We're at the helm of our industry-innovating with the foremost technology and procedures. We've made it our mission to be the absolute best provider of veterinary surgical services in New York City and the surrounding area. Part of our success is our ability to be compassionate to the needs of our clients and their pets. We combine our technical skill with a teamwork approach-working hand-in-hand with pet owners and referring veterinarians-to create a top-tier care experience.
Founding medical director
Dr. Matthew Raske
Dr. Matthew Raske, board-certified veterinary surgeon, is proud to be the founding Medical Director for the Hospital for Veterinary Surgery (HVS). HVS will be the first surgery-exclusive veterinary hospital in New York City.
A New York native, Dr. Raske worked at the major specialty veterinary hospitals in the New York City area before starting HVS. Dr. Raske performs a wide range of surgeries, including soft tissue, orthopedic, and oncologic procedures. He is especially passionate about advanced orthopedic surgeries in conjunction with sports medicine and rehab. He has demonstrated a high degree of proficiency in advanced procedures such as total joint replacements, angular limb deformities, and minimally invasive surgery. As a veterinary surgeon and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP), he provides both non-surgical and surgical options to his patients to optimize their long-term health and comfort.
Dr. Raske attended Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine before completing a small animal rotating internship and then a surgical internship. He then went on to a three year residency in veterinary surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City to become a board-certified veterinary surgeon. He is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) through the University of Tennessee.
In his free time, Dr. Raske enjoys competing in Ironman Triathlons and spending time with his family.
Dr. Andrew Kyles
Dr. Andrew Kyles is thrilled to join our inaugural team at the Hospital for Veterinary Surgery as one of our Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeons.
Dr. Kyles earned his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVMS) from the University of Glasgow in 1988 and his Ph.D. from the University of Bristol in 1992. He completed a three-year surgical residency at North Carolina State University in 1996. Dr. Kyles earned his board certification from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1997.
Dr. Andrew Kyles is a renowned soft tissue and orthopedic surgeon. He is a former senior surgeon at specialty hospitals in New York City and Long Island. Prior to that he was a clinical instructor at University of Georgia and professor of small animal soft tissue surgery at University of California, Davis. He has an extensive history of publications in peer reviewed journals.
In his downtime, Dr. Kyles enjoys spending time with his rescued pets, which includes a Yorkshire Terrier named Gwen, a mixed breed named Maggie, and a cat named Berry. He is also an avid world traveler.
Every part of our practice was created with you and your pet in mind. Our facility is outfitted to be a welcoming environment that promotes healing and comfort. Each patient gets their own unique care plan, developed alongside you and your referring veterinarian. We educate you about your options every step of the way so you feel empowered to make the most sound decisions for your pet.
Every part of our practice was created with you and your pet in mind. Our facility isoutfitted to be a welcoming environment that promotes healing and comfort. Eachpatient gets their own unique care plan, developed alongside you and yourreferring veterinarian. We educate you about your options every step of the way soyou feel empowered to make the most sound decisions for your pet.
Orthopedic surgeries we perform
- Cranial Cruciate Stabilization
- Extra-Capsular Repair: Lateral suture, Bone anchor
- Patellar Luxation
- Total Joint Replacements
- Fracture Management
- Treatment of bone fractures under fluoroscopic guidance
- Angular Limb Deformities / Growth Deformity Correction
- Limb Salvage Surgery
- Advanced Surgical Planning using CT-based 3D modeling
- Revision Orthopedic Surgery
Soft tissue & other surgeries we perform
- Perineal Hernia Repair
- Anal Sacculectomy
- Total Ear Canal Ablation
- Lateral Bulla Osteotomy
- Ventral Bulla Osteotomy
- Laryngeal tie-back
- Brachycephalic Airway Surgery
- Skin flaps
- Skin grafts
- Surgical Oncology
- Mass excision
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Minimally invasive fracture repair
- Arthroscopy: hip, stifle, carpus, shoulder, elbow, tarsus