WestVet Boise Emergency: 208.375.1600 | WestVet Idaho Falls Emergency: 208.552.0662


WestVet’s board certified veterinary surgeons will evaluate, diagnose and treat your pet’s symptoms of neurologic dysfunction such as weakness, paralysis, back and neck pain, seizures, gait abnormalities, circling, and balance disorders.

Dogs and cats can suffer many of the same brain, spinal cord and neuromuscular problems that humans do. Although neurological disorders sometimes cause great distress for pets and owners, many problems can be treated very successfully.

Some of these ailments include:

  • 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

Because diagnosis and treatment of a neurological disorder can be complex and challenging, your family veterinarian will work with our board-certified veterinary specialists to ensure the best possible treatment for your pet. WestVet surgeons are part of our team of doctors and veterinary specialists that remain committed to ensuring that your pet has access to the most advanced medical and surgical care available.

A WestVet veterinary surgeon is on call for neurologic veterinary emergencies.

Please see your family veterinarian for a referral for a consultation with a WestVet surgeon, feel to contact us with any questions at 208.375.1600.

Our Specialists

Hilary Greatting 

DVM, MS, CCRT, DACVIM, Veterinary Neurologist 


Jeff D. Brourman

DVM, MS, DACVS, Veterinary Surgeon

Chief Growth Officer

John C. Chandler

DVM, MS, DACVS, Veterinary Surgeon

Internship Director

Sean Murphy

DVM, DACVS, Veterinary Surgeon

Adan Nylund


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