Soft Tissue Surgery

Surgeons work closely with both our internal medicine and medical oncology services to achieve optimal patient outcome. A wide range of soft tissue surgery procedures offered, including:

  • Airway surgery – Brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS), laryngeal tie-back
  • Ear surgery – Total ear canal ablation, ventral bulla osteotomy
  • Thoracic surgery – Tumour removal, patent ductus arteriosus ligation, oesophageal surgery, pyothorax, spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Gastrointestinal surgery – Foreign body removal, septic peritonitis, tumour resection, pancreatic surgery
  • Hepatobiliary surgery – liver biopsy, tumour resection, gallbladder removal, extrahepatic portosystemic shunt surgery
  • Genitourinary surgery – Sub-ureteric bypass, cystotomy, urethrostomy
  • Head and neck surgery – pharyngeal stick injury, salivary gland surgery, tumour resection
  • Skin and reconstructive surgery.

Soft Tissue Service Facilities

Meet the Team

Our specialist team working in this department

Matthew Smith

BVetMed, GPCert(SAS), CertAVP(GSAS), DipECVS MRCVS, EBVS European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

EBVS & RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Edward Crystal


Surgery Clinician

Dylan Payne

BVMedSci (Hons) BVMBVS (Hons) PgCertVPS CertAVP (GSAS) MRCVS

ECVS Resident in Small Animal Surgery

Panagiotis Kokkinos


ECVS Resident in Small Animal Surgery

Samar Riziq

ECVS Resident in Small Animal Surgery