The Veterinary Neurological Center Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery since 1986has been providing comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with neurological disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. The VNC is a referral practice specializing in the neurological and neurosurgical treatment of small animals. The Veterinary Neurological Center is an extension of the veterinary practices in the community. The Veterinary Neurological Center led by experienced board certified neurologists/neurosurgeons, the entire staff of the VNC is dedicated to offering the finest service to referring veterinarians, their clients and patients. The neurologists at the VNC utilize high quality in-house CT & MR imaging (GE Lightspeed 8-Slice CT and 1.5 Tesla GE Signa HDxt MRI) operated by a highly trained and experienced group of technicians. Services also include a full range of electrophysiological diagnostics, myelography, cerebrospinal fluid analysis, in-house bromide testing and neurosurgery. Since the VNC focuses primarily on neurology, the staffs specialized education, skills and experience prepare them for properly diagnosing and treating patients with neurological disorders. Donald Levesque, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) established the Veterinary Neurological Center in Phoenix, Arizona. First private practice in the United States to be dedicated solely to neurology and one of the first specialty practices in Arizona. Located in a business complex, the clinic was comprised of one 1000 square foot suite with 5 small rooms (1 reception area; 1 doctor office/exam room; 1 lab/radiology room; 1 surgery room; 1 run area). The neurologists at the Veterinary Neurological Center are board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). In order to obtain the title of specialist and receive board certification, individuals must first receive an undergraduate degree, complete four years of veterinary school, typically followed by advanced training during a one-year internship program.