Cornell University Hospital for Animals


Hospital Services

(607) 253-3100

Make an Appointment

The orthopedic service schedules appointments on Mondays and Wednesdays and performs surgeries on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Please call 607-253-3100 to schedule your appointment.
  • Please bring any pertinent medical records and/or images to your appointment or have them faxed to 607-253-3787
  • Payment is required at the time of service. (See Financial Info.)

Orthopedic Services

The Orthopedics Service at Cornell University Hospital for Animals is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in horses. Our staff includes board-certified veterinarians who have pioneered many of the approaches used for diagnosis and treatment of joint and bone disorders. We also offer regenerative medicine treatments including stem cells and platelet rich plasma to compliment traditional orthopedic treatments.

Our service offers advanced diagnostic techniques and cutting-edge treatments in a contemporary facility designed to maximize the safety and care of your horse. We offer post-operative surgical care 24 hours a day in a special orthopedic ward and our staff is trained specifically to care for orthopedic conditions.

We work in a collaborative environment that brings together a diverse group of veterinary specialty services including Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Farrier Services, Imaging, and Clinical Nutrition to provide comprehensive veterinary care for your horse.

Advanced Techniques

  • Advanced cartilage repair techniques including cartilage reattachment and grafting procedures.
  • Regenerative medicine for tendon and suspensory ligament tears. We offer both stem cell and platelet rich plasma based therapies.
  • High resolution MRI and CT imaging of feet and joints.
  • The latest technology for arthroscopy and fracture repair.