VERG North

Veterinary Emergency
& Referral Group

318 Warren Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 522-9400

VERG South

Veterinary Emergency
& Referral Group

2220 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11234

(718) 677-6700

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VERG is Proud to Welcome a Neurologist

Kara Sessums, DVM
Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)

Sessums Lentil WebsiteDr. Sessums graduated from Texas A&M University in May of 2000. After graduation, she worked as an emergency and critical care veterinarian in the Dallas area for three years. Dr. Sessums completed an internship in neurology and neurosurgery at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center in 2004. She then went to the University of Florida’s College ofVeterinary Medicine for a Neurology residency. Her residency training was completed at Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery of Texas in 2007 where she gained additional neurosurgical training. Dr. Sessums’ recent accomplishments include obtaining a neurosurgery certificate from the ACVIM.

Dr. Sessums spent two years practicing neurology and neurosurgery in Colorado before moving to Brooklyn in 2009.  She temporarily moved to Texas for one year in 2012, but missed the city so much that she came back to NYC permanently. She is a proud parent of a golden retriever mix and one human toddler. On her days off, she can be found running all over Brooklyn and Manhattan with her daughter in the jogging stroller. Her professional interests include medical treatment of refractory epilepsy, intracranial surgery and new therapies for granulomatous meningoencephalitis (GME).

If you are in need of emergency pet transportation please contact AmbuVet.
AmbuVet is our first choice for emergency pet transportation and is the only service
in New York City that operates 24/7. AmbuVet is equipped to transport all types
of ill pets and will make sure your pet is as comfortable as possible
and surrounded by highly trained staff.