Surgical Services

Surgical Services

The veterinarians at Capital Veterinary Specialists provide all aspects of advanced surgical care for your family pets. Surgical procedures include:

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  • Orthopedic

    • Stifle (knee) stabilization
      • Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy
      • Tibial tuberosity advancement
      • Extracapsular repair
      • Meniscal therapy
    • Fracture repair

      • Complex fracture
      • Open fractures
      • Chronic fractures
      • Gun shot injuries
      • Hit by car trauma
    • Arthroscopy

      • Elbow, shoulder and stifle evaluations
    • Patella stabilization

      • Medial and lateral luxations
    • Elbow surgery

      • Fragmented coronoid process
      • Ununited anconeal process
      • Angular limb deformity
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Fracture Repair

  • Soft Tissue

    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Renal and bladder surgery
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Facial and oral surgery
    • Gall bladder surgery
    • Spleen/ liver surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery

    • Laparoscopy
      • Gastropexy
      • Ovariohysterectomy
      • Liver biopsy
      • Cystoscopy
  • Arthroscopy

    • Stifle (knee) evaluation and therapy
    • Elbow joint evaluation and therapy
    • Tarsus (ankle) joint evaluation and therapy
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Stifle (knee) Stabilization

  • Cancer Surgery

    • Abdominal and thoracic tumor removal
    • Soft tissue tumor removal
    • Bone cancer
    • Skin cancer
    • PennHIP certification

Capital Veterinary Specialists also has the latest Storz Endoscopy Unit used for endoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy. Other advanced services include ligasur vessel sealing, vacuum-assisted wound closure, and cold-compression therapy. All hospitalized patients have 24-hour care and monitoring.