Dr. Michael Kirkpatrick received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Royal School of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born and raised in Germany and received his undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of San Diego.
His love for animals was instilled to him at a young age by his parents who always set a good example caring and being advocates for animals. Dr. Kirkpatrick feels as though veterinary medicine is the perfect situation that allows him to help animals and people alike.
He has worked as an associate veterinarian locally prior to joining Jamacha Pet Vets. His special interests in veterinary medicine include surgery, pain management, dentistry and dermatology. He is passionate about treating every pet as though it were his own, giving the best medical care possible by applying his training and knowledge in educating owners on preventative medicine.
Dr. Kirkpatrick is married with two young daughters and has a miniature Dachshund named Sami. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and likes traveling to different countries. He has a great passion for the outdoors, where he enjoys hiking, fishing and wildlife photography. Dr. Kirkpatrick is an avid sports fan and former college and professional basketball player who loves staying active.