David Brewer DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

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Dr. Brewer graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from East Carolina University in Greenville North Carolina in 1999, after which he went on to attend North Carolina State University where he received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2005. He performed his clinical training at Cornell University in small animal medicine and surgery, neurology and neurosurgery and was awarded the ACVIM Certificate of Neurosurgery in 2014.

His professional experience has included emergency/critical care clinician at the Animal Emergency and Referral Hospital in Leesburg VA from 2006 to 2007. From 2010 to 2016 he was an Associate Neurologist/Neurosurgeon and Residency Advisor at Bush Veterinary Neurological Service also in Leesburg, VA. He moved to Pennsylvania in July of 2016 where he was the staff neurologist at Hope Veterinary Specialists until June 2021. He is one of the co-founders of Pinnacle Veterinary Specialists.

In addition to receiving the Companion Animal Faculty Clinical Proficiency Award in 2005 and the Overall Scientific and Presentation Excellence Award from Cornell University, Dr. Brewer has numerous present and past professional society affiliations and memberships. They include being a member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Veterinary Information Network. He has held several executive positions including President of the NSCU-CVM Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association and is the co-founder of the NSCU-CVM Student Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics.

Dr. Brewer has also published numerous articles and abstracts and has authored several contributions to books in Veterinary Medicine. His particular interests include all aspects of neuroimaging and neurosurgery, the use of a ketogenic diet to aid with the treatment of epilepsy in dogs, and other nutritional strategies to help manage chronic disease states.