Department: Clinical Science and Services

Campus: Hawkshead

Clinical Groups: Small Animal Neurology

Steven is a Senior lecturer in Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Queen Mother Hospital, for Small Animals.

Steven is Senior lecturer and the current Head of the Neurology and Neurosurgery service. He graduated in 2005 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University in Belgium. After graduation, he performed there a 1-year Rotating Internship and a 4-year PhD into the diagnosis and treatment of disk associated cervical spondylomyelopathy ("wobbler syndrome") in dogs. Steven arrived in July 2010 at the RVC to complete a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Neurology and Neurosurgery. After becoming an European and MRCVS recognised specialist in veterinary neurology, Steven became a permanent staff member of the RVC Neurology and Neurosurgery team.

Although Steven is interested in all aspects of veterinary neurology, his main interests are spinal disorders and neurosurgery.

You can follow the links below to learn more about his current research projects and his PhD study about the diagnosis and treatment of disc assocoated wobbler syndrome in dogs.

https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/4336931

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xQIJY38AAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steven_Decker

Steven's main research interests are spinal cord disorders and neurosurgery in dogs and cats. You can follow the links below to learn more about his publications.

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xQIJY38AAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steven_Decker

Steven is involved in teaching our BVetMed as well the postgraduate MVetMed students.

He frequently delivers continuous education and is regulary involved in national and international CPD events.

Steven is the current Past-president of the British veterinary neurology society (BNVS)

http://www.bvns.org.uk

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