Surgery

aaha-logo-smMembers of the surgery staff at Angell Animal Medical Center are dedicated full time to surgery, providing a key service to other members of the Angell staff and referring veterinarians. The surgery department is equipped to perform a wide range of orthopedic and soft tissue procedures including the use of advanced technologies.

The board-certified surgeons at Angell provide a wide array of expertise and national, professional leadership in small animal surgery including the repair of ligamentous injuries to the knee, fracture repair, neurosurgery, thoracic and abdominal surgery, laryngeal surgery, cancer surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery and arthroscopic procedures.

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Angell West Contact

293 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: 617-541-5048
Email: surgery@angell.org
Fax: 617-989-1660

Angell Appointments

Every other Monday 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.
Tuesday 9a.m.-12:30p.m.
Thursday 9a.m.-11a.m.
*Emergency surgery available on Sundays

Our Services

Orthopedic Surgery

  • Fracture Repair procedures include: bone plating/bone screws, interlocking nails, external fixators, circular fixators, IM pins/orthopedic wire and external coaptation techniques
  • Prosthetics procedures include prosthetic limb replacement
  • Joint surgical procedures include: total hip replacement, triple pelvic osteotomy, DARthroplasty, Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis, joint/ligament repair and reconstruction, femoral head and neck ostectomies, tibial plateau leveling osteotomies, cranial cruciate ligament replacement, arthrodesis and Tibial Tuberosity Advancement
  • Acquired/Congenital Limb Deformity Repair includes: corrective osteotomies, limb lengthening and internal/external fixation techniques

General Surgery

  • Abdominal surgical procedures include: gastric, small intestinal, large intestinal, hepatic/splenic, urinary tract, hernia repair, abdominal wall reconstruction, surgical stapling
  • Thoracic surgical procedures include: cardiovascular, pulmonary, thoracic wall reconstruction, surgical stapling
  • Upper Respiratory surgical procedures include: elongated soft palate, stenotic nares, laryngeal collapse, collapsed trachea, intranasal disease, laser
  • Otic surgical procedures include: lateral/vertical canal resection, total ear canal ablation, bulla, pinna: repair/reconstruction
  • Endocrine surgical procedures include: adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid
  • Neurosurgical procedures include: disc disease, compressive lesions, spinal tumors, brain tumors, spinal fractures
  • Dental/Oral surgical procedures include: comprehensive dental care, oral tumor resection, laser assisted
  • Oncologic surgical procedures include: facial/oral, ear, bone, nasal, cervical, endocrine, thoracic, abdominal, skin, laser assisted
  • Plastic and Reconstructive surgical procedures include: maxillofacial, nasal, ear reconstruction, skin, thoracic/abdominal wall, esophageal, muscle, paw/pad, simple/advanced flaps, skin grafting, skin stretching techniques, management of non-healing wounds.
  • Minimally invasive surgery: ovariectomy, gastropexy, biopsy, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy.