Abbie Lebowitz,

Role: Senior Veterinarian
Specialist in Neurology
Department: Neurology
Dr. Abbie Lebowitz of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

Dr. Abbie Lebowitz obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester in 2002 and her degree in veterinary medicine from The Ohio State University in 2006. She worked as a general practitioner in the Boston area for one year before pursuing a general internship and neurology residency at the Animal Medical Center. After completing her residency, Dr. Lebowitz worked in large specialty animal hospitals in the Chicago and New York City area before returning to the Animal Medical Center in 2015.

Dr. Lebowitz is passionate about all areas of veterinary neurology, but is incredibly passionate about the treatment of epilepsy and immune mediated neurologic diseases.

When not in the hospital, Dr. Lebowitz enjoys spending time with her family.

Board Certifications:


  • DVM – The Ohio State University, 2006

Recent Publications:

Kolicheski A1, Johnson GS1, O’Brien DP2, Mhlanga-Mutangadura T1, Gilliam D1, Guo J1, Anderson-Sieg TD1, Schnabel RD3, Taylor JF4, Lebowitz A5, Swanson B5, Hicks D6, Niman ZE7, Wininger FA8, Carpentier MC8, Katz ML9. Australian Cattle Dogs with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis are homozygous for a CLN5 nonsense mutation previously identified in Border Collies J Vet Intern Med.2016 Jul;30(4):1149-58.