Dr. Irina Yatsyk
Dr. Irina Yatsyk grew up in Buffalo Grove, Illinois but was originally born in Ukraine where her love for animals was realized at a young age. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University. After graduating she went on to earn her veterinary degree from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. She has worked in various roles within Barrington Square Animal Hospital and is excited to rejoin the team as an Associate Veterinarian. Dr. Irina has many varied interests within veterinary medicine including soft tissue surgery, cardiology, and internal medicine.
In her free time, Dr. Irina enjoys staying active by playing badminton, rollerblading, and exploring new restaurants in her favorite city, Chicago. She strives to combine her passion for animal health with her love for traveling and has had incredible opportunities to work with rhino anti-poaching efforts in South Africa and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation in Guatemala. At home she has a sassy tuxedo cat named Mitty, who insists on always being by her side.