Keauhou Veterinary Hospital offers a wide variety of orthopedic options for your pet. Broken bones, back injuries, torn tendons and ligaments can be frightening and debilitating. You can rest assured that our staff lead by Dr. Head will provide your pet with the lastest and most comprehensive options available on the Big Island.
Dr. Head has extensive training in fracture repair and orthopedic surgery. He completed an internship after receiving his DVM from CSU at a VCA Hospital in New Mexico. Here he spent a year working along side board certified surgeons learning the proper way to perform a multitude of surgeries. He continued his education by attending the basic and advanced Synthes Fracture and Fixator courses given at Ohio State University. He was the first doctor residing in Hawaii to complete the Kyon TTA training course, providing the pets of Hawaii with the latest Knee Surgery available. Dr. Head is one of only a handfull of doctors in the state that performs this procedure.
Keauhou Veterinary Hospital uses only the best equipment, from the saws to the bone plates, we have equipped our hospital so that we can get the best possible outcome for your pet. With supplies and equipment from the leaders in the industry, Sontec instruments, Synthes, Kyon, just to name a few,we have made it our mission to be able to give your pets the very best chance for a successful surgery and speedy recovery.
Every orthopedic surgery patient, as with all of our surgeries, is offered a wide array of pain medications and support before, during and after surgery. It has been shown time and time again that animals that are not painful, heal faster and have a more successful recovery.
Keauhou Veterinary Hospital offers their services to all area pets island-wide. You do not have to be a current client. Call today and set up a consultation exam with Dr. Head. Come in and see why at Keauhou Veterinary Hospital, we have the experience your pet deserves, the experience you can trust.