Dr. Michelson graduated with honors from Weber State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry. He then attended graduate school at the University of Utah in Biomedical Engineering. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE in 1987. He also completed a residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He then operated a private dental office in Sandy, Utah for 21 years.
Dr. Michelson has hospital privileges at Alta View Hospital and is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association. Dr. Michelson is a current member of both the American Dental Association (ADA), the Utah Dental Association (UDA), and is on the Board of Directors for the Salt Lake District Dental Society.
Dr. Michelson has many other distinguishing accomplishments. He received his Eagle Scout Award in the Boy Scouts of America and his Duty to God Award (youth religious award). He skipped his junior and senior years of high school and started college early at age 16. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Germany from 1977-1979. He sang as member of the Mormon Youth Symphony and Chorus in 1981-1983. He graduated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Institute of Religion in 1981.
Dr. Michelson is a Certified Advanced Scuba Diver (SSI) since 2002 and a Certified Scuba Diver (NASDA) since 1977. He enjoys working with computers, swimming, and camping with family and friends.