At Westport Veterinary Clinic, our orthopaedic surgery expertise is spearheaded by Stuart whose extensive experience and continuous education keep us at the forefront of veterinary care. Stuart has now performed in the region of 1500 cruciate ligament operations over the past 25 years. Stuart performs mainly TTAs but has recently started doing TPLO surgeries.

Our orthopaedic services include:

● TPLO & TTA surgeries

● Medial patella luxations

● Hip dislocations

● Fracture repairs

● Arthrodesis

We have full orthopaedic equipment and kit which means that if your pet needs surgery, it can often be performed, in-house, without delay – and without having to refer you to different clinics.

Stuart keeps up to date by continual study and attending many Continued Education Courses. Over the years he has attended a number of courses run by AOVET. These courses have tutors who are some of the worlds top specialists and they work alongside human orthopaedic surgeons to try to advance veterinary orthopaedics as much as possible. The courses he has attended includes:

  • September 2004 – Small Animals Principles in fracture repair
  • December 2006 – Advanced in Small Animal Fracture Repair
  • October 2011 – Advances in Small animal orthopaedics
  • January 2015 – MMP & Ridgestop Practical workshop
  • May 2015 – Small animal masters in advanced pelvic limb osteotomies
  • December 2015 – Masters course – injuries in the distal extremities in small animals
  • November 2019 – Oral Reconstructive Surgery & Maxillofacial Fractures, Accesia (Nov 2019)
  • June 2022 – Small Animal Fracture Management, Association Osteosynthesis (June 2022)
  • November 2022 – Locking Bone Plates Workshop (Nov 2022)
  • November 2022 – British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress (Nov 2022)
  • October 2023 – Basic Stifle Arthroscopy Course, Arthrex (Oct 2023)
  • December 2023 – BioCurve TPLO Workshop, Movora (Dec 2023)

Our clinic is equipped with full orthopaedic kit & tools for in-house surgeries, offering prompt and efficient treatment.

Stuart loves orthopaedic (and all forms of) surgery – if you have any questions about any of the procedures he performs – or about costs please call to chat to him on 01506 844165 or 0131 331 3451.

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