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GVSO is a small Veterinary practice limited to the art of surgery established by Dr. Salvador Galindo in the Lehigh Valley area. Dr. Galindo has extensive surgical experience, his interest include but not limited to orthopedics, soft tissue, arthroscopy, and laparoscopic-assisted procedures as well as neurologic surgeries. Your pet’s quality of life is our priority! Our team works closely with your primary veterinarian to make sure your pet is receiving the highest standard of care. A consult can be scheduled with Dr. Galindo to evaluate your pet and choose the best surgical treatment option. Our friendly staff will help you set up an appointment and will guide you through the steps, including post-operative care, until your pet is fully recovered.

Meet Dr. Salvador Galindo, DVM

Dr Salvador Galindo is originally from the northeastern coast in Vera Cruz, Mexico. Dr Galindo received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University Autonomous of Tamaulipas in 1995, In 1998 he moved to the United States where he began working at Chicago’s largest surgical referral practice. Dr Galindo spent two and half years at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Purdue University to further his knowledge in small animal medicine and surgery, while at Purdue he underwent certification of his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Degree through the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinarian Graduates by the American Veterinary Medical Association (ECFVG-AVMA). Following his DVM accreditation, he joined a fast-paced small animal emergency and referral hospital in Tampa, Fl. Dr Galindo began his Small Animal Surgical residency at Veterinary Surgical Service in Tampa, FL., and completed his residency program at the small animal surgery department in the prestigious Veterinary Referral Center in Malvern, PA.

Dr Galindo has extensive surgical experience, his interest include all aspects of soft tissue, arthroscopy and laparoscopic assisted surgeries, orthopedic procedures including fracture repair, emergency abdominal procedures, surgical oncology, plastic reconstructive surgery as well as neurologic surgical procedures. While the research focus during his residency was on a novel medial shoulder stabilization procedure, he gained and diversified his training in but not limited to TPLO, TTA, TPO, DPO, Interlocking Nail, Novel Laryngeal Paralysis technique, Urinary System, Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Neurological surgeries. Dr Galindo is certified on Kyon-Zurich Cementless Total Hip Replacement, Hemiarthroplasty, and Arthrex Total Knee Replacement. Although Dr. Galindo is not a board certified surgeon he has an extensive list of surgical procedures he has succesfully performed. Dr Galindo has also given professional presentations on various aspects of surgical diseases and its treatments.

Dr. Galindo is a family-oriented man he has a deep love for his wife Ewelina, his children Julek, Julita and Christian. While he also enjoys reading, biking, playing soccer you can also find him watching movies or studying foreign languages.