Dr. Michael Michel, MD

Dr. Michael Michel, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

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.

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

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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."

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.


  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michel to family and friends
8 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Michel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

What a wonderful doctor and practice! I have never felt that I was being hurried. They explain things, rather than just demanding that you comply. When we know why we do things, they're easier to accomplish. Dr. Michel and his staff are great people and I would recommend them to everyone!
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Was very easy to talk to and the whole staff is friendly.
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I was skeptical of conventional surgery due to postop residual effects. Dr. Michel ‘thoroughly’ explained my options & outcomes. So looking forward to my ‘fix’
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Very caring doctor. Thorough in all aspects of diagnosis & treatment. Provides a detailed explanation of treatment plans available. With you every step of the way. Have been seeing a GI doctor for years with no positive results. Within 3 months of seeing Dr. Michel, my years of misery were finally...more
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Dr. Michel and his staff are excellent- courteous and professional. I did not feel rushed through my appointment, all of my questions were answered. Dr. Michel took the time to make sure I understood and was comfortable with the decision to have surgery and was available for additional...more
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