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Orthopaedic Surgery

At Peninsula Vet Care, orthopaedic surgery is performed is performed mostly by Dr Chris Franklin at the Mornington Emergency and Referral Hospital. Within our branches however certain vets, Dr Ben Porter, Dr John Willems, and Dr Melania Gillner have experience in carrying out the more common orthopaedic surgical procedures, like small dog cruciate ligament repairs, femoral head and neck excisions, luxating patella surgeries. All of our centres at backed by state of the art direct digital X-ray systems, for the most accurate diagnosis.

The more advanced surgical procedures are generally referred to Dr Chris Franklin. He has a large range of procedures, information about which can be found amongst the pages of this site.