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General Surgery

Our equine surgery services are led by board-certified surgeons who are leaders in their field and renowned for their skills as well as the development of innovative procedures, techniques and advances in equine surgery. We specialize in soft tissue, orthopedic, respiratory and abdominal surgery and are committed to returning horses to peak performance and providing owners, veterinarians and trainers with exceptional service. We are fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and supported by our Anesthesia Service of experienced board-certified anesthesiologists and highly trained technicians. This winning combination allows us to carry out the latest and most advanced surgical procedures resulting in faster recovery times for your horse.

We offer a full spectrum of elective and emergency surgeries and have dedicated surgical expertise offering:

The General Surgery team is led by Drs. Thomas Jenei and Carl Kirker-Head offering innovative and specialized care for your horse. 

Dr. Thomas Jenei leads surgery

Our client services representatives are ready to assist you with your appointment in the General Surgery department at Tufts Equine Center.


Dr. Carl Kirker-Head “showed me the fracture and explained the technique of internal fixation with a titanium plate to hold the bone together. He was very realistic with prognosis, but one look in Holly’s eyes had told me she was up for it…and if she was, I certainly was too.”


"Everyone that I interacted with was wonderful. Dr. Jenei's communication overall was amazing. "


Contact General Surgery

To make an appointment or learn more about our specialized services, please call, email or complete the form below and one of our client service representatives will call you to schedule your appointment. Please note submissions to this form are monitored Monday through Friday during our normal business hours.