Get to Know Our Veterinarians and Staff

Our veterinarians and team members in Lombard are dedicated to making every experience as stress-free and straightforward as possible for our patients and clients. After all, keeping your pet healthy is your primary concern–and we’re glad to be your veterinary partner! We hope you take a moment to learn about our veterinarians and support staff, so you’ll know that you and your pet will be in excellent hands. If you have any questions about our team, feel free to call (630) 495-3623!

Veterinarians in Lombard

Dr. Jeremy Buishas

Dr. Jeremy Buishas completed his undergraduate studies at Eastern Illinois University and graduated from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He and his wife have three daughters, and during his time away from the hospital he enjoys fishing and being outdoors.

Veterinarians in Lombard

Dr. Elizabeth Manna

Dr. Manna graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Over the course of her career, she has developed a strong interest in orthopedic surgery and dentistry. When not working, Dr. Manna enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family and two wonderful dogs; Gotti, a Pitbull mix and Oshi, a Miniature Pinscher. 

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Dr. Szczepan Sekowski

Dr. Sekowski graduated from Warsaw University of Life Sciences in 1992, and received his Illinois DVM license in 1994. He was the sole owner of Carriage until he sold the practice to Dr. Buishas and Dr. Manna in 2016.  Dr. Sekowski has a daughter, Joanna, who is also a practicing Vet in Portland, Oregon.  When he is not working Dr Sekowski enjoys hiking, being outdoors, taking photos, and traveling.

Jill Patterson

Jill graduated from Benedictine University with a B.S. in Biology and has worked for Carriage for 18 years.  She is the current practice manager. Jill lives at home with her son Maddox, boyfriend Mike, their two cats Mitter and Dizzy, and their German Shepherd, Jäger.  Jill loves being outdoors, going to the beach, camping and canoeing. She also loves photography.