Orthopedic Surgery

The Iowa State University Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art orthopedic and neurosurgical service for small animals. Three ACVS board-certified surgeons and three surgical residents are available to provide expertise, diagnostics, and treatment recommendations for your pet. With outstanding support staff and advanced imaging including MRI, CT, digital radiography, and myelography, complicated orthopedic and neurologic conditions can be evaluated.

We have the expertise and equipment to perform the following procedures:

  • Platelet Enrichment Therapy is available for dogs with osteoarthritis
  • Total hip replacement
  • Fracture repair
  • Surgical treatment for Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) rupture
  • Arthroscopy
  • Triple pelvic osteotomy (TPO) for canine hip dysplasia
  • Patellar luxation repair
  • Treatment of angular limb deformities
  • Sporting dog injuries
  • Muscle and tendon injury evaluation and repair
  • Hip luxation repair
  • Joint arthrodesis
  • Neurologic surgery
  • Bone tumor resection