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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Joan Burkhart

DVM

Dr. Joan Burkhart began her veterinary career at North Center Animal Hospital immediately upon graduation from school in 1988. The neighborhood, Lake Michigan, and the Cubs drew her to the practice.
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Dr. Robert Castillo

DVM

Dr. Castillo began his veterinary career at North Center Animal Hospital when he was in high school and worked his way up from a general cleaner to a technician over the next 7 years until he was accepted into the Veterinary school at the University of Illinois.
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Meggie Jansen

DVM

As a child, Dr. Jansen always surrounded herself by animals, whether they were her own pets, looking after other people’s cats, dogs, horses, rabbits, or taking home feral animals if it seemed they needed help (which often was not the case).
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Dr. Joshua Locher

DVM

Dr. Locher finds that veterinary medicine provides a perfect blend of his interest in science with his desire to help animals and serve people. Although Dr. Locher finds many aspects of veterinary medicine rewarding, he has a special interest in internal medicine, oncology, and preventative medicine.
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Our Management & Staff

Neisha

Practice Manager

Neisha has been with us since April of 2019 as our Practice Manager. She has been in the Veterinary industry for 11 years with 10 of those being in a management role.
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Stephanie

Steph started at North Center when she was 16 and after 12 years still loves her job. After a few short times away for college and to explore her emergency care skills, she returned as a Purdue University graduate with a widened variety of accomplishments.
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Kendra

Kendra has been at North Center since 2002 and has been in the veterinary field since 1997. She is our regular jack-of-all-trades: receptionist, assistant, office manager, etc.
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Graciela

Veterinary Assistant

Grace has been an assistant for 11 years and a part of North Center since 2007. She has always had more of a connection with animals than people so the choice to work with them was easy!
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Janet

Veterinary Assistant

Janet started working at NCAH in April of 2010 as a client care coordinator, and is now a full time veterinary assistant. Although she currently does not have any pets of her own, she is especially fond of our beagle/hound dog patients!
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Leah, CVT

Lead Veterinary Technician

Leah has been with us since June of 2017 and became our head certified technician in September of 2017. She received her BA in science at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
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Victoria

Patient Care Coordinator, Veterinary Assistant

Victoria joined us in April 2018, but she has been working in the animal field since high school. She works as a patient care coordinator with an ability to help as a veterinary assistant.
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Alan

Client Service Representative

Alan joined us in June of 2018 as a client service representative. He has a soft spot for Corgie dogs, but right now shares his life with his four cats: Vinny, Percy, Ripley and Danie.
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Contact Us

North Center Animal Hospital

Location

1808 W. Addison Chicago, IL 60613

Clinic Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7am-7pm
Wednesday 7am-1pm
Saturday: 7am-2pm
Sunday: Closed