Animal Medical Center of Skokie

Animal Medical Center of Skokie is a full-service veterinary medical facility,  located in Skokie, IL. The professional and courteous staff at Animal Medical Center of Skokie seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their  highly-valued patients.  

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and  health-related educational opportunities for our clients.  Animal Medical Center of Skokie strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Skokie, IL  and surrounding areas. 

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Animal Medical Center of Skokie can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • Mon-Thurs: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Fri: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Sat: 8:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hrs: 1-847-673-9110
  • Andrew Miz, DVM

    Dr. Andrew Miz was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He holds both a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences and Veterinary Medical Sciences. He attended the University of Illinois where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1992. He joined the Animal Medical Center team in February of 1995. Dr. Miz holds special interests in minimally invasive procedures including endoscopy and endosurgery, as well as management of orthopedic disease of companion animals. He is a member of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, serving as the continuing education committee co-chairperson. He is also a member of the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. His family includes his wife, son , and Toy Poodle , Bella. In his spare time, Dr Miz enjoys spending time with family, cooking, gardening, mountain biking, Blues music, and is a diehard lifelong Blackhawks fan. His future goals are to continuously improve professionally, personally, and spiritually, and lead the staff of AMC to provide the best veterinary care possible.
  • Danylo Butenko, DVM, CVA

    Dr. Butenko was born and raised in Syracuse, NY, and now resides in Chicago, IL, with his wife, daughter, and son.  He is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary medicine and did his clinical training at the University of Illinois.  Dr. Butenko is also trained in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. He joined our team in March of 2006.  Dr. Butenko’s special interest include acupuncture, herbal therapy, food therapy, adult stem cell therapy, and orthopedic surgery. He believes in integrating TCVM and conventional veterinary medicine to achieve optimal veterinary care.  He is a member of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.  In his spare time, he volunteers in several Ukrainian organizations and coaches boys’ volleyball.  His hobbies include fishing and camping. 

  • Krysta Stewarts, DVM

    Dr. Krysta Stewarts grew up in Park Ridge, IL. She graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After college, Dr. Stewarts moved to Galway, Ireland before attending the University of Illinois where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Illinois Veterinary Medical Association, and Chicago Veterinary Medical Association. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and behavior. Dr. Stewarts lives in Chicago with her American Bulldog Mix, Hanolei and Pit mix, Desta. When not working, she loves all outdoor activities, summer sport leagues, training for the marathon on the lakefront, taking the dogs hiking or to the beach, and practicing yoga.
  • Mike Capuz, Technician Staff

    Mike joined our staff as a Veterinary Technician in June of 2001. He assists our veterinarians with surgery, overseeing patient comfort by administering sedation and pain medications before and after procedures as needed. His special interests lie in Orthopedics. He currently resides in Chicago with his wife and his two dogs Mochi a Bull Terrier and Yoshi a Pit Mix. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs, watching his favorite soccer team-Manchester United, and riding motorcycles. 
  • Andrea, Technician Staff

    Andrea joined our technician team in October of 2001. She possesses a "knack" for making our patients feel comfortable during their visits to our clinic. In 2001, Andrea graduated with her Associates Degree from Oakton Community College. She currently resides in Chicago with her husband, son, two pugs named Layla and Lexi and a French Bulldog named Addison.
  • Melissa S., Reception Staff

    Melissa's ability to help clients with their questions and various needs is an asset we greatly admire. She joined our staff in August 2004. Melissa was born and raised in Chicago and has two dogs named Dumpling a Maltese Mix and Sesame a Terrier Mix . In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, watching movies, and going to concerts. 
  • Corrie, Kennel Manager/Reception/Technician Assistant

    Corrie joined our receptionist team in May of 2005. She is now manager of our Animal Caretaker staff and assits as a Technician for our doctors. Having a soft spot in her heart for all animals and a compassionate nature, she manages to make our clients and patients feel right at home when they walk through our doors. She is a valuable asset to our hospital. She lives in Niles with her husband and two sons. Her pets include 3 cats named Cubby, Bouser, and Bully, a Boxer named Mac, and a Cockatiel named Kuko. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her family. 
  • Nicole, Reception Staff

    Nicole joined Animal Medical Center in January of 2014 as an Animal Caretaker. Her pets include three cats, a Husky named Prince, a Coonhound named Jeff and a Corgi named Bobbie. In her spare time she enjoys playing volleyball, and reading.


  • Jamie Homan, Animal Caretaker

    Jamie joined our team as an animal caretaker in the spring of 2007. She currently works here part time and works full time as a Middle School Math teacher.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Northeastern Illinois University. Dealing with children sometimes takes a great deal of patience. It is tempting to draw a parallel between our approach to children and the way we care for animals. Her ability to display patience, sympathy and understanding with even the most difficult of animals, is an accurate reflection of how she takes pride in her work: both as a teacher and animal caretaker. She currently lives in Chicago with her two cats Bonnie and Clyde.
  • Heidi, Animal Caretaker

    Heidi took the position of Animal Caretaker at Amc in 2013. She is currently attending Oakton Community College and will be transferring in the Fall to continue towards her Bachelor's degree in Biology and veterinary medicine. In her spare time she likes to do yoga and spend time with her dog.
  • Elizabeth Vegas, Animal Caretaker

    Elizabeth joined our Kennel Staff in August of 2015 She is a Chicago native, student, artist, and animal lover. Owner of a super playful 2 year old Border Collie/Keeshond mix, a treat loving 11 year old Beagle, and a very vocal 8 month old Maine Coon kitten. Proud spoiler of all 3.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 08, 2016
  • Jimmy Guan, Animal Caretaker

    Jimmy joined our Kennel Staff in December 2015.He is a Sophomore pre-veterinary student at Loyola University Chicago majoring in Biology. He likes to work out, bike, and swim. He hopes to become a successful exotic animal or zoo veterinarian in the future.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 11, 2016