About Us

About Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists

Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists, formerly Chesapeake Veterinary Referral Surgery (CVRS), was founded in Annapolis in 1992 as a component of the Chesapeake Veterinary Referral Center (CVRC), and opened a second location in Towson in 1998. In the Fall of 2016, CVSS joined CVRC in opening a third location in Columbia.

The medical staff of Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists is composed of eight staff surgeons, 2 surgical residents, registered veterinary technicians, technician assistants, and ICU technicians. All of our staff surgeons are boarded or board-eligible by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists is associated with emergency care facilities that have 24-hour doctor care in our ICU's at all of our locations. Our three locations have doctors on premises 24 hours-a-day to ensure that all of our patients receive the highest quality care.

If you would like to learn more about our practice, see our surgical informational brochure or our pet rehabilitation brochure.

Collaboration with Referral Specialists

What sets us apart from other surgical referral practices is that we collaborate with other specialists in our building.  We are located within the Chesapeake Veterinary Referral Center,  a coalition of veterinary specialists in the disciplines of emergency medicine, surgery, canine rehabilitation, internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, eye care, and neurology.   We regularly collaborate with:

We thank you for your confidence and trust in us.

Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists