Curtis Dewey

DVM, MS, Professor


Dr. Dewey, a renowned speaker in the veterinary field, has made his mark in both national and international circles. Presently, he practices at Elemental Pet Vets, PLLC, focusing on Integrative Veterinary Medicine and rehabilitation therapy. His diverse experience includes roles as a faculty neurologist at Texas A&M University, a staff neurologist at Long Island Veterinary Specialists, and a 15-year tenure at Cornell University. A prolific writer, Dr. Dewey has contributed to numerous journals and textbooks, including "Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology," "Dr. Theresa Fossum’s Small Animal Surgery," and authored "Clinician’s Guide to Canine Acupuncture." An active member of various veterinary associations and committees, he has received notable awards like the 2014 Hills ACVECC Jack Mara Scientific Achievement Award and the NYSVMS Outstanding Service to Veterinary Medicine Award. His research focuses on seizure control, congenital brain and spinal disorders surgery, and integrative treatments for neurologic disorders and pain management.

Research Profile

Investigating the molecular basis of how acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, food therapy, and Tui-na massage therapy enhance neurological health.


DVM. in Veterinary Science • Cornell University, New York

M.Sc. in Anatomy • University of Georgia, USA