Jeffrey Christiansen, DVM, DACVS
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Bioscience from the Pennsylvania State University in 1992, Dr. Christiansen gained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (where he met his wife, fellow veterinarian Wendy Christiansen). He then completed a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at New York City's Animal Medical Center in 1997, after which he both established and was the first to complete the surgical internship program at Houston, Texas' Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Christiansen completed his surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001, after which he became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2002. Dr. Christiansen has practiced in Brevard County since January 2006, and runs Superior Veterinary Surgical (and less-invasive) Solutions, bringing board-certified specialist quality care to owners in a more convenient and affordable fashion.
When not doing surgery, Dr. Christiansen enjoys spending time with his family: His wife, Wendy, son Henry, daughter Kate, dog Consuela, cats (Elvis, Lamont, Shaniqua, & Yolanda), & chameleon Francesco. He also enjoys exercising and writing.
Dr. Christiansen is experienced in all manners of soft tissue surgery (stomach, intestine, liver, lung, bladder, tumor removal, reconstructive, etc.), orthopedic (fracture repair, joint surgeries, congenital deformities, etc.), and spinal surgery (especially disc disease in the back or neck).