Category Archives: Plainfield Staff

Dr. Michael Buedel – Veterinarian, Chief of Staff, Partner

Dr. Buedel has been Chief of Staff and partner at Animal Care Center of Plainfield since 2002. Additionally, he is a partner of four other Kremer Veterinary Services clinics. Dr. Buedel particularly enjoys orthopedic surgery, and remains committed to advancing and honing his surgical skills through continuing education courses in orthopedics, including an advanced master’s […]

Dr. John Michael – Veterinarian, Partner

Dr. John Michael is a managing partner at Animal Care Center Plainfield, Hinsdale Animal Hospital, Animal Care Center Shorewood and CARE Animal Emergency Services. He has been with Kremer Veterinary Services since 2007. He received his BS in Animal Science from the University of Illinois in 2003 and his DVM in 2007 from University of […]

Dr. Nicolas Spodak – Veterinarian, Partner

Dr. Spodak became a managing partner of Animal Care Center in 2010, after joining the team in 2008 with a concentration in surgery and medicine. Before pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, Dr. Spodak worked on four different continents as a field biologist. Today, he is passionate about zoology, with a strong interest in exotics […]

Dr. Josie Arkush – Veterinarian

Dr. Arkush has been practicing veterinary medicine for 5.5 years. She started at KVS right out of school and still going strong! Dr. Arkush started out her professional life as a graphic designer with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University. She worked for 4 years as a designer and decided to go back […]

Dr. Kathleen Tracy – Veterinarian

Dr. Sarah Kathleen Tracy is a 2007 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed her clinical year of study at Oklahoma State University.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University where she majored in Biology with a minor in Chemistry.  She joined Kremer Veterinary Services in October of […]

Dr. Lauren Spinelli – Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Spinelli joined the Kremer team at the Animal Care Center of Plainfield in May of 2016. She has a particular interest in client education in addition to a growing passion for surgery – both soft tissue and orthopedic. As a veterinarian, Dr. Spinelli works to be an enthusiastic, caring practitioner. Her promise to pet […]

Dr. Ashley Suwanski – Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Suwanski attended DePaul University in Chicago for her Master’s of Science in Biology and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Suwanski is passionate about all aspects of veterinary medicine but is highly interested in internal medicine, surgery and to further pursuit alternative medicine in acupuncture. Outside […]

Dr. Kelley Kanak – Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Kelley Kanak began working for Animal Care Center of Plainfield in June of 2018. She has completed multiple externships with us throughout vet school and is excited to be joining the ACC team after all these years. Dr. Kanak received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign in […]

Dr. Carrie Kurtz – Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Carrie Kurtz began working at Animal Care Center of Plainfield in June of 2019 after graduating from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her clinical year at the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine. As a veterinarian her goals are to improve the quality of life and time her patients get […]