The board-certified surgeons at Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists include Dr. Loretta Bubenik-Angapen and Dr. J. Matthew Sherwood. The surgery team operates Monday-Friday as well as on-call for emergency surgeries nights, weekends, and holidays on a case by case basis when seen through our Emergency & Critical Care team. 

Our surgeons are partners with your family veterinarian and you. We provide the highest quality surgical care and pain management in our state-of-the-art surgical facility. 

In order to provide quality care and offer the safest anesthetic experience, we utilize dedicated, extensively trained anesthesia veterinary nurses and OR technician/scrub assistants for every surgical procedure.

The surgeons at SLVS are skilled in the latest specialized surgical techniques, anesthesia protocols, and pain management practices. Here are a few of the wide array of surgical procedures, our surgeons perform:

Orthopedic Surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery 

Interventional Radiology Procedures

Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Arthroscopy
  • Laparoscopy/Thoracoscopy
  • Cystoscopy


This list is not all inclusive or exclusive of other procedures.*

Following all surgical procedures at SLVS, patients are monitored in our 24-hour intensive care unit by our highly trained veterinary nursing staff. Our ICU is equipped to provide intensive management of patients who may require continuous ECG monitoring, oxygen therapy, constant rate infusions for pain management, vacuum assisted wound management, and much more.

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Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists


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