Neurology is the branch of medicine that treats diseases of the nervous system; the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. This encompasses such common problems as epilepsy, slipped disks, spinal and head injuries, meningitis, cancer of the nervous system. and cerebellar ataxia.
Dr. Peterson has access to advanced imaging such as MRI scans to look at the structure of the nervous system. Spinal fluid analysis provides them with clues to infectious diseases such as encephalitis or meningitis.
Neurology and Neurosurgery are a specialty interest of Dr. Peterson’s. Although not board certified, he has been doing neurological cases since 1975. His goal is to provide the highest quality care to a pet with neurological disease.