Jacob William Michaels is the son of former trauma surgeon Richard Michaels and heart surgeon Arlena Michaels. He worked as a surgical resident, but retires following the deaths of Lexie Grey and Mark Sloan.
Jacob was born on March 22, 1982 to Richard and Arlena Michaels, in Columbus, Ohio. He suffers problems with his heart, something that's rare for his age. When he was six, he lost his father, Richard to a heart attack.
Jacob began his internship at Seattle Grace, joining everyone else. He instantly becomes friends with Meredith Grey and Cristina Yang, who treat him like a brother. Later, although their interns, he's asked to work with Meredith under the orders of Miranda Bailey and Richard Webber, and as result, he grew closer to Meredi…
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