Neurological Surgery


What is neurological surgery?

When it comes to animals, they are not very different to humans. They have a range of emotions the way we do. And it’s no different when it comes to illnesses, including neurological conditions.

Neurological conditions affect the brain, spinal cord and central nervous system of small animals. So yes, they can have an illness like epilepsy, or can become paralysed due to an injury or disease.

As with all illnesses, the earlier the diagnosis, the earlier your beloved pet can be treated. And when it comes to neurosurgery, you want to see a veterinary surgical specialist as soon as possible to get the right treatment underway.

For vets, you can refer your patient to us at VSOS. We have been working in partnership with vets throughout Sydney since we founded VSOS.

And for pet owners, you can contact us directly to discuss your pet’s neurological concerns.

Surgeons with skills in neurological surgery

VSOS provides neurology services that target the brain, spinal cord and central nervous system, providing much-needed treatment and care for animals with neurological diseases.

Dr Laurencie Brunel has a particular passion for, and skill in, neurological surgery, especially any problems related to the spine.

Dedicated neurosurgeons

Our specialised imaging equipment allows for fast and accurate diagnosis of many neurological conditions, including:

  • Atlantoaxial-luxation stabilisation
  • cervical spondylomyelopathy (Wobbler syndrome)
  • intervertebral disc disease (pre-operative myelogram, CT or MRI are indicated)
  • lumbosacral decompression/stabilisation or epidural steroid
  • spinal fractures.

And our extensive experience in neurological surgery means better outcomes for our patients to manage their neurological conditions.

Specialist hospital care

Our new hospital, located in the Sutherland Shire, is now open.

This advanced treatment centre houses all our state-of-the-art equipment and specialists under the one roof.

So, if your pet or patient needs neurological treatment or neurological surgery, you can be confident in the knowledge that they are receiving the world-class veterinary care they need.

So, vets can refer your patient directly to our hospital for medical and surgical neurologic problems.

Our new hospital also has a 24/7 emergency department. So, no matter what happens to your pet or patient, at any time of the day or night, we can help you.

Contact VSOS’s expert surgeons to discover how we can help your patient or pet.

Are you a pet owner? Learn more about our advanced treatment centre here.

Patient stories

“Karina, and all of the vet nurses and vet specialists at VSOS, have such incredible empathy."
On the hardest day of Jimmy Barnes' life, the VSOS team was there.

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