Dr. Damon Plasencia (Dr. Damon) grew up in Livonia, Michigan. He received his Bachelors degree in Zoology from Michigan State University in 2018, then graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine with his doctoral degree in 2022.
While at Michigan State University, he developed a strong passion for surgery, ultrasound, and preventative medicine. Dr. Damon also enjoys practicing Fear-Free methods of veterinary care, and is a Level 2 Certified Fear-Free Professional. His favorite part of veterinary medicine is educating clients. “I love ensuring that their questions and concerns are addressed, and that they know their furry family members are in amazing hands.”
Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Damon enjoys running, biking, hiking, and spending time with his wife Andrea. They have also recently added a sweet rescue dog named Sedona to their family. Dr. Damon loves Michigan State football and basketball and plans to attend games this next season.
“I am beyond excited to begin my veterinary career and to work with the wonderful team at Jelsema Veterinary Clinic!”