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Dr. Michael Michel, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Summerville, SC. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Read his story
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Dr. Michel's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Michel "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 become a General Surgeon. He started performing bariatric surgery in 2008. He also has extensive experience in all aspects of general surgery and has advanced training in minimally invasive esophageal surgery. his primary interests are anti-reflux surgery, bariatric surgery, and robotic surgery. He also performs all types of general surgery including hernia, gallbladder, and colon surgery, and of course prefers to do these laparoscopically or robotically when feasible."
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Acid Reflux Surgery
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
LINX® Reflux Management System
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
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Unviersity of Central Florida
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
University of Miami / School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2002
Keesler Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
University of Florida / Shands Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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