Neurology & Neurosurgery
If you have an emergency please call Tom or Fran on 01823 653510
Our Neurology and Neurosurgery service are available to help with the diagnosis and management of all conditions of the brain, spinal cord and neuromuscular system.
Fran Taylor-Brown and Tom Cardy are European Board of Veterinary Specialists (EBVS) and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) recognized specialists in veterinary neurology.
Most recently Fran was a clinical neurologist at the University of Cambridge and has published on a diverse range of topics including canine and feline spinal disease, epilepsy and muscular dystrophy. Tom was a lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College where his research interests included improving clinical approaches to neurology cases, novel treatments in canine and feline epilepsy and the use of 3D printed models and drill guides for complex spinal surgery.
The Neurology and Neurosurgery service have access to an on-site 1.5Tesla MRI scanner and 16 slice CT scanner. There is also an on-site laboratory, electrophysiology unit and spacious modern operating theatres with digital access to patients’ imaging studies.
Our Neurology and Neurosurgery service aim to provide care that is professional and compassionate and ensures that owners are fully included in decisions regarding the diagnosis and management of their pet’s condition. Fran and Tom are supported by a compassionate team of qualified veterinary nurses, physiotherapists and patient care assistants 24 hours a day.
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Fran and Tom are happy to discuss any neurology cases or potential referrals so please feel free to give them a call on 01823 653510.