ACE Surgical Referral Services
At ACE Vet Hospital, surgery referrals are performed by Dr Andrew Jacotine. Dr Andrew is a highly regarded surgeon and has been providing surgical referral services in Melbourne and regional Victoria for over 20 years. Now with his base at ACE Vet Hospital, Dr Andrew is available for diagnosing complex cases and performing advanced surgeries for both local and referral patients.
Dr Andrew has extensive expertise in orthopaedic and soft tissue procedures including – trauma surgery, cruciate disease management and minimally invasive surgery (keyhole surgery). The advanced procedures he offers at ACE Vet Hospital include: Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO), medial patella luxation (MPL), laparoscopic (keyhole) desexing, rigid and flexible endoscopy and minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) for fracture repair.
ACE Vet Hospital has excellent surgical facilities and equipment. Led by Dr Callie and Dr Andrew, our fantastic team can provide quality pre, intra and post operative care, high end anaesthesia and analgesia, in house laboratory testing and advanced imaging. Dr Andrew and the team at ACE Vet Hospital are excited about partnering with regional veterinary clinics to create excellent solutions for regional clients.
• Balloon dilation – oesphagus, colon *NIP
• Biopsy – upper GI (oesphagus, stomach and duodenum), nasal, urethra and bladder, vagina *NIP
• Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) – trachea and bronchii *NIP
• Foreign body retrieval – upper GI (oesphagus, stomach and duodenum), tracheal *E *NIP
• Polypectomy – rectum *NIP
*E = Emergency / trauma surgery *NIP = Non-invasive procedure