Michael enjoys creating a conversational atmosphere where he can get to know his patients and help them make informed decisions about their health using the latest evidence-based medicine. He encourages discussion around preventive medicine and lifestyle modification, including fitness, nutrition, and weight loss strategies. To stay healthy, Michael weight trains, plays tennis and golf, and cooks nutritious meals. He is a classically-trained violinist and enjoys practicing in his free time. Michael graduated from Florida State University and completed his residency at VCU-Fairfax Family Practice/INOVA Fairfax Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.