Meet our Neurologists/Neurosurgeons

Stephanie Kube, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Kube graduated from Colorado State University with her DVM in 2000. She then completed a small animal rotating internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital and a Neurosurgery Internship at the University of Georgia. She went on to complete her Neurology/Neurosurgery Residency at UC Davis and became a Diplomate of ACVIM (Neurology) in 2005.

Dr. Kube is also a certified veterinary pain practitioner (CVPP) and a certified canine rehabilitation therapist (CCRT) and she is credential-eligible to sit for the American Academy of Pain Management (DAAPM) exam – she incorporates pain management into her daily practice as a neurologist/neurosurgeon.

Dr. Kube is progressive, integrative and remains current on all available modalities to treat different causes of pain and neurologic diseases. Dr. Kube has been involved in all aspects of pain management and rehabilitation, has first-hand knowledge on the approach to pain control and is willing to try new ideas. She continues to learn new and better alternative approaches for pets with neurological and pain issues. In addition to unending interest in new techniques, she also lectures regionally, nationally and internationally on pain management, rehabilitation and neurology.

Dr. Kube wishes to make every experience for you and your pet(s) personalized so that full understanding of the existing medical issues and possible plans are discussed in detail. It is her belief that the team approach to treatment includes both you and your family’s veterinarian to make the best decisions for your pet.

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Cona Anwer, DVM, DACVIM

We are happy to announce the newest addition to our practice, Dr. Cona Anwer DVM, DACVIM.

Dr. Anwer is a board certified veterinary neurologist/neurosurgeon, who is now seeing new patients!

A Massachusetts native, Dr. Cona Anwer completed her DVM with thesis at Tufts University where she earned the Award for Excellence in Feline Medicine. Dr. Anwer went on to complete a one-year medical and surgical rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania, a one-year neurology/neurosurgery internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, and a three-year neurology/neurosurgery residency at the University of California, Davis. In 2013 she became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialty of Neurology and obtained her Certificate of Neurosurgery Training.
After living and working in California for over 10 years she is very excited to return to her home state!

Dr. Anwer treats both dogs and cats but she has a strong passion for feline medicine. She feels cats are often underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed because they try their best to hide their problems whenever they visit their veterinarian. By spending extra time observing them and with the help of videos from home she can gain a better understanding of where their problem may lie and the best way to get a diagnosis.

She also has a love of neurosurgery and enjoys collaborating with colleagues to explore new surgical techniques. By always keeping up with new ideas she can offer her patients more options and better outcomes.

What Dr. Anwer enjoys the most is working with pets and their families to find the best diagnostic and treatment options for their unique clinical picture. She wants to make sure that her clients always understand what is happening with their pet and why we are making our recommendations.

When she is not at the hospital Dr. Anwer enjoys spending time with her family and her newly adopted cat Dougie!