LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital in Cooper City is a group of board-certified doctors who represent a collaborative effort between individual specialty practices to provide comprehensive, innovative, and compassionate referral services to primary care veterinarians and their clients. LeadER believes in the group approach, and we readily utilize the expertise of all of our specialists in challenging cases. Furthermore, we believe that our animal hospital is an extension of the professional and compassionate care that you receive from your primary veterinarian. We are committed to open and full communication both before and after patient evaluation.
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Dr. Horgan received his doctorate in veterinary medicine at the Ohio State University in June of 2004. He completed a small animal surgery and medicine internship at the Oradell Animal Hospital in June of 2005. Dr. Horgan went on to complete a small animal emergency/critical care residency here at LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital and received his board certification in Emergency/Critical Care Medicine in October of 2009. Because of his strong interest in surgery he decided to pursue a second residency in small animal surgery also at LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital. He received his board certification in Surgery in March, 2013.
Dr. Marcos Unis graduated in January of 2007 with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and Masters in Veterinary Anatomy, He became a board certified veterinary surgeon in February of 2012. During his academic surgical training at several of the top veterinary colleges in the country he had the privilege to be trained by some of the best veterinary specialists in their fields. During his surgical training at the University of Illinois and Kansas State University he has published several medical journal articles and co-authored a chapter in the new surgical text book by Johnson and Tobias. Most importantly, during his surgical residency at Kansas State University he had the opportunity to train under 6 board certified surgeons who were some of the best mentors in the country. He gained valuable experience in advanced orthopedics, soft tissue surgery, oncologic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive surgery. As a board certified surgeon Dr. Unis has also lectured internationally and nationally and conducted numerous continuing education seminars in advanced orthopedics, neurosurgery and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Unis is also one of the few surgeons in the country who is Masters certified in the newest cementless titanium total hip replacement system. He is most passionate about minimally invasive surgery and joint replacements as well as any new techniques that will minimize discomfort from surgery and provide the safest and fastest recovery.
Dr. Boruta is originally from Michigan and received degrees in Zoology and Animal Science at Michigan State University in 2002. He then pursued his DVM at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2007. He completed a small animal rotating internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte, NC in 2008 and then completed his anesthesia residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 2011. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia in 2013. Dr. Boruta taught anesthesiology as an Assistant Professor at Ross University in St Kitts from 2011-2014. He then moved to Florida and began working as a small animal anesthesiologist in private practice.
Dr. William Oldenhoff was born and raised in rural Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin for undergraduate studies and veterinary school. Following veterinary school, he worked in small animal general practice in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He returned to the University of Wisconsin for a dermatology internship and residency. After finishing his residency, he practiced Dermatology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for two years. His clinical interests are recurrent skin infection, Malassezia hypersensitivity, feline allergies and ear disease.
Dr. Alvarez received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine summa cum laude in 2006. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital from 2006-2007 and continued on to a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine from 2007-2010.
Dr. Schroeder received his D.V.M. from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, served his internship here at LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital, and completed his cardiology residency under the guidance of renowned Cardiologist and author, Dr. Steve Ettinger at California Animal Hospital. He has also lectured locally and nationally. Dr. Schroeder offers a full range of services in cardiology and pulmonary medicine.
We will settle for nothing less than excellence in all that we do and the way in which we do it.
We strive to be leaders in our fields and offer the most advanced health care to our patients.
We are committed to honest and ethical service. We will always act in the best interest of our patients and their families. Trust and integrity are the foundation of our practice.
We will communicate in a timely and effective manner. Efficiency, reliability and respect will be our standard.
Above all else we care about the well-being and comfort of our patients, their families and each other. Compassionate care, collaboration and outstanding service are our commitment to you.
LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital’s emergency and critical care service in Cooper City is staffed 24/7/365 with veterinarians, nurses/technicians, and support staff to care for your sick or injured pet.
LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital’s surgical service is dedicated to providing your pet with the best surgical care possible. Our highly trained and competent staff is committed to enhancing the quality of life for our patients and strengthening the human-animal bond by providing excellent surgical care, vigilant anesthetic monitoring, and comprehensive pain prevention and management. Our team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases in dogs and cats. Our surgeons work closely with the other specialists to ensure efficiency and a case continuity.
The Cardiology Department at LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital in Cooper City provides advanced diagnostic evaluation of heart disease. Our animal hospital has extensive experience in treating acquired and congenital heart disease as well as pericardial disease.