Neurologists

Dr. Randy Longshore

Dr. Carley Giovanella

Dr. Samantha Kegge

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Dr. Longshore received his D.V.M. from the University of Tennessee in 1992.  He completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a residency in neurology at the University of Missouri.  He became Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Specialty of Neurology in 1997.  He practiced both veterinary medical neurology and neurosurgery exclusively with 2 other board certified neurologists in Phoenix, Arizona for 8 years.  Dr. Longshore joined Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery, Orthopedics and Neurology in 2004.
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Dr. Giovanella received her DVM in 1999 from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, and went on to the University of Georgia for a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery.   Her residency training in neurology and neurosurgery was completed at the University of Wisconsin and the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, England under the guidance of American and European specialists.  While in England, Dr. Abramson developed an interest in metabolic disease affecting the nervous system, and continued investigations in this area when she joined the faculty at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. As an assistant professor and clinical neurologist/neurosurgeon at Ohio State, her research interests expanded to include congenital/heritable neurological disorders such as hydrocephalus and Chiari-like malformation.  Dr. Abramson became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) in 2004. Dr. Abramson joined Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery, Orthopedics and Neurology in 2005.
Dr. Kegge attended Rice University and the University of Houston prior to obtaining her veterinary degree from Texas A&M University in 2003. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia, followed by a residency in neurology and neurosurgery at the Ohio State University and Tufts University. From 2007 to 2010, Dr. Kegge practiced neurology and neurosurgery at the demanding Animal Medical Center in New York City. In 2010, she returned home to Houston to reestablish her Texas roots and be closer to her family. Gulf Coast Veterinary Neurology welcomed Dr. Kegge to its neurology team in 2011.

You may email Dr. SamanthaKegge at
drkegge@gcvnn.com.

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