Neurology and Neurosurgery

Your pet can be referred to SASH’s dedicated neurology and neurosurgery service for problems with the brain, spinal cord, nerves or muscles.

SASH’s Neurology services operates 5 days per week and is staffed by Dr Alex Hamilton, Neurology Registrar, Dr Georgina Child, Specialist Neurologist and Dr Patrick Kenny , Neurologist and Neurosurgeon.

Our Neurology and Neurosurgical service covers a range of issues including:

  1. • fits (seizures)
  2. • weakness
  3. • paralysis
  4. • changes in behaviour
  5. • loss of senses (blindness, deafness)
  6. • lack of coordination

To investigate further, we may recommend blood tests, specialised imaging (such as CT or MRI scans), spinal taps, or nerve and muscle biopsies.