Dr. Philipp Schmierer

Klinikleitung / Dipl. ECVS

Diplomate ECVS (European College of Veterinary Surgery)


  • 2004 – 2010 Studium an der Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
  • 2010 – 2011 Internship in der Kleintierklinik der Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
  • 2011 – 2014 Residency (ECVS) in der Klinik für Kleintierchirurgie, Vetsuisse Fakultät, Universität Zürich (CH)
  • 2013 Externship, Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine; Section of Diagnostic Imaging. LA, USA
  • 2014 Externship, Utrecht University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; Section of Small Animal Surgery, NL
  • 2014 – 2015 Assistenzarzt in der Klinik für Kleintierchirurgie der Vetsuisse Fakultät, Universität Zürich, CH
  • 2016 – 2019 Oberarzt der Klinik für Kleintierchirurgie der Vetsuisse Fakultät, Universität Zürich, CH
  • seit 2019 in der Tierklinik Posthausen
  • seit 2021 Partner in der Tierklinik Posthausen



  • Schmierer, P. A., & Böttcher, P. (2023). Patient specific, synthetic, partial unipolar resurfacing of a large talar osteochondritis dissecans lesion in a dog. Veterinary Surgery.
  • Luescher, M., Schmierer, P. A., Park, B. H., Pozzi, A., Gutbrod, A., Evans, R., & Knell, S. C. (2020). Biomechanical comparison of knotted and knotless stabilization techniques of the tarsal medial collateral ligament in cats: A cadaveric study. Veterinary Surgery, 49(2), 390-400.
  • Schmierer, P. A., Tünsmeyer, J., Tipold, A., Hartnack‐Wilhelm, S., Lesczuk, P., & Kästner, S. B. (2020). Randomized controlled trial of pregabalin for analgesia after surgical treatment of intervertebral disc disease in dogs. Veterinary Surgery, 49(5), 905-913.
  • Castelli, E., Schmierer, P. A., & Pozzi, A. (2019). Custom acetabular prosthesis for total hip replacement: A case report in a dog with acetabular bone loss after femoral head and neck ostectomy. Veterinary Surgery, 48(8), 1520-1529.
  • Schmierer, P. A., Smolders, L. A., Zderic, I., Gueorguiev, B., Pozzi, A., & Knell, S. C. (2019). Biomechanical properties of plate constructs for feline ilial fracture gap stabilization. Veterinary Surgery, 48(1), 88-95.
  • Book Chapter: Philipp Schmierer, Antonio Pozzi: Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis. Chapter in: Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics, Editors: Matthew D. Barnhart, Karl C. Maritato, Wiley 2018;p41-49
  • Muri B, Schmierer PA, Schwarz A, et al.: Hyperfibrinolysis Diagnosed with Rotational Thrombelastometry and Treated with Tranexamic Acid in a Dog with Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy. SAT 2018 Apr;160(4)227-233
  • Schmierer PA, Pozzi A.: Guidelines for surgical approaches for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis in cats. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2017 Jul;30(4):272-278
  • Paulick L, Knell SC, Smolders LA et al.: Biomechanical Comparison of  ALPS, FIXIN, LCP and DCP Plates in a Feline Ilial Fracture Model. ECVS Annual Conference Abstracts; 2017
  • Gutbrod A, Vincenti S, Kühn K, et al.: An anatomical study of plate-rod fixation in feline tibiae. Vet Surg. 2017 Oct;46(7)909-914
  • Schmierer PA, Smolders LA, Zderic I, et al.: Ex Vivo Biomechanical Properties of Plate Constructs for Feline Ilial Fracture Gap Stabilization. Vet Surg
  • Schmierer PA, Smolders LA, Zderic I, et al.: Ex Vivo Biomechanical Properties of Plate Constructs for Feline Ilial Fracture Gap Stabilization. Vet Surg
  • Schmierer PA, Kircher PR, Hartnack S, Knell SC: Screw Loosening and Pelvic Canal Narrowing After Lateral Plating of Feline Ilial Fractures With Locking and Nonlocking Plates. Vet Surg. 2015 Oct;44(7):900-4
  • Stoller F, Schlegel A, Viecelli HM, Rüfnacht V et al.: Transfection in Small Pigs After Waning by Hydrodynamic Intraportal Injection of Naked DNA/Minicicle Vectors. Hum Gene Ther Methods. 2015 Oct;26(5):181-92
  • Schmierer PA, Schwarz A, Bass DA, Knell SC: Novel avulsion pattern of the left principal bronchus with involvement of the carina and caudal thoracic trachea in a cat. J Feline Med Surg. 2014 Aug;16(8):695-8