Anne C. Minihan, DVM, DACVS-SA

Anne C. Minihan, DVM, DACVS-SA
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons – Small Animal

Dr. Minihan is originally from Boston and has been with Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists (CVSS) since July 1999. She came to the area for a visit in 1997 and fell in love with the temperate climate and the charm of Annapolis.


Dr. Minihan graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst Ma with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from The Ohio State University in 1993 and then completed a one year rotating internship at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City.


She continued to move east and went on to Tufts University and Angell Memorial Animal Hospital for their combined surgical residency program. After completing her residency Dr. Minihan stayed on as a staff surgeon at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston where she continued to mentor interns and residents. Dr. Minihan achieved her board certification from The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) in 2004.


Dr. Minihan has been certified for tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) with Dr. Barclay Slocum in 1998, and also has been certified in tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA); both for the surgical repair of cranial cruciate disease in dogs. She also is the first surgeon in Maryland to use the Hydraulic Occluder device for treatment of urinary incontinence in dogs.


Her professional interests include oncological reconstruction, orthopedic surgery and thoracic surgery. She is a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), Veterinary Orthopedic Society (VOS), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA). Dr. Minihan is based in our Annapolis office.


Dr. Minihan also enjoys playing ice hockey, scuba diving, skiing, traveling and working with nonprofit organizations for the welfare of animals. Dr. Minihan currently has 2 dogs and 1 cat.