Last changed: 25 June 2015

Dermatology is the study of skin diseases. The UDS cooperates with the dog and cat specialists at the Department of Clinical Sciences to treat different forms of skin problems and allergies. The vets at this specialist clinic have the expertise to handle even complex skin diseases and investigate and treat allergic diseases.


Staff at the dermatology clinic:

Kerstin Bergvall, DVM
Kerstin Bergvall is a Swedish specialist and a European diplomate in skin diseases in horses and small animals. Kerstin investigates and treats skin and allergy patients at the hospital's clinics for small animal and horses. She is actively involved in specialised training in dermatology for vets nationally as well as internationally, and is a frequent lecturer internationally. Kerstin regularly gives specialist training for vets both from Sweden and from countries such as the US, Japan, Russia and most countries in Europe. Kerstin has contributed to several international textbooks on dermatology, for example Equine Dermatology Veterinary Allergy, Advances in Veterinary Dermatology and BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dermatology.


Katarina Varjonen, DVM

Katarina Varjonen is a specialist in dog and cat diseases as well as in dermatology for dogs and cats. She is also a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology.

Lotta Bjerketorp

Lotta Bjerketorp is a specialist in dog and cat diseases and has skin diseases as a special interest. She investigates and treats skin and ears of patients at the clinic. She is also interested in rodents.