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About VSC
Veterinary Specialty Center provides specialty surgery and rehabilitation services to the pets of central Florida and surrounding areas.

At VSC your pet’s health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal.  We offer honest surgical and medical advice to assist you in making the right decision for you and your pet. When you choose VSC you can be confident that our dedicated and experienced team will provide your pet with the best chance of a happy, healthy recovery.  VSC provides a team approach to veterinary surgical and medical care by working in partnership with your family veterinarian.

Dr. Darien Lawrence is the Board-Certified surgeon at VSC.  Dr. Lawrence has been providing veterinary surgical services to Central Florida for the last 19 years and is well known in the veterinary and pet-owning community.    She established VSC in 2013 to continue to provide the high quality, compassionate care that she has built her practice on. 

Dr. Lawrence has been Board-Certified since 1993, and has extensive experience in both university and private referral practice settings.  VSC provides both routine and emergency surgical services to the community.  We perform a full array of soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic and cancer surgeries.


Dr. Lawrence is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and oversees the rehabilitation department, which provides both postoperative rehabilitation and conditioning, as well as our recently introduced "Fit Camp".