Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Patient Receiving : (540) 231-4621
Hospital FAX : (540) 231-9354
Referrals: Small Animal | Large Animal
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
VA-MD Vet Med, Virginia Tech
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Anesthesia & Pain Management

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Anesthesia Services

The VTH Anesthesia Service provides the following services:Anesthesia

  • Multi-species general anesthesia, pain management, and local anesthetic services for patients in the Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals of the VTH.
  • Anesthetic services for all surgeries performed in the hospitals as well as for animals undergoing diagnostic procedures requiring general anesthesia.
  • Consultation for other sub-specialties within the hospitals seeking solutions to sedation and pain management problems.

All of our patients undergo a careful physiological assessment prior to being pre-medicated and anesthetized. Extensive monitoring with state-of-the-art equipment, analgesia, and intra-operative fluid administration are conducted throughout the procedure and until the patient has fully recovered consciousness.

Anesthesia Personnel

Natalia Henao-Guerrero, DVM, MS, DACVA, Anesthesiology
Noah Pavlisko, DVM, Anesthesiology
João Soares, MV, MSc, DSc, Diplomate ACVAA, Anesthesiology
Allan WIlliamson, DVM, Anesthesia Resident
Maryann Cline, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia), Anesthesia Technician
David Cook, LVT, Anesthesia Technician
Gabriella Dancourt, LVT, Anesthesia Technician
Jolene Ernst, LVT, Anesthesia Technician
Amy Richardson, LVT, Anesthesia Technician
Missy Stillinger, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia), Anesthesia Technician