Dr. Michaelson, DVM
Dr. Frederic Michaelson grew up in Foley, Alabama. He completed his under graduate studies at Louisiana State University from 1965 to 1969. He was a starting defensive tackle for LSU during the 1967-1968-1969 seasons. Dr. Michaelson received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 1974. During his last two years of veterinary school Dr. Michaelson served as President of the student chapter of the AVMA and established the first student book store for the Veterinary School. He served in the United States Army Veterinary Corp from 1974 to 1976. Upon discharge he returned to Baton Rouge where he was an Instructor at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Michaelson partnered with Dr. Haase to build and open Jefferson Animal Hospital in 1979.
Dr. Michaelson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, The Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association, and the Baton Rouge Area Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Michaelson has a special interest in orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Michaelson attends Christ Covenant Church, and serves on the board of The Mission Foundation, The Gathering of Men and is a founding board member of the Dunham School. He enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, camping, motorcycling, swimming, & kayaking.
Dr. Michaelson resides with his wife, Jodi, their black lab Raven, and miniature Schnauzer Gabrielle in Baton Rouge. He has four children, Patrick, Molly, Caleb, & Seth, and seven grandchildren, Knox, Mac, Elise, Annie, Margaret, Evelyn Rose, and Kate Collins.