academy of Veterinary Dentistry. In 2015 successfully completed requirements and became Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) and European Veterinary Dental College (EVDC).
Since the end on 90’s, he has regularly contributed to the promotion of small animal dental health and dentistry in post-graduate meetings and congresses. Lecturing in the Veterinary Faculty has been a part of a plan to implant Dentistry into the Polish veterinary medicine education program. From 2003 he has led the Pet Smile Campaign in Poland on behalf of the Dental Working group of the PSAVA. His main field of professional activity is dentistry, head and neck surgery and oncology. Several hundred advanced dentistry procedures a year have resulted in a wealth of skill and practical knowledge. Published and presented over 120 publications in veterinary dentistry.
Currently, Dr Gawor acts as President of Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations. He is former President of Polish Small Animal Veterinary Association as well as President of European Veterinary Dental Society. His hobbies include reading, volley-ball and antique furniture. Married to a veterinarian, his family also consists of three children, three cats and a dog.