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Michael Michel, MD

Michael Michel, MD

Bariatric Surgery
A general surgeon, Dr. Michel specializes in gastric reflux surgery. He earned his medical doctorate degree from the University of Miami, Fla., and completed his residency at Orlando Regional Healthcare and Keesler Medical Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. In addition, he completed his fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital. Before becoming a surgeon, he served seven years as a U.S. Air Force Pararescueman (PJ), including time in Operation Desert Storm, providing medical treatment to downed aircrew in enemy territory. After residency, he returned to Iraq and then Afghanistan, where he served as the only general and trauma surgeon on a Special Forces medical team. His service in 2012 led him to receive the Bronze Star Medal, among other distinguished military honors
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  • Bariatric Surgery - Primary
  • General Surgery - Board Certified
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Central Florida - 1998
  • Graduate Degree: University of Miami School of Medicine - 2002
  • Internship: Keesler Medical Center - 2003
  • Residency: Orlando Regional Healthcare - 2008
  • Fellowship: University of Florida Shands - 2015
  • English
  • Summerville Medical Center
  • Trident Medical Center