When your pet needs surgery, you want to have con­fi­dence in the skill and exper­tise of your sur­gi­cal team. Dr. Colby Burns is one of the most expe­ri­enced board-certified vet­eri­nary sur­geons in the south­east. Thanks to advance­ments in tech­nol­ogy and the years of cumu­la­tive expe­ri­ence in per­form­ing, lec­tur­ing and teach­ing sur­gi­cal tech­niques, surg­eries such as TPLO, hip replace­ments and the cura­tive exci­sion of can­cer­ous tumors have become rou­tine procedures.

Dr. Burns’s clin­i­cal inter­ests include joint replace­ment, sports med­i­cine and reha­bil­i­ta­tion, sur­gi­cal oncol­ogy and wound man­age­ment.

As with any of the other ser­vices avail­able here at Crit­i­cal­VetCare, if there are any ques­tions about the avail­abil­ity of a par­tic­u­lar surgery, please con­tact us.

Soft Tis­sue Surgery

Otic Surgery
    • Total Ear Canal Abla­tion / Lat­eral Bulla Osteotomy (TECALBO)
    • Ven­tral Bulla Osteotomy
    • Lat­eral Ear Canal Resection
    • Nasopha­ryn­geal polyp
Tho­racic / Res­pi­ra­tory Surgery / Oropharynx
    • Patent Duc­tus Arte­rio­sis (PDA)
    • Lung Lobec­tomy
    • Tho­ra­co­scopic surgery (min­i­mally inva­sive pleural biop­sies, nodal biop­sies, par­tial lung lobectomies)
    • Laryn­geal Tieback
    • Soft Palate / Alar Fold / Everted Sac­cule Resec­tions (Brachy­cephalic syndrome)
    • Diaphrag­matic Herniorrhaphy
    • Sali­vary Mucocele
    • Maxilectomy/mandibulectomy
Abdom­i­nal Surgery
    • Por­tosys­temic Shunt Attenuation
    • Liver lobec­tomy
    • Bil­liary Diversion
    • Chole­cys­tec­tomy
    • Her­nia Repair
    • Splenec­tomy
    • Entero­tomy
    • Resec­tion / Anastomosis
    • Subto­tal colec­tomy for feline megacolon
    • Gas­tropexy for Gas­tric Dilata­tion and Volvu­lus (GDV)
    • Exploratory Laparo­tomy / Sur­gi­cal Biopsy
    • Exploratory Laparoscopy (biop­sies, For­eign body retrieval, gas­tropexy, blad­der stone retrieval, cryp­torchidec­tomy, feed­ing tube placement)
Uro­gen­i­tal / Per­ineal Surgery
    • Ectopic Ureter Repair
    • Urolithi­a­sis (Kid­ney, Ureter, Blad­der and Ure­thral Stones)
    • Anal Sac­culec­tomy
    • Per­ineal Herniorrhaphy
    • Peri­anal Tumor Excision
Skin Recon­struc­tion
    • Burn Injuries
    • Trau­matic Injuries (dog fights, gunshots)
    • Vul­vo­plasty
    • Screw Tail / Caudectomy
Onco­logic and Recon­struc­tive Surgery
    • Tumor Stag­ing and biopsy
    • Tumor Removal and Reconstruction
    • Inter­ver­te­bral Disc Dis­ease (IVDD)
    • Lum­bosacral Disease
    • Spinal Frac­tures

Dr. Colby Burns, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR of North Tampa Vet­eri­nary Spe­cial­ists is avail­able for patients with sur­gi­cal needs. To book an appoint­ment, call 941–929-1818.

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4937 S. Tamiami Tr. SarasotaFL34231 USA 
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