Dr. Julia SIMAK-Böhm
Board Certified Specialist
Dr.med.vet., Dip.ACVIM (Cardiology)
HK registered & American recognized Specialist in Cardiology
Dr. Julia Simak-Böhm graduated from the University of Munich in 2006. After two years working as veterinarian in the Cardiology service of the University of Munich and completing her scientific thesis in Cardiology, she completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Munich as well. Thereafter she started a specialized residency program with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine at the University of Munich and became an American board-certified cardiologist in the year of 2012.
Julia is working as a cardiologist in Hong Kong since 2013. Additional to the high level of training, knowledge, and expertise defining a veterinary cardiologist, she gained deep insight into the specifics of cardiac diseases in pets in Hong Kong over the last years, allowing her to understand the needs of her patients and owners here even better. To enhance the quality of life for animals with heart disease is the driving force behind what she does as a veterinarian. With an exact diagnosis, you are often able to give patients with severe cardiac diseases a prolonged survival time as well as an excellent quality of life. Her love of cardiology is that in the majority of cases you can make an exact diagnosis with non-invasive diagnostic tests in a relatively short time. Thereafter you are able to start with the most up-to-date and effective treatment available. Julia will always put emphasis on the human side of the patient when making all treatment decisions.
The cardiology service of CityU VMC (former PAVC) was growing over the last years since Julia’s arrival in Hong Kong and CityU VMC is proud to have with Dr. Julia Simak-Böhm and her colleague Dr. Peter Holler two board-certified cardiologists together with a dedicated team of cardiac nurses at present. Our two cardiologists are working closely together enhancing the care of our cardiac patients and bringing medical and interventional cardiac treatment to an even higher level in a collaborative team approach.