Our Team

Meet Your Pet’s Surgical Team

Residency: Cornell University

Internship: Cornell University

DVM: University of California, Davis

Dr. Craig is the owner of Veterinary Surgical Specialists and has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons since 1991. She specializes in advanced orthopedic procedures such as arthroscopy, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO), fracture repair, correction of angular limb deformities and total hip replacements. A leader in her field, she previously served as the President of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association and as a member of the House of Delegates to the California Veterinary Medical Association. Currently, she is the Past-President of the California Veterinary Medical Association and also serves on several committees for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS).

Email: Dr. Diane Craig


Residency: Washington State University

Internship: Washington State University

BVMS: University of Glasgow, Scotland

Dr. Cambridge was awarded Diplomate status of both the American College (ACVS) and European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) in 2001. Dr. Cambridge’s talents and skills are divided into two areas. In orthopedics he has gained considerable expertise in the fields of joint reconstruction including non-cemented total hip replacement, cruciate ligament injury treatment utilizing TPLO and TTA procedures and orthopedic trauma management. In soft tissue surgery, Dr. Cambridge has developed extensive experience in surgical oncology, including thoracic, abdominal and oral reconstructive procedures. He has a special interest in the surgical management of portosystemic shunts and minimally invasive laparoscopic and thorascopic surgical procedures. His research and publications were based in peri-operative pain management and neurosurgery.

Email: Dr. Tony Cambridge

Residency: North Carolina State University

Internship: Sonora Veterinary Surgery and Oncology

DVM: University of Veterinary Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Dr. Sebestyen became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2001. He has extensive experience in soft tissue, orthopedic and neurological surgery. He has additional certifications in advanced surgical procedures such as TTA, TPLO, uncemented and cemented total hip replacement (BFX, CFX and Helica Hip) and sliding humeral osteotomy (SLO). He has a special interest in minimally invasive joint surgery such as arthroscopy and arthroscopically assisted joint stabilization. He has been routinely performing arthroscopic TPLO and TTA surgery for treating cranial cruciate ligament tear in dogs of different sizes and breeds. His clinical interest in soft tissue surgery includes oncologic, reconstructive, and endocrine surgery.

Email: Dr. Peter Sebestyen

Master’s Degree: (Comparative Veterinary Science) The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Residency: (Small Animal Surgery) The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Internship: (Small Animal Rotating)  University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

DVM: University of California Davis

An Orange County native, and a 2012 extern here at VSS, Dr. Zide officially joined the team in 2019 after completing many years of extensive study and research in the veterinary surgical field. Her professional interests include arthroscopic treatment of orthopedic disease (including juvenile developmental diseases and cartilage defects), cruciate repair, hepatobiliary surgery, and head and neck surgery, especially oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Email: Dr. Amy Zide

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