Isaac Cortes


Isaac Cortes, DVM, Diplomate ACVS is a board-certified veterinary surgeon in Matthews at Carolina Veterinary Specialists


BS – Biology, Campbell University, 2010

DVM – North Carolina State University, 2014


Oregon State University, 2016-2019

Board Certification

American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2020

Professional Accomplishments

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

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Caring for Pets in Matthews

Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Matthews accepts new clients to our specialty services by referral only. Our 24/7 emergency service accepts all clients.

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(704) 815-3939