Our orthopedic team of doctors includes multiple board-certified and experienced veterinary surgeons. Our doctors bring their own individual experience and talent to each patient under our care. Serving communities in southern Louisiana as well as pet owners from as far away as Lake Charles, Alexandria, and Natchitoches, Capital Area Veterinary Specialists is equipped with the most advanced veterinary CT scan, digital radiography, ultrasound, diagnostic laboratory, and monitoring analyzers available. Our compassionate surgeons maintain communication with you as well as your veterinarian, to ensure accurate and recent updates on the condition of your pet. At Capital Area Veterinary Specialists, we provide expert care to in-hospital patients throughout the day and night. Examples of surgeries performed at our hospital include:

Knee Surgery and Repair:

  • • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
  • • Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL)
  • • Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
  • • Medial Patella Luxation (MPL)

Hip Surgeries:

  • • Femoral Head Osteotomy (FHO)
  • • Hip Luxation (open and closed reduction)
  • • Triple Pelvic Osteotomy (TPO)

Fracture Repair Surgeries

  • • Bone Plating
  • • Interlocking Nail
  • • External Fixation

Elbow Dysplasia

  • • Ulnar Ostectomies/Osteotomy
  • • Intraarticular Injections
  • • Shock Wave Therapy
  • • Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process (FMCP)

Other Types of Surgeries Performed:

  • • Herniated Discs
  • • Osteochondritis Dissicans (OCD)
  • • Tendon Repairs
  • • Joint Luxations