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Jeanie Lau, BVSc(Hons1), DACVIM (Neurology)

Dr Jeanie Lau is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology). She has obtained the ACVIM Neurosurgery Certificate of Training through advanced training post residency. She graduated cum Laude from Dartmouth College in 2008 with a major in neuroscience and received her veterinary degree from the University of Sydney with first class honors in 2012.  .  

Dr. Lau practiced in busy private hospitals in Australia for 2 years before completing a rotating internship and a Neurology/Surgery specialty internship at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH) in Sydney, Australia. She then furthered her neurology and neurosurgery training at the University of Melbourne in 2016 before pursuing her Neurology/Neurosurgery residency at the North Carolina State University from 2016-2019.

Prior to joining the MVS family, Dr. Lau worked as a veterinary neurologist and neurosurgeon at SASH in Sydney and at VSH in Hong Kong. She is passionate about patient care and is dedicated to working closely with owners and referring veterinarians to achieve the best care and outcome for her patients. She has special interests in neurosurgery (surgical treatment for intervertebral disc disease and brain tumors when appropriate), neuroimaging (MRI), inflammatory brain diseases (especially steroid-responsive meningitis arteritis (SRMA)) and seizure management. 

Dr. Lau’s husband (also a vet) previously worked in Madison for a number of years and he really enjoyed all the Midwest has to offer. They decided to move over with their two kitties, Axel and Alvin, who are retired blood donors and have now travelled the globe from Australia to Hong Kong to Wisconsin! Aside from spending time with her family and taking endless photos of her cats, she loves cooking, hiking, playing the piano and DIY projects.