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Refer A Case


Highcroft Veterinary Referrals is happy to accept any orthopaedic case from developmental conditions to complex fractures and joint disease.

We have access to state of the art imaging including digital radiography (with implant templates), a 16 slice CT scanner, visiting high field MRI scanner, fluoroscopy and ultrasound allowing us to effectively diagnose and treat the most challenging of cases.

We offer treatment for:


Cruciate disease including:

  • Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy
  • Closing wedge ostectomy
  • Tibial tuberosity advancement (and transposition)
  • Lateral fabellotibial suture

Patella luxation in addition to traditional procedures we can offer where appropriate:

  • CT assessment of limb alignment
  • Corrective femoral and tibial osteotomies
  • Patella Groove replacement

Fracture repair:

  • Treatment of complex and articular fractures
  • Internal fixation
  • External fixation including hybrid frames
  • Fluoroscopically guided minimally invasive repair

Diagnostic and therapeutic arthroscopy:

  • Elbow
  • Shoulder
  • Stifle

Arthrodesis of severely damaged joints:

  • Carpus
  • Tarsus
  • Shoulder

Assessment and correction of complex growth deformities.


We use CT scans to assess limb alignment and printed 3d prototypes to minimise surgical time and optimize outcome.

the team

Ricardo Sousa, Highcroft Veterinary Referrals

Ricardo De Sousa

Surgery Consultant

Matt Matiasovic, Highcroft Veterinary Referrals

Matt Matiasovic

Surgery Consultant

Dan Ogden, American Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery at Highcroft Referrals

Dan Ogden

Specialist Surgery Consultant

Elinor Field, specialist in small animal surgery at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals

Elinor Field

Specialist Surgery Consultant

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Every year Highcroft Veterinary Referrals deliver a number of free CPD evenings covering a wide range of topics from oncology to emergency critical care.

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Covid-19 Update

Rest assured… we will continue to provide telephone and video consultations for all patients and urgent and emergency care for your clients and their pets. We will need a referral from a first opinion vet before we can speak with clients. Call for information and guidance. Please note that opening hours may be subject to change during this time.