Specialty Surgeries and Procedures
Cumming Veterinary Clinic partners with Atlanta Mobile Veterinary Specialists to provide pets under our care with board-certified, advanced surgeries and procedures typically found only in specialty hospitals or university veterinary college settings.
We bring board-certified specialists on-site so that your pet can receive highly specialized services when necessary in familiar surroundings. The result is improved continuity of care, greater convenience and cost savings for you, and less stress for your pet.
Dr. Julie Duval VMD, DACVS, brings decades of surgical experience. She focuses on advanced soft-tissue surgeries, including oncologic surgery. She has a special interest in perineal urethrostomy, portosystemic shunts, and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Derek Duval VMD, DACVIM, has decades of expertise in internal medicine, endoscopy, ultrasonography, and diagnostics. Dr. Duval has a special interest in interventional endoscopy and radiology, and has helped pioneer procedures such as tracheal and urethral stenting and balloon dilation treatment for esophageal strictures.
Below are some of the most often-performed advanced procedures at Cumming Veterinary Clinic:
Soft Tissue Surgeries
- Anal gland removal
- Soft palate repair
- Perineal urethrostomy for urinary blockage in cats
- Foreign body retrieval
- Upper GI scoping