Orthopedic Surgery

•  Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) for

    stabilization of cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture


•  Achilles Tendon Repair


•  Angular limb deformity correction


•  Distal Ulnar Ostectomy


•  Femoral Head and Neck Excision (FHO, FHNE)


•  Forelimb/Hindlimb Amputation


•  Fracture Repair/Stabilization-All Bones and Techniques


•  Fragmented Medial Coronoid Excision-Elbow Dysplasia

•  Hip Luxation Reduction/Stabilization


•  Lateral isometric extracapsular suture stabilization

    for CCL rupture


•  Medial Patellar Luxation stabilization


•  OCD (Osteochondrosis Dissecans) flap removal


•  Pancarpal/Pantarsal/Partial tarsal Arthrodesis

    (joint fusion)


•  Ununited Anconeal Process Excision-Elbow Dysplasia


•  Platelet-rich Plasma


•  Arthroscopic Evaluation of all Joints

Soft Tissue Surgery

•  Adrenalectomy


•  Anal Sacculectomy for tumors or chronic infection


•  Cesarian Section


•  Cholecystectomy (Gall Bladder Removal) and

    Biliary Tree Surgery


•  Cystotomy for bladder stone removal


•  Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair


•  Ectopic Ureter Correction


•  Exploratory Laparotomy with biopsies


•  Gastrotomy or Gastropexy


•  Intestinal Resection/Anastomosis/Enterotomy

    Tumor removal or Foreign Body removal


•  Liver Lobectomy-Liver Lobe Removal

•  Ovariohysterectomy for Pyometra


•  Perineal Hernia Repair


•  Perineal Urethrostomy (Blocked Feline)


•  Peritoneal/Pericardial Hernia Repair


•  Portosystemic Shunt (PSS) attenuation


•  Screw Tail Correction-Bulldogs


•  Scrotal Urethrostomy (Canine)


•  Splenectomy


•  Thoracotomy for lung lobe removal


•  Vulvoplasty


•  Wound Reconstruction/Closure

Head and Neck Surgery

Surgical Oncology

•   Arytenoid Lateralization for treatment

    of Laryngeal Paralysis


•  Salivary Mucocele excision with removal

    of salivary glands


•  Thyroid Mass removal


•  Total Ear Canal Ablation/Bulla Osteotomy


•  Bone Biopsy


•  Mandibulectomy/Maxillectomy for tumor removal


•  Tumor removal-skin, subcutaneous, bone, or intra-cavitary


Neurologic Surgery

•  Dorsal Laminectomy for nerve root decompression (Imaging Required)


•  Hemilaminectomy for spinal cord decompression (Imaging Required)


•  Spinal Fracture Stabilization (select cases)


•  Ventral Slot Procedure for herniated intervertebral disk (Imaging Required)



About Dr. McAbee


Dr. Kevin McAbee, a 1999 graduate of CSU’s Veterinary School, is board-certified in small animal surgery by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has extensive experience in all aspects of veterinary surgery, including orthopedic, neurologic, and oncologic surgery, as well as advanced training in minimally invasive orthopedic surgery such as arthroscopy.


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Dr. Kevin McAbee, DVM, DACVS

Board-Certified in Small Animal Surgery

Phone:  303-947-9933   |   EMAIL:


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