Welcome to Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists

Veterinary surgical specialists serving Annapolis, Towson, Columbia and surrounding communities

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). 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 three locations. All of our locations have doctors on premises 24 hours-a-day to ensure that all of our patients receive the highest quality care. We invite you and your pet to visit us for a consultation upon referral from your family veterinarian.  Currently, we are offering rehabilitation only, on Wednesdays, at our Columbia location.  Please call our Annapolis or Towson locations for surgical service.

Pet Owners

Referring Veterinarians

The surgeons at CVSS are honored to provide surgical care for one of your patients. We hope you find CVSS a valuable resource when you have advanced surgical cases.

Three Convenient Locations

Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists (CVSS) is one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s most experienced and advanced teams of board-certified veterinary surgeons. We partner with primary care veterinarians to provide your pets with the very best surgical care for advanced soft-tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, oncologic surgery, neurologic surgery, emergency surgery and cardio/thoracic procedures. 


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808 Bestgate Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

Call our Annapolis location

Tel: 410.224.0121 Option 3
Fax: 410.224.3988

Hospital hours

Calling Hours
M-F: 7am-7pm
Sat: 8am-12pm
Sun: 8am - 11am
Call to schedule an appointment

Annapolis Online Reviews on Google

“I highly recommend Chesapeake. Our dog , Mox, had ACL surgery recently and it went flawlessly. I was extremely impressed with Dr Roa…”
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Towson Location - View Map

1209 Cromwell Bridge Road
Towson MD, 21286

Call our Towson Location

Tel: 410.828.0911 Option 3
Fax: 410.828.1074

Towson Location Hours

Calling Hours
M-F: 8am-6pm
Sat: 8am-12pm *
Sun: 8am - 12pm *
Call to schedule an appointment
*These hours are subject to change

Online Reviews at our Towson Location

“Dr. J took wonderful care of my little girl and she is now on the road to recovery. I am so thankful I was referred to them and Dr. J…”
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Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists - Columbia
Columbia Location Map and Directions

10000 Old Columbia Rd. Ste E
Columbia, MD 21046

Call our Columbia location

Tel: 410.441.3304 Option 3
Fax: 410.423.2288

Columbia Location Hours

Please Call Annapolis or Towson if you need surgical service, we are currently only offering rehabilitation on Wednesday at this location. Please call the Annapolis location to schedule rehab appointments for this location.

Columbia Location Online Reviews by Google

“Dr K was very thorough, explained everything and followed up with several calls. A truly gifted and professional surgeon… “
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Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists

Services provided at Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists

We perform complex surgeries every day and keep up with all the latest veterinary surgical advances (and set a few ourselves). Our advanced training and technical expertise means we bring a wealth of experience to your pet’s surgical needs. If you have been referred to CVSS, your family veterinarian is confident your pet will receive the very best of care.

Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists (CVSS) is one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s most experienced and advanced teams of board-certified veterinary surgeons serving Towson, Annapolis, Columbia and surrounding towns.

Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists, Animal Hospital, Annapolis, MD

Hospital Tour

Our Towson Location is Moving!

Towson Location is moving to Hunt Valley.

Moving Late March, 2023

We are moving to Hunt Valley!

Coming Soon – Our New
Hunt Valley Hospital

10626 York Road,
Cockeysville, MD 21030

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