Dr. Simon Platt BVM&S, FRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM (Neurology), Dipl. ECVN
Dr. Simon Platt received his veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1992, following which he undertook an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph and a 2 year period in private practice in the England.
Dr. Platt completed a residency in neurology and neurosurgery in 1998 at the University of Florida and afterwards spent 2 years as an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Georgia. In 2000, Dr. Platt returned to the UK where he was Head of the Neurology/Neurosurgery service at the Animal Health Trust until 2006, from which time he has been at the Dept. of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia where is currently a Professor.
Dr. Platt was made a fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2018.
Dr. Platt has authored or co-authored over 200 journal articles and 50 book chapters and is the co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology and the Manual of Small Animal Neurological Emergencies.
Dr. Platt is Past-President of the ACVIM Neurology Specialty and Founder member of the South Eastern Veterinary Neurology (SEVEN) group in the USA. Currently, Simon serves as Editor in Chief of the NAVC journal Today’s Veterinary Practice.
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Infections of the brain and spine part 1: bacterial diseases
Pathophysiology of CNS bacterial infection, rickettsial diseases affecting the CNS, diagnosis, treatment and pathology of bacterial infections of the CNS
Infections of the brain and spine part 2: viral and protozoal diseases
Pathophysiology of CNS viral disease, pathophysiology of CNS protozoal disease, diagnosis of CNS viral diseases, diagnosis of CNS protozoal diseases, treatment of CNS viral and protozoal diseases, pathology of CNS viral and protozoal diseases
Infections of the brain and spine part 3: fungal diseases
Pathophysiology of CNS fungal diseases, diagnosis of CNS fungal diseases, treatment of CNS fungal diseases, pathology of CNS fungal diseases