Michael Higgins, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM, is a board-certified neurologist at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG) in Ventura.
Dr. Michael Higgins as our newest member of our Specialist Team. Dr. Higgins is board certified in Neurology and completed his specialty training at Virginia Tech after obtaining his DVM from Ross University and clinical training at North Carolina State University. He also graduated with a Master’s degree, studying oligodendrogliomas in dogs during his residency program.
Dr. Higgins loves all aspects of neurology, especially brain tumors, encephalitis, neurosurgery, and neuroimaging. He is passionate about building strong relationships with referring vets and having a positive, team-centered approach in daily practice. He has been practicing medical and surgical neurology in Vancouver, British Columbia for the past 12 years, and is excited to join VMSG and explore sunny California.
The Neurology service focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical diseases including paralysis, seizures and vestibular dysfunction. Veterinary neurologists have expertise and vast experience in dealing specifically with these conditions and can be very helpful in the management of challenging cases. Dr. Higgins looks forward to working with the referring vet community and providing several diagnostic options including CT scan imaging and MRI at VMSG Ventura.