The surgical staff of Vetcision recognize the unique bond that exists between you, your pet, and your family veterinarian. We strive to build upon this bond by providing state-of-the-art veterinary surgical care, while providing the same caring compassion we would give our very own pets. Vetcision is a resource for your family veterinarian, providing advanced orthopedic, soft tissue, oncologic, neurologic, and emergency surgical strategies. Our close working relationship with your family veterinarian means unsurpassed care for your pet from diagnosis, through surgery and post-operative care.
Experience in Specialty Veterinary Care
The professionals at Vetcision include board certified veterinary surgeons and a highly trained technical staff who specialize in surgical problems and surgically related care. Through continuing education and professional affiliations, we keep abreast of the latest technology and knowledge of surgical procedures to provide optimum care for your pets. We are continuously upgrading and adding to our equipment, to provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment strategies. Our surgical staff works as a team with the other departments at Vetcision and the New England Veterinary Oncology Group, to ensure that your pet will be given the ultimate in care. An experienced team approach results in reduced anesthetic time, and a faster, as well as, safer postoperative recovery. This is especially important in critical patients where experience can mean the difference between life and death.
Founded in 1965, the American College of Veterinary Surgeons sets the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery, and provides the latest in surgical educational programs. There are currently less than a 1,200 Board Certified Diplomates in Veterinary Surgery.
Diplomates in the ACVS must have:
- Received a degree in veterinary medicine from a school accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
- Served a one-year rotating internship. Many diplomates now serve an additional one-year surgical internship.
- Completed a three-year surgical residency program consisting of closely supervised training with recognized specialists to acquire additional knowledge and skill in veterinary surgery.
- Submitted extensive credentials to the ACVS documenting their training, clinical competency, and scientific contributions to veterinary surgery.
- Finally, they must have passed an intensive three day examination process inculding written, oral, and practical examinations.