Amy Fauber, DVM, MS

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Amy Fauber, DVM, MS

Board Certified in Neurology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Dr. Amy Fauber has never wanted to be anything other than a veterinarian, although that dream was tested at age 14 when she started working summers at a veterinary practice. “I passed out the first time I watched a surgery!” she remembers. Now she’s performing those surgeries, with a specialty in treating diseases affecting the nervous system.

Dr. Fauber is one of fewer than a dozen veterinarians who are dual-boarded ACVS and ACVIM (Neuro) Diplomates, and she was the first woman to obtain these dual credentials. She enjoys the hands-on aspect of surgery, the problem-solving skills needed in neurology, and most of all, the satisfaction of successfully treating a patient. “There is nothing more inspiring and rewarding,” she says, “than seeing a paralyzed dog walk again.”

EDUCATION:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)

RESEARCH & AWARDS:

  • Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases affecting the central nervous system, including conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.
  • Served as a faculty member in small animal surgery and neurology at Purdue University before coming to CARE.

FAMILY:

Husband Mike and daughters Bryn and Ilana

PETS:

When the family moved to Charlotte from Indiana, Llorezo the llama and Sonny the alpaca came with them. They are joined by Beasley, the three-legged pug; Guenever, the hyperthyroid house cat; and Woody, the “retired” barn cat.

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