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Our orthopaedic, spinal and soft tissue surgery specialist

The surgical service is run by Alistair Cliff who is happy to undertake most investigative, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgical procedures. Our goal is to provide a quality, efficient and friendly service with emphasis on good communication to the client and referring veterinary surgeon. We have excellent facilities and have recently undergone a complete refurbishment of our operating and preparation areas to offer state-of-the-art care. We have gained experience and successfully managed many complex conditions including, but not limited to those listed below.

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Fracture repairs using plates and screws, intramedullary devices and external fixation
  • Lameness investigation using digital radiography, arthroscopy and joint sampling
  • Advanced imaging including Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Arthroscopic management of joint disease typically involving developmental elbow and shoulder joint conditions
  • Autologous Platelet Therapy for the management of osteoarthritis
  • Management of cruciate ligament injuries using extracapsular and advanced techniques such as Tibial Tuberosity Advancement and TPLO
  • Patella luxation surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery

  • Laparoscopic surgery including ovariectomy, prophylactic gastropexy, retrieval of retained testes and abdominal organ biopsy.
  • ENT procedures such as brachycephalic airway obstructive syndrome, laryngeal paralysis, and ear surgery
  • Tumour resection and wound reconstruction using skin grafts and local skin flaps
  • Thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy
  • Perineal, diaphragmatic and inguinal hernia repair
  • Urogenital surgery

Practice information

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Emergency Details

Please call:

01463 237000

Find us here:

58 Argyle Street Inverness IV2 3BB
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Please call this number for emergencies:

01463 237000