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Sunstone Veterinary Specialists Sunstone Veterinary Specialists

Phone (503) 505-7255 Address Portland, OR Email


Portland veterinarian performing surgery

Expert Surgical Care in Portland at Sunstone Veterinary Specialists

Just like their owners, pets sometimes need surgery. Referral to a surgery specialist can help you and your family determine the right surgical plan for your pet. At Sunstone Veterinary Specialists, we are committed to providing high quality care in a warm and welcoming environment. Our goal is simple—to provide your pet with the very best care.

Thorough Diagnosis for Informed Decision-Making

Sunstone Veterinary Specialists provide thorough testing and treatment right in our clinic. We are fully equipped with the latest diagnostic technology, and our surgery team is well-versed in advanced diagnostic techniques. Diagnostic services include:

  • Examination and Consultation: Our experienced team conducts thorough examinations and consultations to understand your pet's specific needs.
  • X-ray, Ultrasound, CT, and fluoroscopy: Utilizing state-of-the-art imaging technology to accurately diagnose and plan for surgical interventions.
  • Blood Tests and Urinalysis: Comprehensive lab work to ensure a detailed understanding of your pet's overall health.

Surgical Treatment Tailored to Your Pet's Needs

We recognize the special bond between you and your pet, and our surgical planning is thoughtful and comprehensive. Our skilled surgical team is experienced in a variety of procedures, including:

  • Bone and Joint Repair: Enhancing mobility and quality of life for pets with fractures, arthritis, and orthopedic issues.
    • Torn CCL or Cranial Cruciate Ligament Repair TPLO: Specialized procedures stabilizing the knee joint for a smooth recovery
    • Patella Luxation Repair: Correcting dislocated kneecaps to prevent discomfort and improve joint function.
  • Neurosurgery: Expert interventions for herniated disk repair, promoting neurological well-being.
  • Cancer Removal: Surgical solutions for tumor removal, focusing on improving overall quality of life.
  • Growth Deformities: Tailored interventions addressing developmental abnormalities for proper bone and tissue development.
  • Trauma Surgery: Immediate and effective surgical solutions for fractures, wounds, and trauma-related conditions.
  • General and Soft Tissue Surgeries

Rehabilitation Services for Holistic Recovery

Beyond surgical interventions, our hospital proudly offers comprehensive rehabilitation services for cats and dogs, including:

  • Post-Operative Recovery Planning: Tailored plans to ensure a smooth and effective recovery process.
  • Chronic Osteoarthritis Management: Strategies to manage and improve the quality of life for pets with arthritis.
  • Chronic Pain Management: Compassionate care for pets dealing with long-term pain issues.

Meet our Surgeon

Dr. Su

Dr. Lillian Su is thrilled to be part of the pet community and Sunstone Veterinary Specialists. Her training and education have taken her all over North America, from UC Davis as a veterinary student to the University of Saskatchewan as a surgical resident to The Ohio State University, where she was an instructor at the College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined Sunstone and settled in Portland, Oregon in 2016. In her free time, Dr. Su enjoys spending time with her animals, trying interesting places to eat and drink, and exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Su is dedicated to helping her clients understand all of their options and working with them to achieve the best possible outcome. She loves surgery, but loves helping pets live longer and more fulfilling lives even more. To learn more about Dr. Su, please visit our staff bios page.

Appointments and Consultations

Our veterinary surgeon is available for appointments and consultations on the following days:

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Dr. Su  

Our compassionate surgical team is always happy to help our surgical patients and their families. Contact us today to learn more about our surgical services or to schedule an appointment.

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