Jeffrey Norton
Veterinarian Specialist - Chief of Surgery DVM, DACVS-SA
  • B.S. (Biology), Virginia Tech
  • B.S. (Animal Science), Virginia Tech
  • DVM, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Rotating Surgery/Medicine Internship, Mississippi State University
  • Surgical Internship, Dallas Veterinary Surgery Center
  • Residency in Small Animal Surgery, All-Care Animal Referral Center, Fountain Valley, CA

Special Interests/Expertise:
  • Stifle (knee) Surgery, Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO), Extra-Capsular Repair, Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
  • Arthroscopy, Angular Limb Deformity, Tendon repair/reconstruction
  • Fracture Repair/Reconstruction

Soft Tissue
  • Hepatobiliary surgery, Splenic disease, Small Intestinal and Colonic surgery
  • Urogenital and Endocrine Disease
  • Surgical Oncology

Jeff has been involved in research of elbow dysplasia, capital-physeal fracture repair, and Achilles tendon reconstruction. He has given numerous lectures to veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians including stifle (knee) surgery, fracture repair, elbow dysplasia, wound management, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and many others. He has provided instruction to veterinary students and technicians in surgical assisting, gastric dilatation and volvulus, and bandaging techniques. He is also a co-inventor of the VID Universal Plate used in TPLO surgeries and fracture repair.

The Norton household is very close to being classified as a zoo, at least by the inhabitants. There are two very demanding dogs (a Pit Bull and Beagle/Hound mix), three cats, two ferrets, a Gecko, a Russian Tortoise, a large fish tank holding a very large catfish, 18 chickens (2 roosters and 16 hens), 4 white turkeys (2 gobblers and 2 hens), and two cows (1 steer and 1 heifer). Dr. Norton has put a stop to addition of new pets. This "stop" is very likely to be ignored by the other occupants of the household.

Personal Facts:
Jeff is a native of Virginia. He was born here in Fairfax and grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He is happy to have returned to Virginia following his many stops across the country for training.

Member of the VCA SouthPaws Team Since: 2008


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