Pet Surgery
Greater Cincinnati


Our board-certified surgeon has a wide variety of expertise in pet surgery in Greater Cincinnati. We offer soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurologic surgery options. 

Medical management consultations for situations when surgery is not an option are also available. 


A variety of soft tissue surgeries are available and include, but are not limited to:


Abdominal Procedures:

  • Liver Lobe Resections (Liver Lobectomy)
  • Gall Bladder removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Gastric Dilatation with Volvulus (GDV)
  • Foreign Body Removals – Stomach, Intestines
  • Subtotal Colectomy
  • Extrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Ligation (PSS)
  • Cystotomy (Urinary Bladder)
  • Partial Cystectomy
  • Adrenalectomy or Adrenal biopsy
  • Pyometra
  • Cesarean Section (C-section)
  • Thoracic (chest) procedures:
  • Intercostal Thoracotomy
  • Lung Lobe Resections
  • Pericardectomy
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) Ligation
  • Thoracic Duct Ligation
  • Persistent Right Aortic Arch (PPDH) correction
  • Others as needed

Median Sternotomy:

  • Exploratory or biopsy procedure
  • Thymoma removal

Mass Removal Surgery:

  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Anal Sac Tumors
  • Variety of Skin and Soft Tissue Locations
  • Bone Tumors

Hernia Repairs:

  • Diaphragmatic Hernias
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Scrotal Hernia
  • Perineal Hernia

Urinary Surgery:

  • Urethrostomy to allow urination
  • Perineal Urethrostomy
  • Scrotal Urethrostomy
  • Nephrectomy

Reconstructive Surgery:

  • Skin Grafts
  • Axillary Pattern Flaps
  • Mastectomy
  • Total Ear Canal Ablation with Lateral Bulla Osteotomy (TECABO)
  • Ventral Bulla Osteotomy (VBO) for Polyp Removal in Cats

Airway Disease Surgery:

  • Brachycephalic Airway – Elongated Soft Palate, Stenotic Nares, Everted Laryngeal Saccules
  • Laryngeal Paralysis
  • Permanent Tracheostomy


  • Forelimb
  • Hind Limb
  • Digit

Oral Surgery:

  • Maxillectomy
  • Mandibulectomy
  • Mucocele Removal
  • Partial Glossectomy
A variety of Orthopedic Surgeries are available and include, but are not limited to:

Fracture Repairs:

    • Long Bone Fractures
    • Joint Fractures
    • Fragment Removal

Stifle (Knee) Surgery:

  • Standard Cruciate Repair Surgery (lateral fabellar suture)
  • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
  • Patella Luxation Repair

Ligament or Tendon Repairs:

  • Achilles Tendon Tears
  • Collateral Ligament Repairs

Arthrodesis (Joint Fusion Surgery):

  • Carpus (wrist joint)
  • Tarsus (hock joint)
  • Atlantoaxial Subluxation Stabilization (AA Luxation)

Hip Surgery:

  • Femoral Head and Neck Excision (FHO)
  • Triple Pelvic Osteotomy (TPO)
  • Fractures

Arthroscopic Procedures for Joint Evaluation and Specific Therapy are available for:

  • Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Elbow
  • Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process (FCP)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)


  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)

Neurologic Surgeries available include, but are not limited to:

  • Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  • Cervical Location via Ventral Slot
  • Thoracolumbar location via Hemilaminectomy
  • Lumbosacral Stenosis
  • Spinal Fracture Repair/Stabilization


Consultation and management recommendations are also available for conditions that are not amenable to surgery or when surgery is not an option. These conditions include, but are not limited to:


Juvenile Bone Diseases:

  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) – Stifle, Shoulder, Elbow, Hock
  • Panosteitis

Neurologic Conditions:

  • Lumbosacral Disease
  • Disc Disease – Cervical or Thoracolumbar
  • Cervical Vertebral Spondylomyelopathy (CSM or Wobbler Disease)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Polyarthritis

Call to make an appointment for pet surgery in Greater Cincinnati today.

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Appointments with veterinary specialists can be made by contacting us at 859-209-6560


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