Surgery Referral

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.

Please note that a $500 dollar booking fee is required for all referral surgeries. It is refundable up until 48 hours before your appointment date.

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:


  • 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 online referral form by clicking the button below. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at