1515 Busch Parkway · Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Our Team

/Our Team/

Veterinary Specialty Center Collaborative Team
All of our doctors are highly trained and skilled in their own disciplines. Many of them are board-certified in their respective fields, a process that involves a 3-4 year intensive internship and specialized residency training program following their graduation as veterinarians.

Working closely with the doctors are knowledgeable veterinary technicians. These technicians are specially trained in specific areas of veterinary medicine which enables them to provide skilled and compassionate nursing care for your pet. Along with our veterinarians and technicians, our client coordinators, receptionists and administrative staff are all here to provide you and your pet with the finest quality care.

Browse our staff by practice area:

Anesthesia & Pain Management

Jusmeen Sarkar, DVM, MS, DACVA

Behavior

John J Ciribassi DVM, DACVB

Cardiology

Ashley Jones, DVM, DACVIM

Critical Care

Laura Ilie, DVM, MS, DAVECC

Sarah Deitschel, DVM, DACVECC

Jennifer Herring, DVM, MS, DACVECC

Kara Osterbur, DVM, MS, DACVECC

Dermatology

Timothy A Ness, DVM, DACVD

Karen Kuhl, DVM, DACVD

Diagnostic Imaging

Mark Howes, DVM, DACVR

Hylton Gelb, DVM, DACVR

Emergency

Elizabeth McVey, DVM

Brooke Hruskocy, DVM

Gretchen Hageman, DVM

Barb Gertz, DVM

Hilary A. Levitin, DVM

Jennifer Ida, DVM

Angela Wickman, DVM

Megan Foley, DVM

Tracey Haslitt, DVM, CVSMT, FCoAC

Todd Ryl, DVM

Jessica Corrie, DVM

Baruch Caballero, DVM

Lara Brdecka, DVM

Integrative Medicine

Maria VonderHaar, DVM, CVA

Internal Medicine

Seth Ghantous, DVM, DACVIM

Robert Armentano, DVM, DACVIM

Mimi Noonan, DVM, DACVIM

Adam Mordecai, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Jerry A. Thornhill, DVM, DACVIM

Medical & Radiation Oncology

Rhonda Feinmehl, DVM

Neurology / Neurosurgery

Belinda Comito, DVM, DACVIM

Nutrition

Joseph J. Wakshlag, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVN

Opthamology

Neal Wasserman, DVM, DACVO

Rehabilitative Medicine

Lindsay Seilheimer, DVM, CCRP

Surgery

Toni Kwan, DVM, DACVS

David Brdecka, DVM, DACVS, CCRT

India Wood, DVM, MS, DACVS

Paula West, DVM, DACVS, DACCT

Claude Gendreau, DVM, MSc, DACVS

Mitch Robbins, DVM, DACVS, DACCT

Alice Bugman, DVM (Resident)

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Ashlee Urbasic DVM, DACVP