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At Mercer Street Animal Hospital, your pet’s safety and comfort are priority. It becomes even more critical in surgical cases. We use the best and proven protocols of pain-management by both inhalant (isoflurane) and injectable drugs. In some cases we also use pain patch (Fentanyl). Patient monitoring is performed by using multi-parameter anesthesia monitors.
Mercer Street Veterinary team is trained in handling the needs of any elective or emergency surgical procedures. Dr. Chan and Dr. Tine are proficient in a wide range of procedures from spays/neuters to orthopedic procedures.
Dr. Hsu has special interest in ophthalmological (eye) surgeries and other soft tissue surgeries including tumor removals, gastrotomy, enterotomy, foreign body removal, cystotomy/urinary bladder surgery, stone removal, gall bladder surgeries, splenectomy, mastectomy (mammary tumor removal) and intra-abdominal tumor removal.
Dr. Tine has special interest in soft tissue surgery, gastrointestinal and oral surgeries.
Mercer Street veterinarians also offer a vast range of orthopedic procedures including FHOs (femoral head osteotomy), patellar surgeries (patellar luxation), cranial cruciate ligament repair (lateral suture/tigh-rope techniques), some fracture repairs and limb amputations if needed. We utilize board certified surgeons on site as and if needed for these procedures.
Don’t hesitate to contact us at 206.285.0395 if you have any questions about your pet’s surgical needs