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 3 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Michel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lipomas
normal
more than 5% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Michel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Michel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michel's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michel to family and friends
12 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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Dr. Michel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

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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Dr. Michel has been a saving grace for me and my healthcare needs. He is always thorough when explaining and always listens attentively to what i have to say. He always remains calm and gives off confidence that I trust. I would recommend him to anyone, no matter how big or small the issue. I have...more
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I had emergency surgery which Dr. Michele performed. I found him to be confident in his decision., patient and informative in answering my questions and concerns. Surgery went well and I was home within three days. My follow up was two weeks later and handled in a manner consistent with my...more
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Was very easy to talk to and the whole staff is friendly.
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