A Veterinary Surgical Team That Is State-of-the-Heart
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To provide pets the comprehensive surgical care they deserve, Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies is pleased to share that board-certified veterinary surgeon Jeremiah D. Moorer, DVM, Diplomate ACVS with Trek Veterinary Surgery, has joined our team. Dr. Moorer and our surgical support staff practice precise surgical techniques that are as delicate and non-invasive as possible. We never forget the importance of the patient on the operating table. Your pet will be in good hands if your family vet sends you to Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies for surgical care.
When is a veterinary surgeon appropriate? Your family vet will have all the information needed to make that determination. There are some surgeries that may be better assigned to a board-certified veterinary surgeon in a well-equipped animal hospital like Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies. Our complete surgical services incudes anesthesia, pain management, orthopedic, oncologic, and thoracic surgeries to help improve your pet’s health in situations such as:
- Complicated cases. Like humans, some pets may have multiple health problems. Older pets requiring surgery may also have respiratory or heart disease. In these cases, surgery and anesthesia can carry more risk, and a surgical specialist may be beneficial.
- Surgeries requiring recovery in an ICU. Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies is staffed 24/7 which allows for constant monitoring of your pet during recovery and diligent monitoring and pain management after surgery. In addition to in person monitoring, every patient is monitored via video cameras to ensure that we are alerted to any patient changes.
- Surgeries requiring specialized equipment. Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to provide the best care possible. This includes the latest technology for orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries.
- Uncommon surgeries. Dr. Moorer has experience in academic hospitals, large multi-specialty hospitals, and in mobile surgery which allows his to draw on previous experiences with uncommon or rare surgical cases.
If your veterinarian recommends that your pet see a board-certified veterinary surgical specialist, you can be assured that Dr. Moorer and our entire team will welcome your pet and your family and treat you like members of our family. We also commit to clear communication with you and your veterinarian during the surgical and recovery process, so you can feel confident in the care your pet is receiving.
Dr. Jeremiah D. Moorer, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, grew up in South Georgia and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia in 2008. He completed a 1-year rotating internship at Texas A&M University after graduation. He then spent 1 year at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center as a surgical intern before obtaining a residency in small animal surgery at Oklahoma State University. He completed the 3-year residency at OSU in 2013 and then stayed on as faculty for the following year. During that time, he also passed the ACVS certification examination in 2014 to become board-certified in small animal surgery. After leaving OSU, Dr. Moorer spent 3 years in San Antonio in a multi-specialty hospital performing soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurologic surgeries. Dr. Moorer has been in Colorado since 2017 and started Trek Veterinary Surgery in 2019. In his spare time Dr. Moorer enjoys spending time with his wife and son, hiking, camping, hunting, and training for triathlons.