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

Sarah Deitschel, DVM, DACVECC

Jennifer Herring, DVM, MS, DACVECC

Laura Ilie, DVM, MS, DAVECC

Kara Osterbur, DVM, MS, DACVECC

Dermatology

Timothy A Ness, DVM, DACVD

Karen Kuhl, DVM, DACVD

Diagnostic Imaging

Hylton Gelb, DVM, DACVR

Mark Howes, DVM, DACVR

Emergency

Metzere Beirlein de la Rosa

Katrina Frost, DVM

Lara Brdecka, DVM

Jessica Corrie, DVM

Baruch Caballero, DVM

Margaret Foley, DVM

Barb Gertz, DVM

Gretchen Hageman, DVM

Tracey Haslitt, DVM, CVSMT, FCoAC

Brooke Hruskocy, DVM

Jennifer Ida, DVM

Todd Ryl, DVM

Angela Wickman, DVM

Internal Medicine

Robert Armentano, DVM, DACVIM

Seth Ghantous, 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

Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine

Tracey Haslitt, DVM, CVSMT, FCoAC

Lindsay Seilheimer, DVM, CCRP

Maria VonderHaar, DVM, CVA, CVSMT

Surgery

Mitch Robbins, DVM, DACVS, DACCT

David Brdecka, DVM, DACVS, CCRT

Claude Gendreau, DVM, MSc, DACVS

Toni Kwan, DVM, DACVS

Paula West, DVM, DACVS, DACCT

India Wood, DVM, MS, DACVS

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Ashlee Urbasic DVM, DACVP