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

Rachel Burrow

Head of Surgery

Prue Neath

Clinical Director / Soft Tissue Specialist

Matthew Smith

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

EBVS & RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Dylan Payne

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

ECVS Resident in Small Animal Surgery