Veterinary Surgery

Virginia Veterinary Specialists specializes in state-of-the-art surgical services for your companions.

Veterinary Surgery

Surgical Procedures

We offer various minimally invasive procedures specifically designed to reduce discomfort and facilitate a speedy recovery, including CT scans, complex orthopedic, soft tissue, and neurosurgical procedures. These include the following:

  • Arthroscopy, Laparoscopy & Thoracoscopy
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Patellar Luxation
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Canine Hip Dysplasia
  • Double Pelvic Osteotomy (DPO)
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy (FHO)
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Canine Unicompartmental Elbow (CUE)
  • Fracture Repair
  • Oncologic Procedures
  • Portosystemic Shunts
  • Gallbladder Mucocele
  • Liver Lobe Removal
  • Spleen Removal
  • Lung Lobe Removal
  • Laryngeal Paralysis
  • Wound & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disk Herniation
  • Lumbosacral Stenosis
  • Spinal Fractures

Additional information on surgical procedures not listed can be found on the ACVS website.

All of our veterinary procedures are performed by board-certified surgeons with years of experience under their belt. You can rest assured your pet will receive only the highest quality of care. Dr. Kevin Stiffler, Dr. Sara Schillinger, and Dr. Brendan Anders of Virginia Veterinary Specialists are Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

For further information and descriptions of some of the procedures that are performed see the links above. If you feel your pet could benefit from the surgical services that we provide, please feel free to contact us to speak with one of our referral coordinators at 434-202-2987.

Soft Tissue Services

Virginia Veterinary Specialists specializes in state-of-the-art surgical services for your companions. Care and attention are at the top of our priority when operating on your pets. 

Veterinary Orthopedics

The VVS team will work tirelessly with you to appropriately diagnose and treat any related CCL injuries or cases of canine hip dysplasia. We provide services such as Femoral Head Ostectomy’s (FHO’s) to ensure the best possible recovery.

Neurological Procedures

Neurological procedures require delicate attention to ensure your pet comes out on the right paw to recovery. Our highly-trained team is dedicated to providing safe and effective neurological procedural care to your pet.

Minimally Invasive Procedures

We offer various minimally invasive procedures specifically designed to reduce discomfort and facilitate a speedy recovery, including CT scans, complex orthopedic, soft tissue, and neurosurgical procedures.