The Neurology and Neurosurgery Experts at CASE Hospital Provide Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Care for Pets With Neurological Conditions.
We provide the state-of-the-art, compassionate care that your pet deserves. Our team will work in conjunction with your primary care veterinarian to provide exceptional care while ensuring you understand your pet’s condition and any treatments associated with it.
We recognize that every pet and pet owner has their own unique circumstances and strive to provide individualized care for each family. Your pet is a member of your family, so we will work closely with you to help you make the best decisions for your pet’s treatment.
We provide advanced diagnostics and testing to ensure the correct diagnosis and course of treatment for your pet. This may include a 1.5 T MRI, 64-slice CT, Ultrasound, or Digital Radiography (X-ray) so that we have a complete picture of what may be affecting your pet.
Are there signs that could indicate my pet may have a neurological condition that requires treatment?
We treat conditions of the brain, spinal cord, and neuromuscular system in cats and dogs. There are many signs that could indicate a neurological condition in your pet, including:
- Limb weakness or an inability to walk
- Lack of coordination
- Loss of consciousness
- Abnormal eye movements
- Back or neck pain
- Change in behavior
- Loss of balance
- Head tilt
- Circling or aimless wandering
- Falling over
- Excessive scratching
- Unprovoked yelping
- Facial paralysis
If your pet is displaying any of these signs, schedule an appointment with our specialists right away.
Common neurological diseases treated include:
- Slipped disc
- Fibrocartilagenous embolism
- Brain and spinal tumors
- Head trauma/ Skull fracture surgery
We also provide surgical procedures, as needed, including:
- Spinal surgeries:
- Spinal fracture repair
- Spinal tumor removal
- Vertebral malformation
- Ventral slot
- Brain surgeries:
- Brain tumor removal
- Brain biopsy
- Head trauma surgery
- Surgical correction of Chiari malformation (Foramen Magnum Decompression/Cranioplasty)
- Placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt
Dr. Ali Gorgi
DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Neurology)