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Specialty Surgical Referral

We are thrilled to have Dr. Tim Preston – Board-Certified Specialist, join our dynamic team. When referring your patient to CIVEH, please complete the form below and forward it along with all pertinent medical records.  Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 250.933.0913.

Note: Complete the referral form below and select “Board-Certified Surgeon” if you are looking to schedule your patient for surgery in the future. If this is an emergency, please select “ER referral” on the form.


Get to Know Dr. Tim Preston

Dr. Tim Preston is originally from Melbourne, Australia. Over the past decade, he has been gathering skills and expertise from around the world. After obtaining his veterinary degree from Melbourne University, he then undertook vigorous internships in Oregon and Seattle, followed by an ACVS surgical residency in Perth, Australia. When he finished his residency, Dr. Preston became an assistant professor at Purdue University and then began working across the USA and Canada. He has since settled on Vancouver Island with his wife and family. As a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Preston has completed additional, rigorous training. Having performed hundreds of the most difficult surgeries, he is committed to patient care.

 

SERVICES

Dr. Preston has extensive experience in all types of specialist surgeries. His practice focuses on elective procedures for dogs and cats, including:

  • TPLO – Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy
  • Fracture Repair
  • Patella Luxation Correction
  • Brachycephalic Airway Surgery
  • Perineal Urethrostomy
  • FHO – Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy
  • Shoulder OCD
  • Anal Sacculectomy
  • Laryngeal paralysis
  • Vulvoplasty

If the procedure your patient requires is not listed above, Dr. Preston can discuss what options are available.


OUR COMMITMENT
With the shortest wait times in Vancouver Island, your patient can be scheduled for a pre-surgery consultation fast!

 

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Necrotizing Fasciitis found on Vancouver Island - Know the signs

May 18th 2022 - Official Communication Dear Community, Necrotizing fasciitis is an uncommon disease in dogs but given the number of cases we have seen recently, it is important that we, as pet owners (myself included) are vigilant. However, the first thing we must not do is panic. I would like to take this time to give you an overview of the disease so that you know what to look out for and when to seek veterinary care.

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