About Neurosurgery at Penn Vet
At Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital, we collaborate with teams throughout the hospital, as well as clinical experts at Penn Medicine.
We perform a complete range of neurosurgeries on companion animals.
Intracranial neurosurgical conditions and procedures include:
- Intervertebral disc herniation
- Brain and spinal cord tumors
- Epilepsy and seizure disorders
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Wobbler syndrome
- Spinal cord injury
- Head trauma
Our Clinical Team
The surgery faculty is a young, diverse, and enthusiastic group of clinical academicians dedicated to teaching and the advancement of clinical veterinary medicine. The surgery group has one of the largest pools of soft tissue surgery specialists at any veterinary hospital, academic or otherwise.
||Kimberly Agnello, DVM, DACVS
- Assistant Professor, Small Animal Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Soft Tissue Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
||Peter Early, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
||Evelyn Galban, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
- Lecturer, Neurology/Neurosurgery
||Gail Smith, VMD, PhD, DACVS
- Professor, Surgery
- Director, PennHIP