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Patricia Álvarez Fernández


Patricia Álvarez Fernández - Neurology
Patricia Álvarez Fernández DVM, MRCVS, DipECVN, MRCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology Neurology

Patricia graduated from the University of Santiago de Compestela in Spain in 2014. After graduating, she completed a five-month collaboration with the neuropathology department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, before going on to complete a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the teaching hospital of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) in 2016. She also completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery whilst here.

Following completion of her internship, Patricia spent a year working at Balmesvet (Barcelona, Spain) - a small animal mixed referral and first opinion practice before joining Pride Veterinary Referrals on a small animal rotating internship in 2017. She completed her residency in veterinary neurology and gained the European Diploma in Veterinary Neurology in 2022.

Her areas of clinical interest lie in cytopathology of the central nervous system, neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory conditions of the central nervous system and neuromuscular disorders.

Outside of work Patricia loves to travel and spending time with her family. When she goes home, she enjoys playing with her young nephew and walking her dog Luna (a Tibetan Spaniel cross), who she has owned since she was 10 years old!


Álvarez P. Pascual, M., Comas, O., Pi-Castro, D., Wessmann, A., Pumarola, M. Cerebral gliosarcoma with perivascular involvement in a cat. Scientific communication in the XIV Congress Montenegro Veterinary Hospital, Neurology (Oporto 2018, Portugal) (in English).

Patricia Álvarez, Carlos Torrente et al. Phalloidien syndrome poisoning due to Lepiota brunneoincarnata ingestion in a dog. In A.V.E.P.A. 2017; 37: 25-31 (in Spanish).

Patricia Álvarez, Rafael Ruiz de Gopegui et al. Clinical situation in internal medicine: Apathy, dysuria and hyperemic mucosa by polycythemia vera. In Revista Consulta 2017; 244: 53-58 (in Spanish).

Patricia Álvarez, Sònia Añor, Marta Planellas et al. Neurological affection in a dog with chronic enteropathy with loss of proteins. Scientific communication in the 51 SEVC Congress (Granada 2016, Spain) (in Spanish).

Álvarez P. Quiroga M. et al. Chronic Juvenile Liver Disease in Dogs: Ultrasound and Anatomopathological Findings. Scientific communication in XXVI SEAPV (Zaragoza 2015, Spain) (in Spanish).

Oriol Comas, Beatriz López, Patricia Álvarez. Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus associated to pancreatic atrophy in two 6 months old domestic short hair cats. Scientific communication in the 52 SEVC Congress (Barcelona 2017, Spain) (in Spanish).

Estefanía Herrero, Patricia Álvarez. The role of the veterinary technical assistant in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome. Scientific communication in the V AVEPA Congress for veterinary technical assistants (Zaragoza 2017, Spain) (in Spanish).


Symposium British Veterinary Neurology Society 2018 - Oral communication - Cerebral gliosarcoma with perivascular involvement in a cat