Meet Dr. Spoor

Erich Spoor


  • Bachelor’s of Science – Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry, University of North Texas, Graduation year: 2008
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, Graduation year: 2014

Postgraduate Training:

  • Internship – Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Rotating Internship, Louisiana State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Year completed: 2015
  • Residency in Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery – Veterinary Neurological Center, Phoenix, AZ, Year completed: 2018
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)


  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine


  • A novel form of intracranial coccidioidomycosis is present in dogs and exhibits characteristic clinical and magnetic resonance imaging findings. Spoor E, Stainback L, Plummer S, Knowles K. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 2019 Jan; 60(1):47-55.
  • Cerebrospinal fluid inflammatory cytokines and chemokines in naturally occurring canine spinal cord injury. Taylor A, Welsh CJ, Young C, Spoor E, Kerwin S, Griffin J, Levine G, Cohen N, Levine J. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2014, Sept 15,31 (18):1561-9.

Dr. Erich Spoor has a particular interest in neuroimaging, seizure disorders, and infectious/autoimmune meningoencephalitis, and during his residency researched the MRI characteristics of Valley Fever encephalitis in dogs. Outside of work he likes to hiking, go to concerts, spend time with his wife, Suzanne, and dogs Rex and Darcy.