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Orthopedic Referral

Orthopedics

Dr. Vasile Dzsurdzsa, DVM recently joined Campbell River Veterinary Hospital as a full-time veterinarian. In 1991, he graduated from veterinary college in Romania and went on to practice in Hungary and Romania until 2002. Dr. Vasile has since practiced in Ontario for over 15 years. He has a particular interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

With 28 years of experience, we are happy to announce we are offering his services on a referral basis. Below is a comprehensive list of the orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries he routinely performs:

Orthopedic

  • TPLO (tibial-plateau-levelling osteotomy)
  • Fracture repair (using DCP/LCP techniques), IM pinning
  • FHO (femoral head ostectomy)
  • OCD (osteochondritis dissecans)
  • FCP (fragmented coronoid process)
  • Medial patella luxation +/- tibial tuberosity transposition
  • Arthrodesis, limb amputation
  • External fixators
  • SI (sacroiliac luxation repair)

Soft Tissue

  • Perineal hernia repair
  • Perineal urethrostomy
  • Anal saculectomy
  • Brachycephalic syndrome (no inverted saccules)
  • Entropion and ectropion
  • Accessory third eyelid gland luxation (pocket and periosteal tackle technique)
  • Nephrectomy
  • GI surgeries not limited to GDV, RA, enterotomy
  • Subtotal colonectomy
  • Scrotal urethrostomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Liver lobectomy
  • Splenectomy

If you feel like your patient could benefit from his services, please complete the referral form below by sending an email to info@campbellrivervet.com or faxing the documents to 250-923-1981. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 250-923-4292.

Forms

Orthopedic Surgery Referral Form – PDF
Orthopedic Surgery Referral Form – Electronic PDF

 

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Last updated: July 6, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective July 6, patients seeing a Veterinarian will be able to have one family member inside the hospital for the duration of the appointment.

Our new policies:

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Campbell River Veterinary Hospital