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Specialist Veterinary Surgeries and Procedures

Orthopaedic Surgery

- Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy for cruciate ruptures - Fracture repair with the use of advanced implants such as locking compression plates - Joint replacement (total hip replacement) - Triple pelvic osteotomy for selected young dogs with hip dysplasia - Repair of medially luxating patella, including corrective tibial/femoral osteotomies - Arthrodesis (joint fusion) - Some limb sparing surgeries for bone cancers

Neurological Surgery

- Decompressive procedures for intervertebral discs (slipped discs) - Spinal stabilization / fusion procedures for vertebral fractures/luxations and congenital spinal diseases such as atlanto-axial instability - Surgery for Wobbler’s disease - Craniotomy for feline meningioma and selected canine brain tumors

Cardiovascular Surgery

- Patent Ductus Arteriosus ligation - Pericardectomy - Persistent right aortic arch and left ligamentum arteriosum correction - Pulmonic stenosis (balloon dilation under fluoroscopic guidance) - Pacemaker implantation for dogs and cats

Soft Tissue Surgery

- Portosystemic shunt attenuation - Exploratory laparotomies with biopsies; pancreatectomy for insulinoma - Correction of other congenital defects such as diagnosis and treatment of ectopic ureter, colposuspension for intrapelvic bladder - Reconstructive surgeries for extensive tumour removals such as maxillectomy, orbitectomy, nosectomy. Thoracic wall mass excision and chest wall reconstruction. Includes creation of axial pattern flaps and subdermal plexus flaps - Intrathoracic surgery such as lung lobectomy (for lung tumors, bullae and blebs), thoracic duct ligation for idiopathic chylothorax, thymoma excision - Upper airway correction in brachycephalic dogs eg. pugs, bulldogs - Extraluminal ring prostheses for cervical tracheal collapse; endoluminal tracheal stents for intrathoracic tracheal collapse - Head and neck surgery including arytenoid lateralization surgery for laryngeal paralysis, thyroidectomy for thyroid adenoma and thyroid carcinoma as well as total ear canal ablation / bulla osteotomy for end-stage or neoplastic ear canal disease - Urogenital surgery including perineal and scrotal urethrostomies This list is definitely not exhaustive. Your surgeon will discuss all diagnostic tests, treatment protocols and surgeries with you during the initial consultation.


- Monitored by fully qualified Australian-trained veterinarians - Tailored anaesthetic plan that ensures a safe, pain-free and smooth recovery - Patient's progress is charted from the moment they are induced until they are fully awake - Blood pressure, heart rate, heart rhythm, temperature and expired carbon dioxide levels are monitored throughout procedures

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Surgical Team

Our surgical team comprises experienced specialists and nurses with an average of over 10 years' experience 

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