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Simon Platt - Bio

BVM&S, FRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM (Neurology), Dipl. ECVN

Professional Positions

  • Professor of Neurology, Dept. of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia until 2022

  • Teleneurology co-lead, Vetoracle

  • Medical Director, Hallmarq Advanced Imaging

  • Editor in Chief, NAVC journal Today’s Veterinary Practice


  • BSAVA Blaine Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of small animal medicine

Simon Platt - Bio


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 two-year period in private practice in England.

He completed a residency in neurology and neurosurgery in 1998 at the University of Florida and after two years as an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Georgia returned to the UK where he was Head of the Neurology / Neurosurgery service at the Animal Health Trust for 7 years. Simon spent the next 16 years as a Professor of Neurology at the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia before leaving to join Laurent at Vet Oracle Teleneurology.

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 a past-president of the ACVIM Neurology Specialty and the Founder member of the South Eastern Veterinary Neurology (SEVEN) association in the USA.

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