Beryl Swanson, DVM, Practice limited to Neurology
Background and Education:
Veterinary School: Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Internship Training: VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Centers, Norwalk and Shelton, Connecticut
Neurology Residency: The Animal Medical Center, New York City
Dr. Swanson started her career in human brain science. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology, receiving departmental honors, at the University of Washington. After graduating, she spent two years as a data analyst at the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, where she analyzed human brain anatomy, assisted with dissection, and analyzed data for the purposes of labeling DNA and RNA strands.
Dr. Swanson left human medicine in 2010 and earned her DVM at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Then she headed for Connecticut, where she completed a small animal rotating internship at two referral and emergency centers. Once her internship was complete, she moved to New York and completed her Neurology residency at the Animal Medical Center. Dr. Swanson’s areas of veterinary interest include performing spinal surgery, treating immune mediated inflammatory brain disease, and managing epilepsy.
Dr. Swanson is a life-long equestrian and has trained horses and worked with their owners for more than 20 years. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, distance running, back-packing, gardening, and spending time with her three cats.