After being co-head of surgery in a referral practice in Paris for 17 years, he was appointed by the veterinary medicine University of Vienna as Professor for small animal surgery and Head of the clinic for small animal surgery, ophthalmology, dentistry, physical therapy and rehabilitation. With this, he is currently leading a team of more than 50 people that became over time a state of the art and internationally recognized small animal surgery clinic. University Professor, doctor Med. Vet. Gilles Dupré is Diplomate of the European college of Veterinary Surgeons and Diplomate of human intervention nal pneumology and thoracoscopic surgery. He is currently appointed by many universities throughout Europe and further to provide support to the establishment and development of surgical training programs. At the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies (ESAVS), Gilles Dupré is the founder of the surgical curriculum and currently course director for soft tissue, orthopaedic surgery and anaesthesia and board member. He is also board-member and regent of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS). His activities as lecturer, speaker or teacher make him travel all over the world holding conferences about his main topics of interests: Mini-invasive surgery, oncologic surgery, upper airways and soft tissue surgery in general. Professor Dupré has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals, supervised many thesis and dissertations and written many surgery book chapters.