Amy Johnson, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM & Neurology)
Assistant Professor, Medicine and Neurology
About Dr. Johnson:
One of only five veterinarians in the world to be board-certified in both large animal internal medicine and neurology, and one of only two veterinarians practicing large animal neurology in the United States, Dr. Johnson has been a clinician at New Bolton Center since 2007 and was appointed to the faculty as assistant professor of large animal internal medicine and neurology in 2011.
As a neurologist, Dr. Johnson focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the nervous system such as cervical vertebral (neck ) problems, also known as Wobbler syndrome, equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), and neurologic Lyme disease (neuroborreliosis).
Dr. Johnson received her veterinary degree from Cornell University, where she also completed a residency and became board-certified in large animal internal medicine in 2007. After joining New Bolton Center as a lecturer in 2007, she completed a second residency in neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, becoming board-certified in neurology in 2011.
Some common causes of neurologic disease include:
- Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)
- Cervical Vertebral Malformation/Cervical Vertebral Instability (CVM/CVI), also known as “Wobbler syndrome”
- Neurologic Lyme disease (neuroborreliosis)
- Degenerative myeloencephalopathies
- Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)
- West Nile Virus (WNV)
Appointments may be made by the owner, trainer or referring veterinarian.
Please call 610-444-5800 to make an appointment with Neurology.