DeVries Animal Hospital

528 S Spring Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126



DeVries Animal Hospital Elmhurst IL- Melissa and Kaya

Melissa- Certified Veterinary Technician

Melissa is one of our newest additions to the nursing staff at DeVries Animal Hospital! She graduated from Joliet Junior College's Veterinary Technician program in 2010 and obtained her certification in veterinary technology. Her favorite aspect of being an animal nurse is interacting with the animals and their owners. She believes that the role she and the technician staff play in providing quality care for sick patients is vital to each patient's recovery. Melissa's future goals consist of visiting Walt Disney World, spending time with her Husky/Collie mix Kaya, and enjoying quality time with her family.







 DeVries Animal Hospital Elmhurst IL-  Kim

Kim- Head Technician

Kim has been on staff since 2012 and also fills in at the front desk.  Kim is married and has a son and a daughter, and shares her home with 2 kitties and a Golden Retriever.  She is an avid horse lover and teaches riding lessons in her spare time when not attending to her two children. 




 DeVries Animal Hospital Elmhurst IL- Anna

 Anna- Veterinary Assistant

Anna has been a member of the patient care team since 2013, and enjoys the variety of animals that greet her everyday!  She has a son who keeps her very busy.  She is attending college and working on her Associate's degree


DeVries Animal Hospital Elmhurst IL-  Marilyn

 Marilyn- Veterinary Technician


Marilyn has worked as a veterinary technician for 25 years and is our “cat whisperer”.  She has a passion for animals and their comfort.  She shares her home with her husband and 5 cats and 2 dogs.  She enjoys gardening, cooking, and being a grandmother to her 2 grandchildren.  Marilyn loves to travel to warm weather climates.


 Thomas- Veterinary Assistant

Thomas is the youngest member of the hospital staff. He graduated from York High School in May of 2015. Thomas was a member of York's Medical Careers class, where select students interested in the medical field are given the opportunity to do rotations at Elmhurst Hospital, Elmhurst Dental, Nova Care Physical Therapy, and DeVries Animal Hospital. After his rotation at DeVries, Thomas joined the hospital staff. He loves animals, especially big dogs. He has a 90 pound Labradoodle at home, along with some fish. Thomas attends the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he is majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He plans on one day attending either Veterinary school or Medical school.