DeVries Animal Hospital

528 S Spring Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126



Dr. John DeVries, DVM

Dr. DeVries graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He founded DeVries Animal Hospital in 1987 at 475 Spring Road in Elmhurst. The practice moved to 528 Spring Road in 1989 to accommodate its growth and to provide better service to clients and patients. He resides in Elmhurst with his wife and four children, and is actively involved in the community. He served on the Elmhurst Zoning and Planning Commission for 10 years. He is involved in the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce, has served on the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence, and is an active member of the Spring Road Business Association, serving as Treasurer since 2005.  A lifelong resident of Elmhurst, he currently serves on the board of the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation.   He is the organizer of the annual Spring Road Pet Parade. He has practiced veterinary medicine since 1984 and still greatly enjoys his occupation. He is a member of the AVMA, ISVMA and CVMA.  Dr. DeVries strives to keep up with the new medical advances by attending 45 hours of continuing education each year. In his spare time he enjoys traveling with his family, singing barbershop music and singing in the church choir. He is a weekend warrior in his workshop where his best friends are named DeWalt, Makita, and Stanley.  He is the proud owner of  a Border/Boston terrier mix named "Gizmo".  



Dr. Kathy Meyers 

Dr. Kathleen Meyers, DVM

Dr. Meyers also graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and has been in practice since 1998. Originally from Westchester, Illinois, she first practiced in Valparaiso, Indiana. She returned to the Chicago area and has been on staff at DeVries Animal Hospital since January, 2001. She owns a lively mixed breed dog named Rufus and a Golden Retriever named Harpo. She and her husband, a computer consultant, keep very busy raising their six daughters and two sons. 

Dr. Julie Daly



 Dr. Julie Daly, DVM

Dr. Daly is a native of eastern Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced in the Chicago area since graduation, most recently in the far western suburbs. She has a strong background in dentistry and surgery. When not practicing medicine she keeps busy with her family which include her husband, two children, a dog and cat.   Her hobbies include reading, gardening, and camping.  



Our On-Call Doctors

Dr. Vince Staniskis

Dr. Vince Staniskis, DVM

Dr. Staniskis is a valuable addition to our veterinarian team with over 20 years of practice experience, most recently in the western suburbs.  His knowledge and experience are appreciated by both patients and clients.  He is fluent in Lithuanian, and enjoys sharing his cultural heritage with others.  In his spare time he enjoys singing in a Lithuanian choir.  His hobbies include his children and being a soccer dad. 

 Dr. Adrianne Brusek, DVM

Dr. Brusek, a native of the north side of Chicago, graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and has been practicing in the Chicago area since then.  She has a true passion for animals and shares her home with 2 dogs (an Irish Setter and Gordon Setter) and 3 cats.  She keeps very busy raising 4 young children when she’s not at work. 



Dr. Kim Labak, DVM

Dr. Labak graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing in the Chicago area for many years and most recently as on-call veterinarian with DeVries Animal Hospital.  She has a true love for animals and enjoys practicing veterinary medicine.  She shares her home with her husband and two Mini-Pitbull mutts named Doc Brown and Marty.   Dr. Labak enjoys travelling, exploring nature and performing music.