Our Veterinarians

Dr. Janice Buback is board certified in veterinary surgery.
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. Stephanie Eldredge is a veterinarian in our emergency & critical care service.
Stephanie Eldredge
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Stephanie Eldredge
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Stephanie Eldredge finds feline urethral obstructions, hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, abscesses and lacerations the most gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Internal Medicine & Oncology, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Southfield, MI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Eldredge enjoys yoga and hiking. She has one cat and two dogs.
Dr. Rachel Reiman is board certified in veterinary oncology.
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. Carrie Stefaniak is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Carrie Stefaniak
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Carrie Stefaniak
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Carrie Stefaniak has over 20 years of dedicated veterinary emergency experience. She developed the blood donor program at her current hospital and is passionate about transfusion medicine.

Dr. Stefaniak has a special interest in emergency care of brachycephalic dog breeds.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Bachelor of Science, Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Stefaniak enjoys reading, traveling and outdoor activities, such as hiking, running and biking.
She shares her home with three French bulldogs and a Llewellin setter. She is a member of the French Bull Dog Club of America Health and Genetics committee and a board member of the Great Lakes French Bulldog Club.
Dr. Casey Stepnick is board certified in veterinary dermatology.
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. Wade Tate is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Wade Tate
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Wade Tate
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Wade Tate has over 22 years of emergency veterinary experience and has even been involved in the start-up of multiple emergency services. He finds lacerations, fish hook removals and acute abdomen pain the most gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden
Dr. Tate is a dedicated husband and dog lover with a passion for the outdoors and a budding interest in organic farming.
Dr. Brian Teunissen is a surgery veterinarian in Milwaukee.
Brian Teunissen
DVM, DACVS
Surgery
Brian Teunissen
DVM, DACVS
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Brian Teunissen is experienced in orthopedic surgery with special interests in complex fractures and stifle stabilization in sporting and working dogs. He has performed research focused on the biomechanics involved with the TPLO surgical technique.

Dr. Teunissen finds minimally invasive and arthroscopic treatment of juvenile orthopedic conditions and complex fracture injuries the most gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Teunissen enjoys running, hiking, kayaking and mountain biking.
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.