Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle (ASCS) has been part of the Seattle community since 1986 and has the distinction of being the first surgical referral practice in the region. ASCS shares their building with Animal Medical Center of Seattle (emergency/critical care, internal medicine and oncology) and Specialty VETPATH (specialty veterinary pathology).
Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle's singular focus on surgery and rehabilitation allows them to devote all their time and resources to the most progressive and appropriate solutions for their patients — from standard surgical techniques to leading-edge procedures. As board certified surgical specialists, it is their passion and privilege to provide general veterinary practices, pet owner clients, and pets with exceptional surgical care and service.
The team of doctors and support staff work together to create a positive and healing experience for clients and their pets. Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle also participates in and supports several Seattle-area organizations, including Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle Aquarium, where they provide surgical expertise in these facilities.
To learn more about the surgeries and procedures performed at Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle, or the specific training of any of the surgeons or rehabilitation practitioners, please visit the website.
To schedule a consultation or appointment with a specialist, please call (206) 545-4322.
Years In Practice32
AffiliationsWashington State Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Association for Veterinary Orthopedic Research and Education, American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians
Office StaffAllen Johnson, DVM, DACVS Alexander Z. Aguila, DVM, DACVS Russell L. Bennet, DVM, DACVS Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, DACVS, MS, PhD
Payment Optionscash, check, credit cards, Care Credit, PaymentBanc
They explained all the risks and benefits of my treatment options. Everything was explained in detail, all my questions were answered, and I felt a lot better about choosing a treatment plan. Dr. Patterson performed surgery on my dog who was diagnosed with and insulinoma (pancreatic) turmor almost five years ago. Annie is a Westie and was 7 years old at the time. Following surgery, she was given a prognosis of 12 - 18 months. With medication and diet management she went on to earn her championship title in dog agility. She is still with us and is like a regular dog, except her vision and hearing are poor. It is very rare that an insulinoma dog survives 5 years. Thank you Dr. Patterson and your excellent staff! Geri Boyd and "Annie"
They never take that extra step to make me feel special. I haven't ever felt that they care enough to get to know me and that I'm almost an irritation. Their office was kind of gross. I was scared I was going to catch something from being in the office. I don't think they have any qualifications! There definitely wasn't anything displayed. They seemed like they were extremely irritated to be at work, and that they couldn't wait for me to leave. They didn't seem to want to help anyone.
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