Surgery & Specialists

Atlantic Street Pet Emergency Center Surgical Department We are proud to announce the addition of an on-site surgery service led by Dr. Scott Christopher. Appointments are available, Monday through Friday.  Dr. Christopher is available for all your surgical needs ranging from oncologic surgery, soft tissue, sports medicine, and fracture repair.  Please feel free to contact Atlantic Street with any questions, consults or referrals. 

For weekend and after hours, we’ve partnered with Summit Veterinary Surgery Service who is headed up by Dr. Justin Uhl, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, who is available to us 24 hours a day for surgeries, such as, exploratory abdominal surgery, wound repair, and fracture stabilization.

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Sacramento Area Veterinary Internal Medicine (SAVIM) is located in our facility as a referral only practice.  This gives our veterinarians direct access to valuable consults and referrals.  Dennis Spann, DVM, DACVIM is committed to practicing the highest standards in internal medicine and have a long standing reputation in the community.


Brian MacKie, DVM, DACVIM works with our veterinarians to provide cardiology services for patients who have congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, pulmonary hypertension, and other heart related diseases.  Dr. MacKie is available for consults, electrocardiography (EKG) and echocardiograms by appointment or an emergency basis.

Veterinary Medical Imaging has worked with Pet Emergency Center for over a decade.  Their extensive knowledge and diagnostic ability has lead them to being the premier group in the region. The radiologists provide a written review of radiographs and ultrasounds, which is shared with the referring hospital and allows for a second opinion and recommendations for further care.