Born in New York, Michael grew up in Trumbull, Connecticut. He attended the University of Michigan for undergrad and went on to the University of Connecticut for medical school. After completing his residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospital in 2002, he left clinical medicine to pursue a career in medical education.
He is the President and Co-Founder of MDea, a creative medical education company in NYC, and TheDoctorsChannel.com, known as the “educational YouTube for doctors.” Michael serves as a Managing Director of BESTMSLs, a contract MSL organization, where he brings medical and technology expertise to field organizations. He is also one of the founders of the physician recruiting firm DrCruiter.com.
Michael has a passion for technology and gadgets, as well as his wife and two beautiful daughters, Ava and Jordan.
He was selected as one of the “Best Doctors in America” (as voted by his mother, Ilene Banks).