Michael is a patient-focused provider who encourages healthy lifestyle choices and an open dialogue. He takes an evidence-based approach to medicine and collaborates with patients on their health plans, encouraging them to take an active role in the decision-making process. In his free time, Michael enjoys hiking, listening to North Indian classical music, and playing the Tabla. Michael is fluent in Spanish and happy to see patients who speak the language. After graduating from Northeast Ohio Medical University, he completed his residency in family medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.