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Jacques qualified as a veterinary surgeon at the University of Lyon in 1976. After graduating he spent a year in the Department of Small Animal and Equine Medicine at Lyon and then spent a year in the Department of Pharmacy and Toxicology. He was then in private practice until 1989.
In 1989 he began to develop his interests in Cardiology and worked for several years in a combined first opinion and referral practice in France. In 1993 he joined the VeterinarySchool in Lyon, as a consultant in ultrasonography and in 1999 became a Diplomate of the EuropeanCollege of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Cardiology.
In 2004 Jacques re-located to the UK and practiced at Wey Referrals in London, as a Cardiology specialist. In 2009 he joined the VRCC in Southend on Sea and had worked at both of these institutions until March 2013, when he joined the team at ChesterGatesReferralHospital.
Jacques has published numerous papers in refereed journals and has spoken at a large number of international meetings.
In addition to routine cardiovascular investigations, Jacques is familiar with invasive cardiology procedures including:- Cardiac catheterisation, selective angiography, balloon dilation procedures, shunt occlusion (PDA), pacemaker implantation and myocardial biopsies.