Dr. Michael Michel, MD

Dr. Michael Michel, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Michael Michel, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Summerville, SC and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

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Dr. Michel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Obesity more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Michel treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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Dr. Michel performs Esophageal Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Michel performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Michel performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Michel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • LINX® Reflux Management System
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-en-Y Syndrome
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Resection
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Loss

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Michel is board certified in General Surgery. He also completed a fellowship in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He served in the US Air Force early in his career as a Pararescueman (PJ). This experience motivated him to eventually beco...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2015
University of Florida / Shands Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2003
Keesler Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2002
University of Miami / School of Medicine
Medical School
1998
Unviersity of Central Florida
Undergraduate School
2015
2008
2003
2002
1998

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Absolutely wonderful. This doctor saved my life...My cardiologist had estimated my life to be no more than 5 years the way I was now he says there is no way to estimate since the surgery has alleviated so many of my medical problems and even took away my diabetes. The staff is wonderful I have...Read More
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Dr Michel is extremely thorough with his explanation of procedures and he is very patient in answering questions. He seems to truly care about his patients. He looks at you when he's talking to you. He doesn't appear to be in a rush to get you in and out the door. Sometimes the wait to see him is a...Read More
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Dr. Michel is a wonderful doctor n The staff is also wonderful they are always there for me when I have questions I am very grateful to have Dr. Michel has my doctor
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Dr. Michel is a very caring person and doctor. He does not limit his time with you and is very willing to explain what's going on. He always makes sure that you understand.
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He's the best doctor and I like him cause he's the only one that fixed my problem in one visit he knew wat the problem was and fixed it
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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