The Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital is currently searching for two full-time board-certified orthopedic surgeons and will reopen soon for referral cases. Click to learn more about the Physical Rehabilitation Service.
About the Service
The Orthopedic Service specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic conditions and injuries in dogs and cats. The service provides diagnosis and treatment of fractures, injuries to tendons, ligaments, and joints, congenital abnormalities, osteoarthritis and generalized lameness. The Orthopedic Service has the goal of providing patients and clients with outstanding care and support for treatment and management of companion animal orthopedic conditions.
What We Do
The Orthopedic Service evaluates dogs and cats with a variety of orthopedic conditions. These include, but are not limited to: diagnosis of hip dysplasia, patella luxations, cranial cruciate ligament injuries, luxations, elbow dysplasia, fractures, tendon and ligament injuries, and osteoarthritis.
The Orthopedic Service has access to in-house advanced imaging equipment in the Radiology Service including: computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), digital radiography, and ultrasonography that is used to assist in the proper diagnosis of existing orthopedic conditions.
Surgical interventions offered include: fracture stabilization using a variety implants tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO), lateral suture, arthroscopy, femoral head and neck ostectomy (FHO), and total hip replacement. The Orthopedic Service also offers product fitting for specialized orthotics, education on osteoarthritis management in geriatric pets and the importance of weight management, and physical rehabilitation for selected conditions.
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Who We Are
The Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital is currently searching for two full-time board-certified orthopedic surgeons.