Alessio Vigani is currently faculty in small animal emergency and critical care and extracorporeal therapy at North Carolina State University. Alessio received his D.V.M. degree Summa Cum Laude from the University of Milan in 2006 and then obtained his PhD degree in clinical sciences. He completed a small animal rotating internship at the Ohio State University in Columbus in 2009.
He subsequently pursued two consecutive residency programs in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia and emergency and critical care at the University of Florida. He is ACVAA diplomate since 2012 and ACVECC diplomate since 2014. He worked at North Carolina State University as Clinical Assistant Professor in ECC and extracorporeal therapy until 2019. He is currently director of the Small Animal ECC and extracorporeal service at the University of Zurich. His special interests include regional anesthesia in critical care, hemodynamics, acute kidney injury, and extracorporeal therapy.