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Ronaldo da Costa

DMV, MSc, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM (Neurology)


 United States   

American Specialist in Internal Medicine (Neurology)


Dr. Ronaldo C. da Costa is a Full Professor and Service Head of Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Ohio State University.

He is co-editor of the Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology (Dewey and da Costa, 2016) and Guest Editor of a Veterinary Clinics on Spinal Diseases published on 2010. He is also the consulting editor of the Neurology Section for the 8th ed. of Ettinger and Feldman’s, and the 16th ed, of Bonagura, Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy.

Ronaldo is the founding and current President of the Brazilian Veterinary Neurology Association and has served in numerous committees in the US and internationally.

He has an active clinical and research program on spinal diseases and has published over 90 scientific articles and book chapters, including 35 on cervical spondylomyelopathy. Dr. da Costa has also received over 30 awards for research, teaching and academic excellence, including 7 teaching awards at Ohio State University such as the Pfizer-Norden Teaching Excellence award (highest college teaching award) and the Excellence in Graduate Education Award in 2013 and 2016.