DoveLewis is the only hospital in the area to have board-certified surgeons on call 24/7.
Board-Certified Surgeons Are The Best Choice
Board-certified Surgeons Have More Training and Resources to Help Your pet
A board-certified veterinary specialist is a veterinarian who has completed additional training in a specific area of veterinary medicine and has passed an examination that evaluates their knowledge and skills in that specialty area.
While most veterinarians are allowed to perform surgery, a board-certified veterinary surgeon has undergone additional training after veterinary school in order to become a specialist,including a 1-year internship and a 3-year residency program,plus they can offer state-of-the-art options and help you determine the best treatment for your animal.
Choose a board-certified surgeon for expertise, specialized training, and enhanced care.
According to the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, " animals should be treated by veterinary specialists when advanced care is warranted." Additional reasons to choose a DoveLewis board-certified veterinary surgeon include:
Extensive training and experience in veterinary surgery
Not every surgery is emergent, but they're all important! You can schedule an initial consultation with a DoveLewis board-certified surgeon to meet the team and create a plan for your pet's surgery and recovery.
Local veterinarians refer to DoveLewis regularly. For an emergency referral, your local veterinarian should call DoveLewis. For non-emergent surgeries, book a consult online and we'll coordinate records and communication with your veterinarian.