Dr. Kristen VanZant

Dr. Kristen VanZant

Medical Director

Dr. Kristen grew up in Wheeling, Illinois. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Elmhurst College and her DVM from the University of Illinois. After graduating, she returned to the Chicago suburbs and joined Barrington Square Animal Hospital. She wanted to be a veterinarian since childhood and is excited to start caring for your furry companions. 

In her free time, Dr. Kristen enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends. She shares her home with an insanely spoiled three-legged Yorkie named Bailey, and a cockatiel named Buttons. 

Fun facts about Dr. Kristen:

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go? There are too many places to pick just one, but hopefully Costa Rica in the future. 

Are you a morning person or a night person? Night person.

What was your first job? Assistant camp counselor at a horseback riding camp.