Colleen Embersics

Colleen Embersics

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803



Residency, UC Davis, 2019-2022

DVM, Mississippi State University, 2018

BS, Stephen F. Austin State University, 2013


America College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Board-Certified (Neurology/Neurosurgery)

Research Interest

Neurogenetics, surgical and therapeutic applications of ultrasound and electromagnetic fields, 3D printing and custom surgical implants, therapeutic potential of natural neurotoxins, effects of gastrointestinal microbiota on the central nervous system, classification and management of canine epilepsy

Teaching Interest

Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Electrophysiology, Medical Ethics, History of Neurology

Clinical Interest

Brain and spinal surgery, electrodiagnostics, neuro-oncology, seizure disorders, head and spinal trauma, neuromuscular disease, integrative medicine


Electroencephalography of rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder in a dog with generalized tetanus, Marguerite Knipe, Colleen Embersics, Peter Dickinson, 2023, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Volume37, Issue 1, Pages 277-281

Grant Funding

Co-Principal Investigator, Association of fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy with the CFA 12-FGF4 retrogene in dogs, Dickinson (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, $5,000.00