Partner Veterinary’s Neurology and Neurosurgery team is comprised of individuals with highly specialized education and training focused on understanding the complexities of the brain and spinal cord, including conditions that cause seizures, altered balance and coordination, weakness, and impaired mobility.

Our board-certified veterinary neurologists and neurosurgeons are experts in diagnosing, treating, and managing neurologic disorders utilizing MRI and other state-of-the-art diagnostic modalities. When needed, our team works closely with specialists throughout the hospital to ensure comprehensive care, from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and post-operative care.

Providing Treatment for Neurological Diseases Including:

  • Atlantoaxial luxation
  • Brain and spinal tumors
  • Chiari malformation/Syringomyelia
  • Degenerative Myelopathy
  • Discospondylitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fibrocartilagenous embolism (FCE)
  • Head trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral disc herniation (“slipped disc”)
  • Meningitis
  • Neuropathic pain management
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Urinary/fecal incontinence
  • Vestibular disease
  • Wobbler’s Disease

Medical Neurology

  • Brain tumor diagnosis and treatment options
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) collection and analysis
  • Computerized tomographic (CT) scans and evaluations
  • Electrodiagnostic testing, including electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction testing (NCV)
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorder testing, treatment, and monitoring
  • Hearing testing with BAER testing
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans
  • Meningitis diagnosis and treatment
  • Movement and balance disorder treatment including vestibular disease
  • Neurologic examination
  • Syringomyelia/craniocervical junction abnormality testing and treatment


  • Brain tumor/spinal tumor removal, biopsy
  • Cervical spinal decompression for stenosis in giant breed dogs
  • Cervical vertebral distraction-fusion surgery with implant placement for Wobbler’s disease
  • Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) surgery (hemilaminectomy, dorsal laminectomy, ventral slot surgery)
  • Lumbosacral dorsal decompressive laminectomy, implant placement
  • Muscle and nerve biopsies
  • Skull fracture repairs
  • Spinal fracture repair
  • Spinal stabilization surgery
  • Syringomyelia/foramen magnum decompression surgery
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement for hydrocephalus

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Jeanene Harris, DVM, DACVIM Neurology

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Casey Neary, DVM, DACVIM Neurology

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