Dr. Melissa Monaco Jackson

Dr. Jackson grew up in Ormond Beach, Florida. She attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Anthropology.

She attended the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with Honors in 1998. She followed veterinary school with an internship at Veterinary Referral Associates in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Dr. Jackson previously worked in DeLand and Ormond Beach before joining the Beachwood team in 2006. Dr. Jackson is married to Dr. Jim Jackson (also a veterinarian). They have 2 Weimaraners (Miles and Thor), 4 cats (Mr. Smithers, Rigatoni, Cheddar, and Emmie Lu), and 3 turtles and tortoises. Dr. Jackson enjoys cooking, sewing, and reading in her spare time. She competes with Miles in AKC Obedience, Rally, and Hunting Trials on the weekends. Although she enjoys working with all animals, she has a special interest in feline medicine.