Dr. Michaelson is Board Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He...Read More
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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Graduated in 1995
Completed in 1996
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Graduated in 1982
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Dr. Michaelson is Board Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society; and the Seattle Surgical Society. He is President of the Washington State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and was honorably retired from the Medical Corps of the United States Navy after 23 years of service to our country. He has been named one of Seattle's "Top Docs" and the "Best of Western Washington's" Best Doctor.