Vet Referral Services

Mount Vets Referrals offers referral level surgery referrals for vets from our purpose built, RCVS accredited veterinary hospital in Wellington, Somerset.

We offer referrals in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery and Ophthalmology.

In the following sections you will find details of the procedures we offer, but do please contact us for further advice or information.

If you would like to refer or discuss a case, please contact us by phone or email:

Listed below are a number of procedures we are performing routinely and would be happy to take on a referral basis.

These prices are inclusive of VAT.

Orthopaedic Referrals

Stifle

TPLO up to 35kg£3,000
TPLO over 35kg£3,300
Cranial Closing Wedge Osteotomy£2,100
Patellar Luxation£2,300

  • Tibial crest transposition, sulcoplasty and lateral imbrication as appropriate

Hip

Open reduction Toggle Femoral Head Ostectomy£800
Mount Vets Orthopaedic Vet Referral Services in Wellington
Mount Vets Orthopaedic Vet Referral Services in Wellington

Fracture Repair

Many fractures can be managed by either internal (plate/ rod) fixation or external fixation (ESF). An estimate can be provided after review of radiographs, please include a size calibrated marker on films.

Soft Tissue Referrals

We offer surgery for soft tissue surgery including reconstruction, liver and lung lobectomy, urinary tract surgery and oncological surgical techniques. Other procedures can be discussed on a case by case basis and estimates given after initial consultation.

Airway

Arytenoid Lateralisation (Tieback procedure) £1,200

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) £1,500

  • Consists of soft palate resection and widening of stenotic nares as appropriate.

Aural

Lateral Wall Resection£1,400

Ventral Bulla Osteotomy (VBO) £1,800

Total Ear Canal Ablation (TECA) with Lateral Bulla Osteotomy (LBO)£2,800

Thoracic

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)£1,400
  • Following echo confirmation

Urinary and Reproductive

Urethrostomy

  • Scrotal, pre-scrotal, or pubic as indicated

Ophthalmology

Our ophthalmology referral service is available for a wide range of medical and surgical ocular conditions in small animals.

Every patient will have a comprehensive ophthalmic examination using:-

  • Slit lamp biomicroscopy
  • Direct and Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Tonometry

With the option of further diagnostics where necessary.

We regularly treat

  • Brachycephalic Ocular Syndrome
  • Canine and Feline Anterior Uveitis
  • Cherry Eye (Nictitans Gland prolapse)
  • Chronic Superficial Keratitis – Pannus
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy management
  • Corneal Ulceration –  deep and superficial
  • Dry Eye (Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca)
  • Feline Corneal Sequestrum
  • Eyelid disorders such as entropian, ectropian, distichiasis

Our surgical procedures include

  • Cryosurgery
  • Parotid Duct Transposition
  • Third Eyelid surgery including cherry eye and scrolled cartilage correction
  • Eyelid surgeries for correction of entropian and ectropian including reconstructive prcedures
  • Corneal surgery using grafting techniques
  • Thermal Keratoplasty
  • Intracapsular lens extraction for lens luxation

If you would like to refer or discuss a case, please contact us by phone or email: