Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Jeremy Buishas

Dr. Jeremy Buishas is a majority owner of Yorkville Animal Hospital. He completed his undergraduate studies at Eastern Illinois University and graduated from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He is also the sole owner of Glen Ellyn Animal Hospital, which he acquired in 2003. He and his wife have three daughters, and during his time away from the hospital he enjoys fishing and being outdoors.

Dr. John Coyne

Dr. John A. Coyne is part-owner of Yorkville Animal Hospital. 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 Forest South Animal Hospital, Midwest Animal Hospital and Animal Care Center. He is a big fan of U of I athletics, and enjoys all Chicago sports. He and his wife Ruth have two daughters and four grandchildren.

Dr. Jason Long

Dr. Jason Long is part-owner of Yorkville Animal Hospital. He earned his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and graduated from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. His professional veterinary interests are internal medicine, orthopedic surgery and laser surgery. He is very active during his spare time, which includes golfing, playing softball and participating in long-distance races.

Dr. Jami Fourez

Dr. Jami Fourez grew up on a farm in Central Illinois. She completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of Illinois and continued on to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2007. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine and preventative medicine. Dr. Fourez enjoys spending time with her three dogs (Oskee, Chief and Tannin), reading and boating.

Dr. Stephanie Oedewaldt

Dr. Stephanie Oedewaldt was born and raised in a small town in Central Illinois. She completed her undergraduate studies in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Illinois and graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She shares her home with three cats (Lois, Clark and Lex) and her dog, Rita.

Dr. Donna Jacobsen

Dr. Jacobsen grew up in Long Branch, NJ and attended Yale University where she obtained a degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and then went on to complete a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, NJ. Dr. Jacobsen’s professional interests include surgery, critical care and metabolic disorders. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and keeping active with CrossFit. Dr. Jacobsen shares her home with three dogs (Jersey, Libby and Finnegan), two cats (Taco and Lola) and a guinea pig named Squeaks.

Dr. Andrea Winney

Dr. Winney grew up in Northeastern Indiana. She completed her undergraduate studies at Lincoln Memorial University and West Liberty University where she also played collegiate basketball. There she received a Regent’s Bachelor of Arts degree and an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. Dr. Winney then attended Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2014. Her professional interests include internal medicine, surgery and pet wellness care. Dr. Winney has a little black mutt named Ellie and two cats named Mila and Loa.

Dr. Stephanie Palumbo

Dr. Stephanie Palumbo was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She completed her B.S in Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois and continued on to the University Of Illinois College Of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2016.  Her professional interests include surgery, preventative medicine and geriatric care. Dr. Palumbo enjoys spending time with her cat (Lupin) and horse (Sundance), traveling, watching movies and spending time with friends and family.