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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

The Orthopaedic team consists of Professor John Innes, Ben Walton and Mark Morton. All are RCVS Specialists in small animal orthopaedics, between them, they have over 50 years of experience in orthopaedics referrals.

We offer the following services:

Joint Surgery

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopy (elbow, shoulder, carpus, tarsus) and arthrotomies.
  • Arthrodesis.
  • Hip dysplasia (juvenile symphysiodesis, hip replacement).
  • Cruciate ligament surgery: TPLO, Fusion TTA, extracapsular stabilisation, cranial closing wedge ostectomy.
  • Meniscal surgery (by arthroscopy).
  • Luxations / sprains / shear injuries.

Joint Replacement

  • Total Hip Replacement (Biomedtrix).
  • Total Elbow Replacement (Sirius).
  • Total Knee Replacement (Biomedtrix).

Fracture Management

  • External skeletal fixation.
  • Application of AO/ASIF plates and screws (locking and non-locking systems).
  • Complicated healing: malunion / nonunions / corrective osteotomies.
  • Limb deformities (angular and rotational) – linear and circular fixation systems, distraction osteosynthesis.

the team

Prof john Innes, RCVS Specialist in small animal orthopaedics

Professor John Innes

RCVS Specialist in small animal orthopaedics

Ben Walton, RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics), Chestergates Veterinary Specialists

Ben Walton

RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Mark Morton, Chestergates Veterinary Specialists

Mark Morton

RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)