SVA offers routine surgical procedures including:
- Dental procedures
- Soft tissue procedures
- Feline front foot declaws
- Tail docking
- Dewclaw removal
- And much more
Dr. Dina Schofield
Dr. Schofield is originally from Chester County, Pennsylvania. She earned a bachelor’s degree with a minor in genetics from North Carolina State University, thereafter she attended NCSU Veterinary School where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
She completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Schofield returned to the east coast to complete a 3 year residency program in Small Animal Surgery at the Veterinary Referral Center in Malvern Pennsylvania. She worked as a small animal surgeon at a referral practice in Maryland and is board certified by the College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Dina is dedicated to offering her surgical skills and medical knowledge for your pets. Her special interests include surgical diseases of the respiratory system (laryngeal paralysis, brachycephalic airway syndrome, lung lobectomy) surgical oncology, (reconstructive surgery, skin flaps, mandibulectomies, maxillectomies), urinary surgery (congenital anomalies, ectopic ureters, incontinence, USMI, recurrent UTIs, tumor reconstruction), neurologic and orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Schofield’s has published in peer-reviewed journals on veterinary surgery. The most well known publication is on a new surgical technique for Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs. In addition, Dr. Schofield has completed the Penn Hip and TPLO certification. She is proficient in diagnosing lameness and performing ACL surgery.