Consultant in Neurology


  • RCVS European Specialist in Neurology
  • EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
  • DVM
  • dipECVN

Helene qualified from the Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Nantes in 2014. She then moved to Paris to complete a one-year multidisciplinary rotating internship at the Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d’Alfort. This was followed by a three-year residency of the European College of Veterinary Neurology in the same hospital. She subsequently moved to the UK to join Highcroft Veterinary Referrals.

Helene is interested in all areas of veterinary neurology and has a more specific interest in neuromuscular disorders and neuroimaging.

Publications and research:

  • Vandenberghe H, Baiker K, Nye G, Escauriaza L, Roberts E, Granger N, Reeve L. Diagnostic features of type II fibrinoid leukodystrophy (Alexander disease) in a juvenile Beagle dog. doi:10-1111/jvim.16655
  • Vandenberghe H, Escauriaza L, Nye G, Teague M, Granger N. Postvaccination encephalomyelitis in German pinschers. Vet Rec. 2021 Mar;188(6):231-232. doi: 10.1002/vetr.333. PMID: 33739527.
  • Vandenberghe H, Escriou C, Rosati M, Porcarelli L, Recio Caride A, Añor S, Gandini G, Corlazzoli D, Thibaud JL, Matiasek K, Blot S. Juvenile-onset polyneuropathy in American Staffordshire Terriers. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Nov;32(6):2003-2012. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15316. Epub 2018 Oct 13. PMID: 30315663; PMCID: PMC6271330.
  • Vandenberghe H, Thibaud JL, Moissonnier P, Blot S. Magnetic resonance imaging of a giant frontal hemorrhagic mucocele with intracranial extension in a cat. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2020 Sep;61(5):E45-E49. doi: 10.1111/vru.12654. Epub 2018 Jun 21. PMID: 29931704.
  • Escauriaza L, Reeve L, Hahn H, Granger N, Vandenberghe H. Brucella Canis discospondylitis in a dog imported into the United Kingdom from Romania. Vet Record Case Reports 2021.
  • von Klopmann T, Ahonen S, Espadas-Santiuste I, Matiasek K, Sanchez-Masian D, Rupp S, Vandenberghe H, Rose J, Wang T, Wang P, Minassian BA, Rusbridge C. Canine Lafora Disease: An Unstable Repeat Expansion Disorder. Life (Basel). 2021 Jul 14;11(7):689. doi: 10.3390/life11070689. PMID: 34357061; PMCID: PMC8304204.
  • Christen M, Gutierrez-Quintana R, Vandenberghe H, Kaczmarska A, Penderis J, José-López R, Rupp A, Griffiths IR, Jagannathan V, Leeb T. Mitochondrial fission factor (MFF) frameshift variant in Bullmastiffs with mitochondrial fission encephalopathy. Anim Genet. 2022 Dec;53(6):814-820. doi: 10.1111/age.13263. Epub 2022 Sep 9. PMID: 36085405; PMCID: PMC9826423.
  • Escauriaza L, Fenn J, McCue J, Roper D, Vandenberghe H, Nye G, Oxley B, Granger N. A 3-Dimensional Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Guide to Facilitate Transsphenoidal Hypophysectomy in Dogs. Front Vet Sci. 2022 Jun 20;9:930856. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.930856. PMID: 35795781; PMCID: PMC9251581.
  • Gilman O, Escauriaza L, Ogden D, Vandenberghe H, Roper D, Oxley B, Granger N. Thoracolumbar Spinal Stabilization with Three Dimensional-Printed Drill Guides and Pre-Contoured Polyaxial Bone Plates. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2023 Jan;36(1):46-52. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1756514. Epub 2022 Nov 22. PMID: 36414002.
  • Escauriaza L, Vandenberghe H, Barberet V, Granger N. What Is Your Neurologic Diagnosis? J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2021 Jan 1;258(1):43-46. doi: 10.2460/javma.258.1.43. PMID: 33314978.

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Our team of Consultants provide top-quality care in anaesthesia & analgesia, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology (including radiotherapy), ophthalmology, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.


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