Meet the Team

  • Jemery Buishas, DVM

    Dr. Buishas graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Buishas also owns and operates several other practices in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. He and his wife Faith have three daughters. In his spare time he loves to fish, spend time with his family and be outdoors.

  • Stephen Sekowski, DVM
    Associate DVM

    Dr. Stephen Sekowski was born in Poland in 1963. Since he was a teenager he knew what profession he was destined for. He obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Warsaw Agricultural University in 1990, and completed his formal veterinary education at Iowa State University in 1995. He has have one daughter who is a veterinarian in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Sekowski and his wife Cynthia love to hike, sail and be outdoors.

  • Jill Patterson
    Office Manager

    Jill Patterson has been with Carriage Animal Clinic since 2000. She was the head technician for 12 years and is now the office manager. Jill graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelors degree in Biology. She lives with her boyfriend, Mike and her son, Maddox live in Wheaton with their German Shepherd, Jäger and Cat, Mitter. In her spare time she loves to be outdoors playing frisbee with her family, going to the dunes, photography, traveling and hang out with friends and family.