Dr. Melissa Hanson DVM


Dr. Hanson joined our team in January of 2016.

Dr. Hanson grew up in a small town in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, IL.  She graduated from St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN in 2003. After graduation she worked as a surgical technician at a 24 hour care animal hospital near her  home town. In 2005, she was accepted to the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2009. Her interests include internal medicine, neurology, and dentistry.  She is a member of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Hanson and her husband Eric have two kids, Eleanor and Thomas. They also have a cat named Cubby as well as two dogs, Samantha, a Labrador Retriever, and Turd Ferguson who is named after the Saturday Night Live Jeopardy skit.

Her outside interests include playing volleyball, getting together with friends and family, baking and cooking, and watching sporting events.

Schedule Availability Note

We are booking out 2-3 weeks for technician appointments. We ask that clients pre-book these appointments to ensure their pet stays on schedule. 

Thank you,
The Staff of Anderson Lakes Animal Hospital