Dr. Robert Bergman
Dr. Bergman received his DVM from the University of Georgia in 1997. He then completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Georgia.
Following internship, he pursued a residency in neurology and neurosurgery at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Concurrently, he completed a Master’s Degree at Virginia Tech with a focus on neuroscience and cerebrospinal fluid analysis.
He became a diplomate of ACVIM specialty of neurology in 2001.
Following residency, he was a clinical assistant professor of neurology and neurosurgery at Texas A&M for 2 years.
At present, he is a staff neurologist and serves as medical director at Carolina Veterinary Specialists, in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Bergman has lectured at multiple specialty meetings including ACVIM and ACVS. He has also given numerous lectures on neurology and neurosurgery nationally and internationally. He has been an author on many articles and book chapters related to neurology and neurosurgery.
While busy in private practice, he enjoys teaching neurosurgery to residents, other neurologists and those interested in the advancement of veterinary neurosurgery around the world.
Currently he serves as faculty for multiple groups that teach veterinary neurosurgery nationally and internationally.
He has been involved with the newly established AO Vet Spine course, as well as being a member Veterinary Neurosurgery Education Committee and an instructor of the ACVIM Advanced Techniques Course Neurosurgery.
Dr. Bergman served 5 years, including 1 year as chair, on the ACVIM Neurology Certification Exam Committee.