The Neurology/Neurosurgery service at the Texas A&M College
of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences provides cutting
edge clinical care to dogs and cats with neurological disease. The
service is supported by three faculty members, Drs. Joe Mankin and
Jon Levine, both of whom are board certified neurologists, and Dr.
Sharon Kerwin, who is a board certified surgeon. In addition, we
work with a team including radiologists, internists,
anesthesiologists, pathologists, other specialists, and basic
scientists to give your pet the best care possible.
Why bring your pet to Texas A&M Neurology/Neurosurgery? How
are we different than other care providers?
- We have the largest team of veterinary
specialists in the Southwestern United States, with 32
board certified individuals in Small Animal Clinical Sciences
alone. Many faculty members are recognized leaders in their
respective fields of expertise. In fact, the US News and World
Report ranks Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine #8 in the
nation in recognition of our outstanding clinical, basic science,
and teaching programs.
- We are a non-profit organization that
re-invests all of our resources into improving medical care,
training, and research.
- The neurology and neurosurgery service is dedicated to
innovating clinical treatments for animals with
disease and the understanding of these disorders. Our group works
on recognizing new treatments for spinal cord injury, developing
MRI techniques, and research on encephalitis and brain tumors. We
currently have several clinical trials for which your pet may be
eligible to participate. Funding for this cutting edge work has
been provided by organizations such as the US Department of
Defense, Dana Foundation, Mission Connect Foundation, and AKC
Canine Health Foundation.
- We offer one stop, team based medicine. Almost
any medical service that your pet needs is available at Texas
A&M. Our specialists all work collaboratively to determine the
best possible plan of action for your animal.
- The neurology/neurosurgery service has access to some of the
best medical equipment and medical services in the
- 3.0 T MRI. This high field magnet offers resolution superior to
what has traditionally been available for animal and human imaging.
Access to MRI is available 7 days a week
- 40 slice CT. Access available 7 days a week.
- Image guided neurosurgery for removal or biopsy of tumors
- Surgical microscopy
- CT TOMO radiotherapy. One of only 2 centers in the USA with
access to this technology for veterinary radiation therapy
- 24/7 Intensive care unit and emergency services
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