Marie Dantio

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Marie Dantio, DVM, is a board-certified neurologist in Tucson. 

After graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Dantio completed two 1-year internships, including a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists, followed by a neurology and neurosurgery internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas.

She returned to Carolina Veterinary Specialists in 2016 for a 3-year neurology and neurosurgery residency program under the mentorship of Dr. Robert Bergman and Dr. Russell Quigley.

During her residency, she authored a case report entitled “Surgical Treatment of Suspected Meningioangiomatosis in the Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord” that was accepted for publication in JAAHA.

She also presented a retrospective study on a distraction-fusion technique for the surgical treatment of cervical spondylomyelopathy in canines at the Southeastern Veterinary Neurology Meeting in 2018.

Areas of Special Interest

Spinal Surgery and Inflammatory Diseases

  • 2016-2019: Residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery, Carolina Veterinary Specialists
  • 2015-2016: Neurology and Neurosurgery Internship, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists
  • 2014-2015: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship, Carolina Veterinary Specialists
  • 2014: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • 2010: Bachelor of Science, Wittenberg University, 2010

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