Dr. Mike Lifshen, MD

Dr. Mike Lifshen, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Mike Lifshen, MD is a family medicine specialist in West Lake Hills, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1987 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

912 S Capital of Texas Hwy Ste 100

West Lake Hills, TX 78746

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Lifshen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lifshen "My philosophy revolves around being proactive when possible and developing partnerships with patients. When there is an acute problem, we want to see the patient as soon as possible, evaluate, and treat efficiently. For chronic medical problems, it is essential to have both short term and long-term goals to maintain or improve a patient's healthy and quality of life."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lifshen "Dr. Lifshen is married and has two daughters, Samantha and Jenna. We also cohabitate with three cats (Perry, Beluga, and Cricket) and two dogs (Cinnamon and Roscoe). We also have two horses (Presley and Ella) but luckily they are boarding at barns."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

99  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Texas Family Practice Program, S.W. Memorial Hopsital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas, Houston, Sw Mem. Hosp.
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Mike Lifshen, MD
I was not impressed at all. I have never left a review before but realized I chose my Dr from word of month and reviews. To start Dr. Lifshen staff seemed like they were going through the motions. I came for a well visit and to find a new GP as my old one retired. Dr. Lifshen could of cared less...Read More
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Jane in spicewood, tx – Nov 29, 2017
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Dr Lifshen was fair as a doctor. Generally, he is disinterested, something making me wonder why he chose to be a GP. He misdiagnosed my extreme hip degeneration for years, finally requesting an X-ray and referring me to a Physical Therapist. It was the PT who discovered the degeneration, telling...Read More
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Al B in Austin, TX – Dec 05, 2016
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