Michael graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2006 and went on to earn his master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Albany Medical College. He is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Prior to entering the field of dermatology, Michael worked as a PA at a level 1 trauma center in northern Illinois. After discovering his true passion for dermatology, he made the leap to leave ER medicine and join a dermatology practice in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. His primary interests include skin cancer detection and treatment, performing dermatological surgical procedures and treating various medical conditions including eczema, psoriasis and acne.

Michael is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) and the Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (ISDPA). He is currently working towards completing the Diplomate Fellowship program through the SDPA.

Michael was born and raised in Chicago and currently resides in the western suburb of Lisle with his wife and daughter. In his free time he enjoys listening to music, playing guitar, ice hockey, and cooking.