Surgery and Ophthalmology

Kirurgija in oftalmologija

In the Surgery and Ophthalmology Department we offer different services of diagnostics and treatment of soft tissues and orthopedic problems, ophthalmologic examinations and treatment, as well as oncolo treatment, alone or in co-operation with other clinics and institutions in Slovenia and abroad. Every year, we perform approximately 450 procedures that necessitate general anaesthesia, for which there is a well-trained team of anaesthesiologists for dogs and cats. The Surgery and Ophthalmology Department includes the general surgery of soft tissues, orthopaedic surgery and ophthalmology.  

1. Soft tissue surgery

Surgery of the head and neck area

  • surgery of the ears, nose and throat
  • surgical treatment of laryngeal paralysis
  • TECA (total ear canal ablation) with lateral bulla osteotomy
  • ventral bulla osteotomy and inflammatory polyps removal of the middle ear in the cat
  • surgical treatment of soft palate defects
  • surgical treatment of salivary gland diseases

Surgery of the thoracic cavity 

  • surgical procedures of the lungs
  • surgical removal of oesophageal foreign bodies
  • surgical treatment of thorax injuries/trauma
  • surgical removal of pericardial sac
  • surgical treatment of Ductus Botalli persistens (PDA)

Abdominal surgery

  • elective procedures – spaying and castration of dogs and cats
  • surgical removal of abdominal tumours
  • surgical removal of different organs or parts of the organs (liver, spleen, kidney, adrenal gland, bladder, etc.)
  • surgical diagnostics and treatment of gastrointestinal tract (also perianal hernias, etc.)
  • surgical treatment of urogenital system
  • surgical treatment of abdominal injuries/trauma

Oncological, plastic and reconstructive surgery

  • of the body wall
  • maxillofacial surgery – in co-operation with Dentistry Department
  • skin
  • other neoplasms (thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, etc.)

2. Orthopaedic surgery 

  • examinations and treatment of orthopaedic patients
  • osteosynthesis
  • ruptured cruciate ligament repair
  • OCD
  • osteotomies
  • arthrodesis
  • reconstructions after the ligaments injuries
  • surgical treatment of spinal disorders. 

3. Ophthalmology

  • ophthalmological examinations and treatment

Meet our team

Examinations and procedures can be scheduled by calling +38614779277 weekdays between 8.00 and 19.00, and Saturday between 8.00 and 13.00.  Examinations are scheduled every weekday, specific surgical examinations between 8.00 and 9.00 and specific orthopaedic examinations Mondays from 8.00 to 12.00. Elective procedures in general anaesthesia are scheduled only in the mornings; for emergency cases, we are reachable 24 hours a day 030 716 190