Common Conditions

Common Conditions & Procedures


  • Cranial cruciate ligament rupture - Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, lateral suture stabilization.
  • Hip Dysplasia - Total hip replacement (cemented or cementless prosthesis), triple pelvic osteotomy.
  • Patellar dislocation.
  • Elbow dysplasia, osteochondrosis - Diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopy / arthrotomy.


  • Traumatic conditions of joints - Surgical treatment of dislocation, arthrodesis (surgical fusion of a joint).
  • Fracture management - Pin and wire, external skeletal fixation, plate and screws (DCP, LC-DCP, locking CP), interlocking nail.
  • Revision surgeries for failed primary fracture repair, arthrotomy and THR.
  • Limb deformity - Corrective osteotomy including circular external skeletal fixation for limb lengthening (distraction osteogenesis).
  • Osteosarcoma - Limb amputation and limb-sparing procedures.
  • Immune-mediated joint disease
  • Orthopedic breakdown in the canine athlete, greyhounds, agility dogs.


  • Prolapsed intervertebral disc - Spinal decompression via hemilaminectomy, ventral slot.
  • Wobbler syndrome -Cervical distraction-fusion, dorsal laminectomy.
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Spinal fracture / luxation
  • Spinal neoplasia