Associated Veterinary Specialists - Advanced Veterinary Care - St. Louis, MO
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AVS Veterinary Referrals

Information for referring veterinarians in the metropolitan St. Louis area

AVS offers a variety of specialized services combined with compassion and quality care. Specialist services are available by referral from family veterinarians. Clients may come to AVS for second opinions or specialty care that falls within the practice discipline of our specialist:

• Orthopedics - joint problems diagnosis and treatment, cruciate repair, total hip replacement, fracture repair and other procedures
• Neurosurgery - ventral slots, laminectomy, myelography, fenestrations, biopsies and other procedures
• Soft Tissue Surgery - PSS, PDA, ectopic ureter, colposuspension, hepatobiliary procedures, subtotal colectomy and other procedures
• Oncologic Surgery - maxillectomy/ mandibulectomy, aggressive FSA resection, biopsies, and other procedures
• Thoracic Surgery - Laryngeal (Lateralization) surgery, tracheal repair, lung lobectomy, pericardectomy, PDA, brachycephalic syndrome and other procedures
• Reconstructive Surgery - wound reconstruction, skin grafts, plastics (nasal, lip, and vulvar folds) and other procedures

Remember AVS is here to assist you, your client's pet and the pet's family. You may refer a patient to AVS at any time. The specialist will promptly report back to you with all findings and also refer the family and patient back to you once the condition has been treated and controlled.

• Oral surgery
• Periodontal and endodontic therapy
• Orthodontics
• Prosthodontics
• Restorative Dentistry
• Free phone consultations with veterinarians
• In-house continuing education lectures for doctors and technicians

Internal Medicine
• Blood pressure determination and monitoring
• Bone marrow aspiration and bone biopsy
• Bronchoscopy
• Colonoscopy
• Cystoscopy
• Electrocardiography
• Electromyography
• Endoscopy
• Laparoscopy
• Oncology
• Radioactive iodine therapy
• Rhinoscopy
• Thoracoscopy
• Emergency and critical care services
• Arthritis Consultations
• Advanced imaging (CT Scans/Ultrasonography)
• MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)