Surgery Services – Beginning 2/16/22

We are excited to announce the addition of a Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon to the team at Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty and Emergency! Dr. Javier Gallegos DVM, DACVS-SA is available by appointment and sees most orthopedic and soft-tissue cases.

To book a surgical consult with Dr. Gallegos, please call 847-393-4206.

Some of the surgeries offered by our board-certified surgeon include:

Orthopedic Surgery

  • TPLO & Extracapsular
  • Medial Patellar Luxation Correction
  • Fracture Repair
  • Femoral Head/Neck Osteotomy (FHO)
  • Lameness Consult

Soft Tissue Surgery

  • Amputation
  • Mass Removal
  • Upper Airway Surgery (soft palate, nose, saccules for brachycephalic breeds; “Tie-back” for laryngeal paralysis)
  • Liver Shunt
  • PDA (birth defect of the heart)
  • Urinary Surgeries
  • TECABO (for chronic ear infections)
For questions about any of the surgeries listed, or inquiries into any additional surgeries your pet may require, please don’t hesitate to contact our team at Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty and Emergency.