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50+ years of service and experience combined with innovative medicine and compassionate care

Neurology & Neurosurgery

As a pet parent, there are fewer things more frightening than seeing your companion suffer an acute neurologic episode. In these circumstances, time is of the essence and getting the right help quickly could dramatially change the prognosis of your pet.

Neurological disorders can result from congenital defects, injuries, infections, cancer or can be age-related, and  display a range  of symptoms and deficits including: paralysis or difficulty walking or balancing, tremors, seizures,  behavioral changes, visual changes. Our team of board certified veterinary neurologists have extensive training and experience diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles.

Imaging of the brain and/or spine is often indicated to help determine the exact cause of disease, and our neurology specialists have direct access to the most advanced digital diagnostic tools.  Oradell Animal Hospital houses state-of-the-art, diagnostic equipment such as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine (MRI) and a Computed Tomography machine (CT).

To schedule an appointment or consultation please call us at 201.262.0010

Neurological Conditions We Treat:

  • Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Meningitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Discospondylitis
  • Limb Paresis or Paralysis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  • Granulomatous Meningoencephalomyelitis (GME)
  • Meningoencephalomyelitis of Unknown Etiology (MUE)
  • Cervical Instability
  • Degenerative Myelopathy
  • Vestibular Dysfunction

Diagnostic Procedures:

  • MRI
  • CT
  • Ultrasonography
  • Digital Radiography
  • Full Blood Work
  • CSF Tap (Cerebrospinal Fluid)

Department Doctors

Kerry Bailey, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Neurology)

Dr. Bailey received her DVM from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine, completed an internship at Long Island Veterinary Specialists and a residency in Neurology at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the ACVIM in Neurology. Dr. Bailey enjoys photography, cooking and baking. She has two cats, Laverne and Shirley.

Michaela Esteban, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Dr. Esteban received her DVM degree from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a one year medical and surgical internship at Oradell Animal Hospital and then she completed a 3 year residency at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine in Neurology and Neurosurgery. She is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Neurology. Dr. Esteban lives with her husband, and two dogs Naia and Caruso. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, skiing and cooking.

Shoshana Levshin, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Neurology)

Dr. Levshin obtained her veterinary degree from Kansas State University and pursued a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Levshin is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Neurology. She enjoys all aspects of neurology, and has a special interest in seizure management, inflammatory brain disease and lower motor neuron disease. She lives with her husband and two dogs, Jack and Dobby.
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