Orthopedic Surgery

Our Services

The Equine Orthopedic Surgery Service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State offers state-of-the-art comprehensive diagnosis and surgical care of all equids.

Service Highlights

  • Board certified specialists
  • State-of-the-art hospital facilities, including intensive care unit staffed 24 hours/day by certified animal health technicians
  • Complete, in-depth lameness examinations
  • Treatment of juvenile orthopedic diseases including OCD and angular or flexural deformities
  • Novel treatments for orthopedic infections
  • Tendon injuries: diagnosis and treatment- shockwave, PRP injection, surgical fasciotomy
  • Fracture repair
  • Anderson sling for select fracture repair patients
  • Forceplate available
  • Weekly certified journeyman farrier service
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Advanced imaging capabilities
  • Support services: diagnostic imaging/radiology, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, reproductive care, cardiology

 

Surgeons 

  • Alicia Bertone, DVM, PhD, DACVS, Trueman Chair in Equine Medicine and Surgery