Born and raised in Michigan, Michael received his Bachelor of Arts with a major in Biology from Kalamazoo College, Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Michigan, a Master of Science in Medicine from Western Michigan University, and national credential as Physician Assistant – Certified. Since 2013, he maintains a license to practice medicine under physician supervision in Arizona. His medical practice experience includes family medicine, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedic and sports medicine.
As a husband, father, and grandfather, Michael finds his greatest enjoyment. He also spends time bicycling, and gardening. As a lifelong learner and teacher, he finds reading and the pursuit of continuing professional education fulfilling.
Blessed with countless opportunities and experiences, Michael strives to treat others as he would want to be treated…The Golden Rule. Every day is full of small moments to apply The Golden Rule and build trusting relationships based upon kindness, compassion, and respect. He understands that healing takes many forms and often happens in small moments. The multidisciplinary wellness team at AZ Spine, Disc & Sport offers a high degree of clinical and personal expertise to provide timely, compassionate care.