Surgery – Frederick

Our surgery department offers advanced surgical care geared towards achieving optimal outcomes for your pet.  Our board-certified surgeon(s) have extensive surgical training and employ advanced imaging and techniques primarily offered at specialty hospitals. 

Our specialized team works together with you, your primary veterinarian and other specialty services to ensure that not only the most state of the art options are provided but to strive towards achieving the best course of treatment for complex surgical cases.  

We offer both orthopedic and soft tissue procedures; if you do not see a procedure listed below, please ask us!

Soft Tissue Services

  • Abdominal exploratory (GI foreign body, abdominal masses, GDV, subtotal colectomy)
  • Arytenoid lateralization for laryngeal paralysis
  • Brachycephalic airway syndrome correction
  • Cystotomy for cystic calculi
  • Forelimb and hindlimb amputation
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic and thorascopic procedures (cholecystectomy, gastropexy, liver biopsy, ovariectomy, cryptorchid castration)
  • Mass removals (simple and complex)
  • Portosystemic shunt attenuation
  • Oncologic surgeries (mastectomy, thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, maxillectomy)
  • Perineal urethrostomy
  • Skin grafting and complex skin reconstruction
  • Thoracotomy (lung lobectomy, PDA ligation, PRAA correction)
  • Total ear canal ablation and bulla osteotomy

Orthopedic Services

  • Fracture repair and management
  • Hip luxation
  • OCD lesions
  • Patella luxation correction
  • Tendon and ligament injuries
  • Cranial cruciate ligament injury
  • Arthroscopy
  • Soft tissue and joint injections

For Pet Parents

For Veterinarians
Holly Phelps, DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA

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