Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery is surgical treatment for conditions and disorders which involve the bones, joints and their surrounding structures.  As in human medicine, there are now advanced surgical procedures to repair traumatic injuries, correct congenital defects, as well as to treat many other bone and joint disorders.

Common Conditions Treated and Procedures Performed by our surgeons:

  • Elbow dysplasia- Fragmented Coronoid Process of the elbow, United Anconeal process

  • Patella luxations

  • Osteochondritis Dissecans  (OCD)

  • Biceps tendon or shoulder instability problems.

  • Hyperextension injuries

  • Achilles tendon rupture

  • Joint luxations

  • Angular limb deformity correction

  • Fracture repair using bone plates, pins and wires, and linear external skeletal fixation

  • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) for cranial cruciate ligament damage

  • Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) for cranial cruciate ligament damage

  • Lateral Fabellar Suture Technique for cranial cruciate ligament damage

  • Total Hip Replacement (THR)

  • Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy (FHO)

  • Toggle Pin Repair

  • Limb salvage techniques for bone cancer

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Maine Veterinary Medical Center