Boarded in Internal Medicine
Dr Matt Kopke graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2009 with a BSc (majoring in veterinary biology), in 2013 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, and in 2016 with Honours in small animal internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. Dr Matt completed a small animal rotating internship at Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (University of Pretoria) in South Africa in 2014, and a small animal internal medicine internship in 2015. Between 2016 and 2017, Matt worked as an emergency veterinarian at Bryanston Veterinary Hospital, before moving to New Zealand in 2017 to commence a small animal internal medicine residency at Massey University.
Dr Matt joined Veterinary Nutrition Group to offer remote consultancy in internal medicine and nutrition in 2020 and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2022. Although Matt enjoys a lot of aspects of internal medicine, he is particularly passionate about gastroenterology, diseases of the pancreas, and immunology.
In his spare time, Matt enjoys running and writing.