Internal Medicine


Specialist in Internal Medicine

DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
HK registered & American Board Certified Specialist in Internal Medicine

Dr. Vera Maeckelbergh obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University in 2004. During her education she was a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society and received several awards and scholarships. After graduation she completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City, followed by a return to Louisiana State University to complete her training with a residency in small animal internal medicine. She became board-certified in small animal internal medicine in 2008 after passing the rigorous examinations set by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).

After becoming board-certified Dr. Maeckelbergh spent many years working at several private multi-doctor specialty practices in the United States before relocating to Hong Kong. She is skilled in both advanced diagnostics such as abdominal ultrasound and endoscopy and in managing complicated and challenging internal medicine conditions. Her special areas of interest include nephrology, endocrinology, hematology and feline internal medicine. In addition to her clinical practice she has published papers on Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy and Coagulation Profiles and has presented numerous continuing education lectures covering a range of internal medicine topics.

When not at work, Dr. Maeckelbergh enjoys spending time exploring with her family.