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Surgical Referral Service

The Sydenham and Sidcup Vets4Pets Surgical Referral Service provides specialised high-end veterinary care for both our first opinion practices as well as those referred to us by other veterinary surgeons. We cater for all patients requiring advanced surgical support and therefore you can rest assured that we will be providing your pet with the best possible care in the event of a referral.


Below is brief list of some of the surgical procedures we offer:




    TTA or lateral suture for cruciate repair
    Fracture fixation
    Surgical reduction of hip luxation
    Patella luxation
    Femoral Head and Neck Excision
    Diagnostics work ups for lameness


Soft Tissue


    TECA and Lateral Bulla Osteotomy
    Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Surgery
    Perineal herniorraphy
    Prostatic Surgery
    Lung lobectomy

How the service works

  • This information is for veterinary surgeons wishing to refer a patient to us.
  • For all referrals please complete the booking form or simply call our Sydenham practice on 020 8659 1777 or our Sidcup practice on 020 8304 3641 with your client’s details, and we will make all the necessary arrangements for the referral.
  • History, case notes and other relevant information can be sent to us by  email or
  • Once we have received the referral request information, we will contact the owner directly to book an appointment.
  • The patient and client will need to visit us.
  • You will receive a full report and treatment plan. This report is usually sent as an email, but can be sent via fax and/or by post.
  • Results/diagnosis will be sent to you within 24-48 hours via email 

Mandatory field

Sydenham & Sidcup Surgical Referral Service
Your details
Client details
Clinical history
Relevant clinical history is required within the last month for all referred patients.
By submitting this request I confirm that:

Terms and conditions

This is a referral service only. Patients will remain under the care of the referring veterinary surgeon.

  1. Request for an appointment to be made online using the standard booking form or call our Sydenham practice on 020 8659 1777 or our Sidcup practice on 020 8304 3641
  2. Relevant history must be submitted
  3. Referring veterinary surgeon must inform client of the exact nature of procedure offered by the outpatient referral service
  4. Outpatient referral service will be carried out as per exact instructions on request form and Vets4Pets will accept no responsibility for investigation and reporting on concurrent disease, conditions or treatment, unless specifically requested by referring veterinary surgeon
  5. Should our examination reveal an unexpected finding, we will contact you immediately to discuss the best course of action
  6. We will not perform invasive techniques as outpatient procedures
  7. In cases where the patient requires general anaesthetic or sedation, we require you to have performed relevant blood tests within the month before the procedure and inform our clinicians about the patients general health, specifically relating to anaesthetic risks
  8. Communication (including reports) will be between Vets4Pets and referring veterinary surgeon only
  9. Vets4Pets will not accept any referred client as a new client to any of our first opinion veterinary surgeries for six months post outpatient visit.