Dr. Michael Georgiades was born in New Jersey, but has lived in different locations in Europe, including Paris, France and Holland, and in the United States, including Baton Rouge, Kansas City, Virginia, and West Virginia.
After graduating from high school at the American School of Paris, Dr. Georgiades attended Virginia Tech for his undergraduate studies and then Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, from which he graduated in 1994. His first job was in Charleston, West Virginia where he spent 3-1/2 years fine tuning his veterinary knowledge and learning about exotics. He also met his wife, Rebecca, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, in West Virginia. They married there in September of 1996.
In September of 1997, the Georgiades moved to the Denver area, where Dr. Georgiades took a job with Elmfield Veterinary Center. After 2-1/2 years, he decided that opening his own practice was in his family’s best interest, and in December of 1999, Just For Paws Veterinary Hospital was born.
Dr. Georgiades has six children. Matthew was born to Michael and Becky on November 6, 1998, Nathaniel was born September 1, 2000, Nicholas arrived June 23, 2003, the last addition, Zachary was born March 15, 2007. The other 2 "kids" are of the canine persuasion. Truffles was born in May of 2008. She is a rescue that Becky adopted from a friend who did not have the time for her. She is a sweet Yorkshire Terrier who enjoys loving on visitors, giving a Humphrey Bogart smile while sneezing all over them. Their second pet is Tessa, a Boxer born in January of 2010, that the Georgiades Family adopted in 2011. Tessa Is a very sweet loving dog, but is scared of her own shadow. She enjoys curling up on one of the boys laps while they play video games on top of her.
Dr. Georgiades belongs to several associations including AVMA, CVMA, DAVMS, and most recently received a 3-year AAHA-facility recognition. He is currently interested weight training, home remodeling, and flag football and has in the past participated in rugby, volleyball, and bodybuilding.