Specialty Surgical Procedures
Our state-of-the-art surgery suite allows our doctors to perform a variety of surgical procedures, including spays, neuters, laceration repair, abscesses, and basic soft tissue surgery such as mass removals.
For more advanced surgeries, we are proud to partner with Smart Approach Veterinary Services. Dr. Antonio Pedraza, a world class veterinary surgeon, provides specialty surgical care here at Emerald Animal Hospital.
Some of the advanced surgical procedures that Dr. Pedraza performs include
Minimally Invasive Procedures:
Endoscopy – Foreign Body Removal or Biopsies
Laparoscopic Spay (Key Hole)
Laparoscopic Cryptorchid Neuter
Soft Tissue Surgeries:
Brachycephalic Surgery – Elongated Soft Palate & Stenotic Nares Correction
Perineal Urethrostomy (PU)
Foreign Body Removal
Complex Mammary Tumor Removal
Large Mass Removal
Cruciate Ligament Repair – TTA, TPLO
Femoral Head and Neck Osteotomy (FHO)
All patients will be carefully screened for safety with a pre-op exam the day of surgery and the anesthetic protocol is tailored to your pet. Surgical services include fully trained veterinary and technical staff to ensure the safest, most efficient procedures for your pet, heated surgery tables for greater comfort, advanced sterilization techniques, and ECG and oxygen saturation monitors.