Dr. Neil S. Mittelman

Dr. Neil Mittelman is the Department Head of Neurology at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with distinction in research from Cornell University with a BS in Animal Science and a minor in Biological Sciences in 2008 and from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.

Dr. Mittelman continued advanced training in medicine and surgery. As an intern at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY he assisted in the neurological evaluation of hundreds of horses as well as multiple spinal surgeries. During his internship and Internal Medicine Residency at the New Bolton Center University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine he treated neurological conditions in species ranging from alpacas to zebras. He presented at multiple national veterinary conferences and published articles on protozoal, parasitic, and toxic causes of neurological disease, often utilizing diagnostics and treatments more commonly used in small animal and human neurology. He subsequently achieved board-certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine.

Pursuing his interest in small animal medicine and neurosurgery, Dr. Mittelman completed a Small Animal Neurology Internship at North Florida Neurology from 2017-2018. Dr. Mittelman then completed a Residency in Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020 and obtained board certification in Neurology.

His professional interests include surgical correction and management of disorders of the spinal cord, inflammatory and infectious causes of meningitis and meningoencephalitis, as well as seizure management. Dr. Mittelman is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine where he has also served as a member of the Neurology Forum Committee.

Outside of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mittelman enjoys playing with his family Boxer Sweet Caroline, watching stand-up comedy, baseball, basketball, and football.