Jan graduated with honours from the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Brno (Czech Republic) in 2008.
After three years working in a referral centre in Brno, he moved to UK in 2011 to pursue his career goal of becoming a specialist veterinary surgeon.
In April 2013, Jan completed his one year small animal rotating internship at VRCC Veterinary Referrals. Following this, he started working at The Freda Powell Centre, PDSA Hospital in London, where he stayed for 15 months before he embarked on an ECVS approved residency program in small animal surgery in July 2014.
While working in the Czech Republic , Jan was also involved in some research projects. Since he moved to UK, he has published two case reports in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and presented a clinical research abstract at a national conference.
Jan joined Fitzpatrick Referrals in January 2015 and is on a rotating ECVS residency programme with VRCC.