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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Janice Buback is a veterinary surgeon at our Port Washington, WI.
Janice Buback
DVM, MS, DACVS
Surgery
Janice Buback
DVM, MS, DACVS
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Janice Buback finds orthopedics, soft tissue surgeries and minimally invasive surgeries the most gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Master of Science, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Dr. Buback enjoys spending time with her family camping, canoeing in the Boundary Waters, watching and participating in sports, reading and playing board games.
Dr. Kevin Byl is board certified in small animal internal medicine.
Kevin Byl
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Kevin Byl
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kevin Byl has been practicing as a board-certified internist for over 12 years and has exceptional skills at scoping procedures and performing cystoscopies. He finds endoscopy and urinary disorders the most gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Illinois, Champaign
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
Dr. Byl is married and shares his home with his 4-year-old son, an elderly cat and a dog.
Dr. Elizabeth Hiebert is a veterinary surgeon at our Glendale and Oak Creek, WI hospitals.
Elizabeth Hiebert
DVM
Surgery
Elizabeth Hiebert
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Elizabeth Hiebert enjoys working with her surgery team to deliver the highest standard of care to patients.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Sierra Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Center, Reno, NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital, Austin
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Dr. Hiebert enjoys visiting national parks, exploring archaeological sites and playing with her two cats.
Dr. Kevin Kroner is a veterinary surgeon at our Oak Creek, WI hospital.
Kevin Kroner
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Kevin Kroner
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kevin Kroner has over five years of experience as a surgeon in a high-volume, private practice offering both soft-tissue and orthopedic procedures. He finds fracture repair, oncologic surgery and arthroscopy the most gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Dr. Kroner enjoys running, golfing and spending time with his wife, three children and Labrador.
Dr. Rachel Reiman is an oncology specialist at our Port Washington and Glendale hospitals.
Rachel Reiman
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Rachel Reiman
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rachel Reiman is interested in all aspects of veterinary oncology and is passionate about educating her clients on their pets’ conditions and treatment options.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
In her spare time, Dr. Reiman enjoys homebrewing, camping and baking.
Dr. Matthew Stepnik is a veterinary surgeon at our Glendale, WI hospital.
Matt Stepnik
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Matt Stepnik
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Matt Stepnik has been a board-certified surgeon for over 10 years and has performed thousands of orthopedic, soft tissue and oncologic procedures. He finds surgical oncology and reconstruction and orthopedics the most gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Veterinary Surgery, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Stepnik has a wife, Casey, who is a veterinary dermatologist at BluePearl as well, and three children who keep them very busy.
Dr. Casey Stepnik is a dermatology specialist at our Glendale, Oak Creek, and Port Washington, WI hospitals.
Casey Stepnik
DVM, DACVD
Dermatology
Casey Stepnik
DVM, DACVD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology
Dermatology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Casey Stepnik has been practicing dermatology for over 10 years and prides herself on her ability to build relationships with her patients and their owners. She finds chronic allergic dermatitis the most gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Veterinary Dermatology, University of California, Davis
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Stepnik enjoys running, reading and spending time with her husband and three children.
Dr. Megan Tremelling is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Megan Tremelling
MA, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Megan Tremelling
MA, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Megan Tremelling has been working in emergency medicine for over 20 years. She finds diabetic crises, blocked cats and cases of a round bone stuck on a dog's jaw the most gratifying to treat.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Master of Arts, Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dr. Tremelling shares her home with three humans, a hedgehog and a crested gecko. She enjoys gardening, genealogy and knitting.