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10140 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Surgery

Our skilled surgical teams, including board certified surgeons and highly trained veterinary technicians, make Wheat Ridge a great choice for your pet’s veterinary surgery.

Advances in veterinary medicine and veterinary surgery have been keeping close pace with those in human medicine and surgery. Over the last two decades medical technology and techniques have advanced rapidly, making this an increasingly specialized field. A board certified veterinary surgeon possesses the experience, training and expertise to manage complex surgical procedures. Surgeons at Wheat Ridge have access to advanced diagnostic modalities and surgical equipment.

Our teams recognize the value of collaboration with you, and your regular veterinarian, as a comprehensive team for your pet’s care.

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

We have Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques and equipment available at our hospital. There are many reasons to choose a minimally invasive option, the best one being a quicker recovery. View our MIS information on the side bar to better understand MIS. Contact our surgery department for a consult or to discuss MIS options in your pet’s diagnosis.

Types of Surgery
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • General Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Thoracoscopy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • PennHIP Certification Radiographs
  • Respiratory Surgery
  • Skin and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Stifle Surgery: Options vary based on your pet’s size and condition. Your surgeon can recommend the best approach given a variety of factors; options include:
    • TPLO (Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy) – Medium & Large breed dogs
    • Lateral Suture
    • MPL (Medial Patellar Luxation)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urogenital Surgery
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Bandage, Cast or Splint Placement
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Open Wound / Fracture Management
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Management
  • Emergency Surgery Services
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
  • Passive and Active Range of Motion, Manual Therapy
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Superficial Thermal Therapies
  • Deep Tissue and Bone Biopsy
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Oropharyngeal/Laryngeal Exams
  • Computed Tomography (CT Scan)
  • Radiography (X-Rays)
  • Ultrasound
Veterinary Portal & Referrals
Meet Our Team

Veterinary Surgeon

Practice Limited to Surgery

Veterinary Surgeon, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner

Veterinary Surgeon, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner

Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

10140 W. 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

303-420-8360

Vision Statement

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital will be the premier veterinary hospital in the state, providing unsurpassed veterinary care and client service, offering the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients and an empathetic partner in the process for our clients.

Bill Cicero, BS, MBA, Hospital Director

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