The Surgery section at Ryan Hospital comprises board-certified specialists experienced in numerous surgical techniques, and some of the most advanced equipment available for veterinary surgery. We believe in a collaborative treatment approach, including other specialists at Penn Vet such as anesthesiologists, radiologists, and a fully board-certified nursing/technician staff. In addition, our surgeons collaborate with faculty from Penn Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, bringing an integrative approach to our surgical treatment options.

Our Clinical Team

We at Penn Vet believe in treating our patients using a comprehensive and collaborative team approach. Penn Vet's board-certified Surgery faculty and clinical staff are among the nation's most experienced and respected. 

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Surgery Specialties

Limited Offer: MRI Pricing

For a limited time, Ryan Hospital is offering restructured MRI fees:*

Single region MRIs = $1,000.00

Contact: Cheryl Diehl, Manager, Imaging Services
phone: 215-746-8674
email: cherylad@vet.upenn.edu

*Additional fees apply to same-day work-ins or emergency scans, or scans requiring contrast.

Orthopedics Case Study

Distraction Osteogenesis, Penn Vet

Brody, a young dog, presented with a persistent limp. The diagnosis? His radius was too short. The surgical intervention involved breaking and growing the dog's radius bone using an external fixation device.

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