Advanced Orthopaedic & Soft Tissue Surgeons

We are very proud to have two advanced orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeons on our team at The Vet Lounge Coomera. Our surgeons can perform advanced procedures such as;

  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Repair – Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy (TPLO)
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Repair – Triple Tibial Osteotomy (TTO)
  • Extra Capsular Repairs (DeAngelis technique)
  • Patella Luxation surgery
  • Fracture Repairs
  • Perineal Urethrostomy
  • Foreign Body Obstruction
  • Intestinal Resection and anastomosis
  • Reconstructive surgery

Meet our Advanced Surgeons

Dr Andres Townsend


Dr Andres graduated from four years of Veterinary Science in Peru. He then moved to Australia in 2009 and graduated with honours from the University of Queensland in 2011.

In 2021 he went on to obtain a Membership in Small Animal Surgery. A Membership is an indication to the profession and the general public of an advanced practitioner, representing a middle-tier of knowledge, competence and experience in a specific area of veterinary practice. For Andres, it’s surgery.

Dr Robert Auricht


Dr Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1983 (over 35 years experience as a veterinarian). Rob is a member of various associations including the European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology, World Association of Laser Therapists and The Association of Internal Fixation to name a few.

Rob is also an accredited Stem Cell Practitioner, Accredited PennHIP Member and has a special interest in laser therapy (laser biomodulation) and laser surgery.