Team

Meet the Team


  • John Coyne, DVM Partner

    Dr. John Coyne has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 42 years. He was raised on a farm in Central Illinois and graduated from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1974. Dr. Coyne also owns and operates several other animal hospitals in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. He is a big fan of University of Illinois athletics, and enjoys all Chicago sports. He and his wife Ruth have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.

  • Jeremy Buishas, DVM Partner

    Dr. Buishas graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He worked his first five years following graduation at a local hometown veterinary hospital before joining the Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital in 1992. Dr. Buishas took over ownership of the practice in 2004 and has been instrumental in beginning work with nine humane societies.

  • Arlene Rodriguez, DVM Partner

    Dr. Arlene O. Rodriguez is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist with approximately 25 years of veterinarian experience in general practice. She is currently pursuing training in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine. She was born and raised in Illinois and received her bachelor degree from Loyola University and received her doctorate from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. When not doing rehabilitation and working at her general practice she spends time with her husband, two teenage children and her two dogs Cookie and Rascal. Her interests include tennis, golf and reading.

  • Roberta Milas, DVM Medical Director

    Dr. Roberta Milas is an Illinois native who is excited to be practicing in the Chicagoland area again. She is an Augustana College graduate, and received her DVM from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. In her 8 years of clinical experience, she cites internal medicine, canine rehabilitation, and emergency and critical care among her “favorite” areas of practice. In her free time, she likes spending time with family and friends, caring for her chocolate Labrador “Tate”, Jack Russell Terrier “Admiral”, and Great Dane "Hodge".

  • Bryan Beard, DVM Emergency Veterinarian

    Dr. Bryan Beard grew up in Northern Nevada. He received a BS in business management with a minor in financing from National American University in Rapid City SD. He then received his DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. He has a strong passion for surgery and emergency medicine. In his spare time he is an avid SCUBA diver and hiker. He loves to watch hockey and spend time with his furry family that includes Louis a French Bulldog, Ivy the border collie, and Clark Kent who is a very large Great Dane.

  • Stacey Sutter, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Stacey Sutter grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She received her B.S. in Animal Sciences, minor in Chemistry, and DVM from the University of Illinois. She has a special interest in veterinary surgery and dentistry. In her free time, she loves traveling, spending time with her husband, family, and pets.

  • Michelle Daviou, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Daviou grew up in upstate New York. She received her B.S. in Anthropology-Zoology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and her DVM from Purdue University. Outside of work she enjoys spending time exploring Chicago with her husband and her dog, Avo.



  • Jessica Hulesch, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Jessica Hulesch was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. She received her BS in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Art from Elmhurst College, and her DVM from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She has a special interest in exotic animal medicine and veterinary surgery. In her free time, she loves drawing, reading, gaming, playing clarinet, and spending time with her family and pets.

  • Laura Kozlowski , DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Laura Kozlowski is originally from Virginia and received her BS in Biology from Washington and Lee University. She spent the next two years working in cancer immunology research before pursuing her DVM at Tufts University in Massachusetts. Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Kozlowski enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her husband, their two Siamese cats, and their two rescue dogs.

  • Tayler Foshee, DVM Emergency Veterinarian

    Dr. Tayler Foshee was born and raised in Oklahoma. She received her B.S. in animal science and DVM from Oklahoma State University. During her free time, Dr. Foshee enjoys reading and exploring the city with her husband and two dogs.

  • Abigail Roeters, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Abigail Roeters grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. She received her B.S. in Biology from Eastern Illinois University. She then received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine during which time she attended Louisiana State University for her clinical year. Dr. Roeters special interests include canine rehabilitation and internal medicine. In her free-time she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and her two dogs, Willow and Monroe.

  • Laura Daily, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Laura Daily grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago. She received her BS in Biology from Illinois State University and her DVM from the University of Illinois. She has a special interest in veterinary surgery, rehabilitation, and ophthalmology. In her free time she enjoys baking, painting, working out at the gym, and spending time with family and her two cats, Toby and Blue.

  • Steven Zachar, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Steven Zachar was born and raised in Chicago where he received his B.S. in Biology/Ecology at Loyola University. He earned his DVM from the University of Illinois, where he enjoyed working with a wide variety of domestic, zoo, and wildlife species. Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Zachar enjoys playing ice hockey, traveling the world, and exploring the outdoors with his very handsome retriever mix, Simba.

  • Jose Henriquez, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Jose Henriquez came to the US from Venezuela and studied Biological Sciences at University of Parkside, IL. He received his DVM degree from Tuskegee University in 2009. His main interests are internal medicine, imaging, and critical care. Dr. Henriquez and his girlfriend rescued an energetic two year old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix named Tito. His hobbies include traveling, watching movies, playing sand volleyball and dancing.

  • Brice Ratchford, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Brice Ratchford was born and raised in South Carolina where he attended Winthrop University for his BS in Biology. Dr. Ratchford graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in May 2017 after completion of his clinical rotations at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Ratchford’s areas of interest are in cardiology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine and surgery. He enjoys traveling, cooking/baking, movies and live theatre. Dr. Ratchford has two cats, Apollo and Athena, and one dog, Artemis.

  • Adrienne Whittier, DVM Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Adrienne Whittier grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. She received her B.S. in biology with minors in chemistry and history from the University of Miami, and her DVM from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has a special interest in veterinary dermatology and dentistry. Outside of work she enjoys exploring Chicago, trying new things, and spending time with her husband and three-legged dog, Broko.

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