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Dr. Debra Michel, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 62

Dr. Michel

Dr. Debra Michel, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Ohio in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(480) 984-8500

Dr. Michel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Dr. Michel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Michel treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Arthritis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Michel treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Michel treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Michel's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Debra Michel, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Ohio in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Riverside Methodist Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Hospital Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1987
University Hospitals Of Cleveland
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
Medical College Of Ohio
Medical School
1987
1983
1982

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Michel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Michel

3.3

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
47.05882352941177%
(16)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
3 Stars
8.823529411764707%
(3)
2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
1 Star
35.294117647058826%
(12)

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Debra Michel was my first Rhuematologist I started seeing her in 1997, with our her knowledge and treatment I believe I would not be as healthy as I am now. Thankxox Dr Michel. Carrie Davis
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Dr. Michel has done an excellent job teaching me about RA and navigating a frustrating course to finally finding effective treatment. She is experienced, accurate and up-to-date. She takes a direct, no non-sense approach to disease management. I know, after 7 years as her patient, when I get into...Read More
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She worked very hard to deal with my RA. She is an excellent Dr. I would highly recommend her to any one who has an RA problem. I have been her patient for a number of years now & hope she stays here for a long time to come
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I have RA, Sjogrens, hashimotos thyroiditis and fibromyalgia. First appointment she did no exam or indepth interview. Asked me why I was there after I had waited 3 months for appointment. Handed me a paper to read on a drug, left the room, came back, told me take the drug and come back in 30 days. ...Read More
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