Dr Bernd Plathe


Please meet Dr.Bernd Plathe , the new owner of Jacobs Well Veterinary Surgery.
Bernd graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1999 from the University of Ondersteport, South Africa.
After working in Africa as a veterinarian for a short while he ventured to the United Kingdom where he stayed and practised as a veterinary surgeon and a branch partner of a small animal practice for more than 15 years. Dr. Bernd immigrated to Australia with his wife and his three sons in 2018 and has been working mainly across Gold Coast and Albury areas for the past five years.
He has a keen interest in surgeries especially in the laparoscopic department, including- Laparoscopic desexing, Gastropexy, bladder stone removal and liver biopsy.
He also has a particular interest in Orthopaedic surgeries including Cruciate surgeries, Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy (TPLO), DeAngelis, Patella luxation and Fracture repairs, just to name a few.
Dr. Bernd is dedicated to keeping up to date with the latest advancements in the veterinary medicine and continues to enhance his surgical and medical skills and knowledge in order to provide the best evidence-based care for his patients.
He is also a very caring person who is passionate about the happiness and wellbeing of his fury patients.

When not at work, Dr. Bernd enjoys spending time with his family, going for walks with his dog Milo as well as driving 4×4 cars and camping.

At Jacobs Well Veterinary Surgery, your pet will receive the best possible treatment and care.
      “Where they are treated like family!”