Dr. Seth Bleakley
MVB, MS, DACVS-SA, DECVS, MRCVS, CCRT
Dr. Bleakley is originally from Northern Ireland where he earned his veterinary degree from University College Dublin. Dr. Bleakley completed an internship in medicine and surgery at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Maryland. He also achieved a Masters Degree in Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University where he completed a four-year Small Animal Surgical Residency, with a focus on minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Bleakley is a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons – Small Animal, and a Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is also certified in canine rehabilitation with the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Bleakley worked as an attending surgeon at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center from 2016-2019.
Dr. Bleakley specializes in minimally invasive surgery, combining advanced surgical training with state-of-the-art technology to minimize the impact of surgery on his patients. His published research has been on thoracoscopic lung lobectomy, thoracotomy, and treating cranial cruciate ligament disease with either tibial plateau leveling osteotomy or tibial tuberosity advancement. He speaks at national conferences and has been involved with the Veterinary Endoscopy Society, Veterinary Orthopedic Society and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Dr. Bleakley’s surgical services include laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, arthroscopy, minimally invasive fracture repair, orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, oncological surgery and spinal surgery. In his spare time Dr. Bleakley enjoys an active lifestyle with his wife and five children.