The neurologists at SCAN have received extensive training and have significant experience in both recommending and performing lifesaving treatments for patients suffering from neurological disease. Any time a treatment or procedure is recommended for a patient, the primary goal is to improve quality of life. After all, a healthy pet is a happy pet and that is what we strive for!

If you think your pet may be showing signs of neurological disease, please contact us to make an appointment so that one of our neurologists may examine your pet.
The following is a list of some of the treatments and procedures that SCAN neurologists perform on their patients:

Spinal Surgery:

  • Hemilaminectomy
  • Ventral slot
  • Dorsal laminectomy
  • Distraction-stabilization
  • Vertebral malformation
  • Atlantoaxial luxation
  • Spinal tumor removal
  • Spinal fracture repair
Brain Surgery:

  • Removal of brain tumors
  • Brain biopsy
  • Head trauma surgery
  • Surgical correction of Chiari malformation
  • Placement of ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  • Participation in clinical trials for brain tumors
Medical Management:

  • Treatment of encephalitis and meningitis
  • Seizure management
  • Treatment of vestibular disease
  • Medical management of stroke
  • Medical management of head trauma
  • Neurological rehabilitation

Neurology Information for Pets and Approved Information Links

This information is meant to be a guide and not a substitute for veterinary care. It is not intended to diagnose or treat your pet and it is important to always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have any questions, please call us at (239) 500-SCAN(7226) (Naples) or (727) 325-2955 (Clearwater).