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Lisa Gerlach

DVM, DACVIM/Neurology
Dr. Gerlach
Veterinary Specialist
Dr. Gerlach

At a Glance

Board Certified:


Dr. Lisa Gerlach attended the University of California at Davis and was awarded a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She completed a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego in 2009. She went on to complete her Neurology/Neurosurgery residency at the University of California at Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in 2012. Dr. Gerlach is a board certified specialist in Neurology. She has also received her Neurosurgery Certificate of Training, and she is a member of the Veterinary Neurosurgical Society.  Dr. Gerlach has been with VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley since 2012.

Dr. Gerlach is a born and raised Californian who grew up in Costa Mesa. She is a Chapman University 2004 graduate with Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences. Dr. Gerlach has two cats named Sasha and Tiberius and a step-kitty named Sweetpea.

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VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley is proud to offer medical and surgical care for patients with neurological disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system.

Our Neurology Department board certified specialist, Dr. Lisa Gerlach, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology), provides comprehensive and cutting edge neurological services to our patients.

The field of veterinary neurology is constantly growing. Advancements in technology have aided neurologists in the localization of subtle lesions resulting in longer, healthier lives for pets. VSV utilizes high quality diagnostic equipment, including in-house CT and high field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to assist in providing precise diagnosis. We also offer myelography, cerebrospinal fluid analysis, and neurosurgery. From spinal surgery to the treatment of epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders, VCA VSV is able to treat your special pet and help him/her back to recovery.

VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley

22123 Ventura Blvd.

Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Main: 818-883-8387

Fax: 818-436-4660

Hospital Hours:

    Mon: 7:30 am - 12:00 am

    Tue-Thu: Open 24 hours

    Fri: 12:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Sun: Closed

Other Hospital Hours:

Please call VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley at (818) 883-8387 to schedule an appointment for specialty services or if an emergency should arise.

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