Surgery Service

Our Services

The Farm Animal Surgery Section at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State provides complete state-of-the-art surgical consultation on farm animal clients (cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and alternative livestock such as llamas, alpacas and deer).

Service Highlights

  • Orthopedic
    • Fractures, arthroscopy, arthrotomy, bone infections, sequestrectomy, etc)
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Displaced abomasum, umbilical hernia, small intestine, large intestine, rumenotomy, rumenostomy, liver abscess, kidney – nephrectomy, laparoscopy, etc.
  • Reproductive
    • C-section, overiectomy, castration, unilateral castration, inguinal hernia, scrotal hernia, uterine biopsy, ovariohysterectomy, vasectomy, penile/preputial translocation, penopexy, epididymectomy, etc.
  • Respiratory
    • Tracheotomy, laryngoplasty, sinusotomy, soft palate repair, hard palate repair, etc.
  • Head and neck
    • Dehorning, dentistry, tooth abscess, wrynose, choanal atresia, chonchal cysts, nasal adenocarcinoma, lymph nodes excision – caseous lymphadenitis, etc.

Appointments & Office Hours

  • Office hours: 10am – 4pm , Monday – Friday
  • Appointments strongly recommended.
  • For an appointment: (614) 292-6661, Ext. 1
  • Emergency service: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year
  • After-hour emergencies: (614) 292-6661


Senior Faculty



Veterinary Technicians

  • David Fredrick, RVT
  • Amanda Warchol,RVT


Payment is expected at the time of your visit. Please read our payment policy for complete information.