Soft Tissue 

 

Dr Levien’s interests in soft tissue reconstructive surgery include using skin flaps and grafts; but loves all intra-abdominal and thoracic/respiratory procedures.


  • Abdominal:
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Biopsy
    • Caesarian Section
    • Celiotomy
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Colectomy
    • Cryptorchid
    • Cystectomy
    • Cystotomy
    • Diaphragmatic hernia
    • Enterotomy
    • Exploratory Laparotomy
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Dilation Volvulus (GDV)
    • Gastropexy
    • Gastrotomy
    • Intussusception
    • Liver lobectomy
    • Nephrectomy
    • Pernieal hernia
    • P.U. (Perineal or scrotal urethrostomy)
    • Pyometera
    • Portosystemic shunt attenuation
    • Splenectomy
  • Airway Surgery
    • Nares and laryngeal sacculectomy
    • Laryngeal paralysis (unilateral arytenoid lateralization)
    • Soft palate resection

  • Anal Sacculectomy
  • Ear Surgery
    • TECA (total ear canal ablation)
    • VBO (ventral bulla osteotomy) 
  • Episiotomy
  • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal
    • Perineal
    • Scrotal and other 
  • Lymph node excision
  • Mass Removals
    • Lymph node excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Soft tissue mass removal (SQ, MCT, lipomas, etc) 
    • with reconstruction including axial pattern flaps and grafts 
  • Pharyngeal repair
  • Sialocele / mucocele removal
  • Thoracic / Thoracotomy
    • Chylothorax
    • Megaesophagus
    • PDA / PRAA
    • Pericardiectomy
    • Thymectomy
    • Lung lobectomy
    • and more...
  • Thyroidectomy / Parathyriodectomy
  • Urethrostomy
  • Vasectomy

 

Orthopaedic 

Dr Levien’s interests are total hip replacement, cruciate surgery and fracture repair. Dr Levien had the pleasure of working with some of the most experienced hip replacement surgeons in the world whilst in the USA and he is trained in cementless and cemented fixation. Additionally, he is certified in total knee replacement and CUE (canine unicompartmental elbow) procedures. Lameness consultations are available for difficult cases.


  • Amputation:
    • Limbs and digits
  • Angular limb deformity
  • Arthrotomy
  • Carpus / Tarsus:
    • Arthrodesis
    • Ligament and tendon reapir
  • Elbow:
    • Dynamic osteotomies (for incongruency)
    • FCP (fragmented medial coronoid excision)
    • Luxation (open and closed)
    • OCD
    • UAP (ununited anconeal process, elbow dysplasia)
  • Fractures - all:
    • Plating
    • Pins
    • Ex-Fix
    • Splinting
    • Limbs/digits
  • Joint Taps
  • Pelvis:
    • FHO (femoral head osteotomy)
    • JPS (juvenile pubic symphysiodesis)
    • Sacroiliac luxation
    • THR (total hip replacement)**
      • micro (cats, small dogs)
      • standard (medium to large breed dogs)
    • DPO/TPO (double/triple pelvic osteotomy)
  • Shoulder
    • Biceps tenotomy/tenodesis
    • Medial shoulder instability
    • OCD
    • Supraspinatus tendiopathy
  • Skull
    • Mandibulectomy
    • Maxilectomy
  • Stifle
  • Tendon / ligament repair
 

Neurology 

Dr Levien’s interests in neurosurgery includes hemilaminectomy for IVDD and spinal fracture repair

  • Intervertebral disc disease (pre-operative myelogram, CT or MRI are indicated)
    • Hemilaminectomy
    • Ventral slot
  • Spinal fractures
  • Atlanta Axial-luxation stabilization
  • Cervical spondylomyelopathy (Wobblers)
  • Lumbosacral decompression/stabilization or epidural steroid

Interventional Radiology

Dr Levien trained at the Animal Medical Center, NY which is the heart of the veterinary IR program. He loves performing stents and subcutaneous ureteral bypass in cats and dogs.

  • Tracheal stent
  • Urethral stent
  • Subcutaneous ureteral bypass*
  • Percutaneous transjugular intra-hepatic shunt occlusion*

*Coming Soon

**Available at select locations only