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Update: Dr. Adamo's TV Premiere!
This year has been very exciting for Dr. Adamo
revolutionary artificial disc implant surgery, and the local media has tapped into his
Thanks to efforts put forth by members and friends of the White Kitty Foundation
, Dr. Adamo
was featured on KGO7 last week, in a short feature that highlights his
Dr. Johnson began our practice with the vision that we would always be looking to the future for new and better ways to treat our patients, and Dr. Adamo's
ingenuity is in line with that tenet of our practice.
I was lucky enough to observe Dr. Adamo
procedure on a dog that came all the way from Texas last week, to be treated for Disc Associated Wobbler's Syndrome.
Please see the news videos below, and join us in our applause for Dr. Adamo's
Neurologist Dr. Filippo Adamo DVM on ABC7 News
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Dr. Adamo, during his presentation in Denver
Earlier this month, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
hosted its annual conference in Denver, which brought specialty veterinarians from around the globe together in one place for a meeting of the veterinary minds.
We would like to congratulate our very own neurologist Dr. Filippo Adamo for his contribution to the conference, as he presented on "Recent Developments in the Surgical Treatment of Caudal Cervical Spondylomelopathy in Dogs.
What does that mean in plain English, you may wonder?
Basically, Dr. Adamo
has developed a surgical technique in which he
uses an artifical disc of his
own design to treat various neurological conditions of the spine, most notably Wobbler's Syndrome.
Dr. Adamo is originally from Italy, and has been with EVH for nearly two years, seeing neurological cases every Monday and Thursday.
Part of Dr. Adamo's Presentation
For more information about Dr. Adamo's
work, and access to his
published research, please visit his
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Adamo
, please call us at (925)937-5000, he
is available to see appointments between 10a and 5p Mondays and Thursdays.
NEUROLOGY SPECIALIST Filippo Adamo, DVM, DECVN