Why Choose Specialty
Cat or Dog Surgery at VMC
in Syracuse, NY?

Here at VMC, our normal pet surgery caseload includes dogs and cats with various soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, and oncologic (cancer) conditions. Our team often helps patients with high anesthetic risks, including pets who need chest surgery or surgery involving other major organs. We are uniquely equipped to handle challenging cases like these, with specialized materials, techniques, and tools on hand to ensure the best treatment outcomes. In addition to our broad surgical capabilities, we also offer minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopy and arthroscopy.

We use the safest anesthetic agents, and patients are continuously monitored throughout the anesthetic period. Experienced, licensed veterinary technicians and a well-trained technical support staff provide skilled and compassionate nursing care for your pet before, during, and after the surgical procedure.

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What Sets VMC Apart from Other Board-Certified Surgeons in the Syracuse Area?

Other surgical referral facilities may not offer overnight post-surgical care with an onsite veterinarian present at all times. Our veterinarians and technicians are prepared to address any post-surgical complications or quickly initiate changes in pain management--whether it's at 2pm or 2am.

The VMC of CNY is the only facility in the Syracuse area that maintains 24-hour care managed by on-site veterinarians and licensed technicians for their patients. Our facility is appropriately staffed with veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians, and assistants 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

We Have Access to Advanced Technology and Resources

Our specialty surgeons can also utilize cutting-edge technology and multi-modal therapies:

  • Our Imaging service provides advanced and timely diagnostics including ultrasound, CT, and MRI that define and localize tumors, masses, and other disorders.
  • The CARE Pet Therapy team assists in developing multi-modal therapies to eliminate or control pain in all surgical cases and to develop post-surgical rehabilitation plans.