Veterinary specialists are veterinarians with years of advanced training after veterinary school. The board-certified surgeons at Edinger Surgical Options have completed requirements set by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) including a one-year internship, three years of surgical residency and passing an extensive small animal surgical exam. Once the requirements are met, the veterinarian is named a “Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons” (DACVS) and earns the designation of “board-certified surgeon.”
Edinger Surgical Options' surgeons have dedicated their veterinary careers to fully understanding how dog and cat's bodies heal, and the best options available to assist in their healing.
Our surgical specialists work closely with your family veterinarian to ensure the best possible outcome for your pet. While most veterinarians perform routine surgeries, your general practice veterinarian may refer you to a veterinary surgeon for treatment of a difficult case. Veterinary surgeons are trained to treat more complex cases and will work closely with you and your primary veterinarian before and after surgery to provide the best possible outcome.
At Edinger Surgical Options, veterinary surgical specialists will review the patient’s status, order the necessary tests, and provide you with treatment options which may, or may not, involve surgery.