Isaac Cortes, DVM, Diplomate ACVS is a board-certified veterinary surgeon in Charlotte at Carolina Veterinary Specialists.
BS – Biology, Campbell University, 2010
DVM – North Carolina State University, 2014
Oregon State University, 2016-2019
American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2020
Dr. Cortes has focused on minimally invasive surgery during his residency and post residency training. During his residency he published research to improve arthroscopic joint surgery. He also invented a patented stent to drain pericardial effusion that is placed using minimally invasive technique. After his residency he has continued to offer placement of this stent for qualified patients. While completing residency Dr. Cortes became certified in Biomedtrix total hip replacement.
Areas of Special Interest
Elective orthopedic and arthroscopic surgery, complex fracture repair, total hip replacement, cardiothoracic surgery, laparoscopy and other minimally invasive procedures, and surgical oncology