This service is available at:
Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty
Bulger Veterinary Hospital
Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Advances in veterinary medicine and veterinary surgery have been keeping close pace with those in human medicine and surgery. Over the last two decades medical technology and techniques have advanced rapidly, making this an increasingly specialized field. A board certified veterinary surgeon possesses the experience, training and expertise to manage complex surgical procedures. Surgeons within the IVG network have access to advanced diagnostic modalities and surgical equipment.

At IVG we recognize the value of collaboration with you, your regular veterinarian and our staff as a comprehensive team for your pet’s care.


  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • General Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Laparoscopy
    • Thoracoscopy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • PennHIP Certification Radiographs
  • Respiratory Surgery
  • Skin and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Stifle Surgery: Options vary based on your pet’s size and condition. Your surgeon can recommend the best approach given a variety of factors; options include:
    • TPLO (Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy) – Medium & Large breed dogs
    • Lateral Suture
    • MPL (Medial Patellar Luxation)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urogenital Surgery


  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Bandage, Cast or Splint Placement
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Open Wound / Fracture Management
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Management


  • Deep Tissue and Bone Biopsy
  • Imaging
    • Radiographs/X-Rays
    • Ultrasound
    • CT
    • MRI
    • Fluoroscopy
  • Laboratory
  • Oropharyngeal/Laryngeal Exams


24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Natick, MA 01760


Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110


Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801


Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801


General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Lawrence, MA 01843
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905