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Neurology

Diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders of the brain, spinal cord & peripheral nervous system

Dr. Hillary Greatting, WestVet’s board-certified veterinary neurologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system in small animals. Neurologic disorders can result from injuries, congenital defects, immune system disorders, infections, cancer or age-related neurologic disorders.

Our expert team is dedicated to ensuring that your pet receives only the most advanced and comprehensive neurology care available.  Dr. Greatting works closely with clients and primary care veterinarians in developing a treatment plan that is best for each individual patient’s health needs.

Signs of neurologic disease in pets can be difficulty walking, standing, seizures, abnormal behavior, spinal or neck pain, and loss of balance.

Common causes of neurological disease may include:

  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Vertigo (loss of balance)

SERVICES OFFERED

Our veterinary medical and surgical neurology teams work closely together to offer the following services:

MEDICAL

  • Neurologic examination
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) collection and analysis
  • Computerized Tomographic (CT) scans and evaluations
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorder testing, treatment and monitoring
  • Meningitis diagnosis and treatment
  • Movement and balance disorders including vestibular disease
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans
  • Syringomyelia testing and treatment

SURGICAL

  • Brain tumor removal
  • Cervical spinal decompression for stenosis in giant breed dogs
  • Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) surgery
  • Muscle and nerve biopsies
  • Skull fracture repairs
  • Spinal stabilization surgery
  • Spinal fracture repair
  • Syringomyelia surgery
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement for hydrocephalus

Our Specialist

Hillary Greatting

Hillary Greatting

DVM, MS, CCRT, DACVIM (Neurology)

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