Veterinary Staff

At Oak Park and Ambassador Animal Hospital, LTD  we strive for a warm and friendly relationship with you and your pet. This page highlights the staff including our training, experience and dedication to veterinary medicine.

All of our team doctors have extensive experience in all phases of medicine and surgery for dogs, cats and exotic pets. Beyond that, each doctor has additional areas of interest listed below.

Dr. A. Bascharon

Oak Park, IL Veterinarian

Oak Park and Ambassador Animal Hospital, LTD
  • Hospital director
  • Over 35 years of experience
  • Liscenced veterinarian in over 10 states
  • Consults and mentors all doctors and staff to deliver the very best of service and care
     

Dr. Donna Novak

Oak Park and Hanover Park, IL Veterinarian

Oak Park and Ambassador Animal Hospital, LTD
  • Graduate of the University of Illinois, 1988
  • Chief Medical Staff
  • Special Interests - Exotic pet medicine and surgery
  • Specialty Pet: Rabbits
  • A member of our team since 1980

Dr. Dina Bascharon

Oak Park, IL Veterinarian

Oak Park Animal Hospital, LTD
  • Graduate of the University of Illinois, 2001
  • Senior Associate
  • Special Interests -  Aquatic/Marine Medicine
  • Externship at Epcot Center's Living Seas
  • A member of our team since 1994
     

Dr. James Bascharon

Hanover Park, IL Veterinarian

Ambassador Animal Hospital, LTD
  • Graduate of St. George's School of Vet Medicine, 2004
  • Clinical year at the University of Illinois
  • Special Interests - Major and minor surgery, ultrasound, and emergency and critical care
  • A member of our team since 1992

 

Dr. Erica Hansen

Hanover Park, IL Associate Veterinarian

Ambassador Animal Hospital, LTD
  • Graduate of Purdue University, 2007
  • Associate
  • Special Interests - Ophthalmology
  • A member of our team since 2013
     

Dr. Amy Wrenn

Oak Park, IL Associate Veterinarian

Oak Park and Ambassador Animal Hospital, LTD

  • Graduate of the University of Missouri, 2006
  • Associate
  • Special Interests - Internal Medicine
  • A member of our team since 2014

Dr. Jill Tessler

Oak Park, IL Associate Veterinarian

Oak Park Animal Hospital, LTD

  • Graduate of the University of California, Davis, 2002
  • Associate
  • Special Intererts - Emergency Medicine
  • One Year Internship, Pet Emergency and Specialty Center, La Mesa, CA, 2005.
  • Completed course and examinations in Veterinary Acupuncture, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, 2006.
  • Member of our team since 2015