Dr. Mekonnen graduated from Texas A&M Veterinary School in 1992. After he graduated, he started working at South Branch Pet and Bird Clinic. Dr. Mekonnen is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and Central Area Veterinary Medical Association (CAVMA). Dr. Mekonnen generally treats cats and dogs. He also frequently works on birds and other exotic pets. He loves to perform soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries.
He has been married to his wife for twenty four years and has one daughter. In his spare time, Dr. Mekonnen loves to read books, fish, swim, and in-line skate.