Dr. Melissa Williams grew up in Michigan and Ohio. She received her undergraduate degree in biology and music in 1999 from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio. She then graduated with her veterinary medicine degree from the University of Minnesota in 2003.
Since graduating, she has been working in the Hampton Roads area as a small animal veterinarian. Her current menagerie consists of a senior cat (Onyx), two rabbits (Cinnamon and Minerva), and a Chinchilla (Merry). She enjoys internal medicine and dermatology cases. She also loves working with small exotic mammals. In her free time, she relaxes by running, baking, and going to the beach.