da Costa, Ronaldo C.

Dr. da Costa

Ronaldo C. da Costa, DMV, MSc, PhD
Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)

Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences 

The Ohio State University
1010 Veterinary Medical Center
601 Vernon Tharp Street
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Ph: (614) 292-3551
Fx: (614) 292-1454
dacosta [dot] 6 [at] osu [dot] edu

Professional Training and Experience

  • 2012-present - Associate Professor and Service Head, Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • 2008-2012 - Assistant Professor and Service Head, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University
  • 2006-2008 – Associate Professor, Federal University of Paraná, Palotina, PR, Brazil
  • 2002-2006 - Ph.D. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Canada.
  • 2002-2004 – Residency in Neurology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Canada
  • 1997-2001 – Assistant Professor, Federal University of Paraná, Palotina, PR, Brazil
  • MSc (Surgery) – 1999 – Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
  • 1995-1996 – Associate veterinarian, Small Animal Practice, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
  • DMV – 1995 - Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of cervical spondylomyelopathy (Wobbler syndrome)
  • Diagnostic assessment and treatment of cervical spondylomyelopathy
  • Advanced and comparative neuroimaging Neuro-oncology