Dr. Burnham McQuillan graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. Her undergraduate degrees in biology and equestrian studies are from Salem College in West Virginia. After graduating from OSU, she worked in private practice. Her first job as a veterinarian was in a small animal and equine practice outside of Memphis, TN. She joined Banfield Pet Hospital in 1998 and was the Chief of Staff at the Orland Hills hospital for six years. In 2009, she took over the Downers Grove / Lombard location. Dr. Burnham McQuillan lives with her husband Bill and their son Kyle in the southwestern Chicago suburbs. They own two boxer dogs named Tank and Bella, two cats named Sushi and Calamari, a rabbit, and six hens. In her spare time, Dr. Burnham McQuillan likes photography, quilting, and reading.