Rood & Riddle’s name is synonymous with outstanding surgical expertise. Our board certified surgeons are among the most respected in the world both for their skills and their development of innovative procedures, techniques and advances in equine surgery. The sophisticated equipment and the latest in technology in the surgical suites, anesthesia rooms, recovery stalls and treatment rooms enable our surgery staff to achieve superior results in soft-tissue and orthopedic cases.
Rood & Riddle has 2 surgery facilities that house 5 operationg rooms. Surgery I in the main building houses 3 general anesthesia operating rooms, 2 prep areas and 5 recovery stalls. There is also a special procedures room for standing surgeries. Surgery II is available to support additional case load of the 5 surgeons and has 2 main surgery facilities that house 5 operating rooms.
Rood & Riddle performs over 5,000 surgeries each year. The 5 staff surgeons have completed rigorous residency programs at universities and are board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Collectively, they have performed over 40,000 elective and emergency surgical procedures over the last 10 years. Each surgeon is skilled in multiple disciplines and is specialized in one or more areas, which gives our clients access to a high degree of proficiency in a wide range of surgical services. Our surgeons have extensive experience with all types of elective orthopedic and soft tissue procedures and with emergency disorders of the abdomen, upper airway, reproductive and musculoskeletal systems, admitting approximately 700 surgical emergency patients annually.