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About us

With over 35 years of excellence, Veterinary Instrumentation (Vi) provides proven quality in surgical instrumentation and orthopedic implants.


Let’s Advance Pet Health Care Together

Launched in 1986 in the UK, Veterinary Instrumentation (Vi) was founded for vets by vets. Our operating-room-quality surgical instruments are constructed with German steel and have been field-tested worldwide for over three decades with usage in over 65 countries to date. We offer a diverse and innovative portfolio of products in the areas of joint surgery, orthopedic implantable devices and surgical instrumentation.

Let our years of design and development help you when it matters most for the animals in your care. Trust the experience and craftsmanship of Vi products.



The Highest Standards of Patient Care

Founded in 1986 in the UK by a pioneering veterinarian, Dr. John Lapish, the wellbeing of animals and the advancement of the industry has and always will be our passion and mission. For over three decades, Veterinary Instrumentation (Vi) has been at the forefront of the animal healthcare community we proudly serve, empowering veterinarians to deliver the highest standards of patient care and postoperative outcomes.


Our Core Values and Beliefs

Care & Comfort

The welfare of companion animals is our passion. That’s why every Vi product is crafted to help you deliver the highest standard of patient care and positive postoperative outcomes.


With over 35 years of experience, Vi provides proven quality in surgical instrumentation, orthopedic implants, and joint surgery products.

A World of Trust

Vi instruments circle the globe. Rest assured knowing Vi products have been field tested for over 35 years and in more than 65 countries.


True to our heritage, everything we do stands for quality. Exceed your precise quality, ergonomic and utility needs, with Vi’s operating room quality instruments crafted from German steel.

the team

Meet Our US-Based Team

Alex Vrancich
Director of Vi, North America

Alex is the Director of Vi, North America. During his 26-year career in the veterinary surgery and orthopedic industry, Alex has held a variety of sales and executive management roles, with extensive experience in working with distributors and directly with veterinary surgeons both in the US and abroad.  Alex has lectured extensively throughout his career, sharing insights and education on the proper care and handling of surgical instruments. He has also authored many articles and holds a firm belief that education is the highest form of customer engagement. Alex holds a BA from The Ohio State University, is the proud father of two sons, and loves to spend time with his Corso/Lab mix, Camila.

Hope Graham
Surgical and Orthopedic Sales Specialist

Hope came to Vi from a small animal practice in Amarillo, Texas. She has assisted in many soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries in her eight years as a veterinarian technician. She has a BS in Agricultural Science from The Ohio State University and her MS in Agricultural Business & Economics from West Texas A&M University. Hope and her husband John have two children, Noah and Lucy. Hope enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horses.

Realize Your Vision

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