Dr. Michaelson is board certified by both the American College of Surgeons and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. This advanced certification from the American Board of Obesity Medicine requires a thorough understanding of the genetic, biologic, environmental, social and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. He has a variety of tools at his fingertips, including medications to modify appetite and energy balance before surgery – and, possibly, in addition to surgery.
PhD: Neuroendocrinology, University of Illinois
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: General surgical residency, University of California, San Diego
Residency: Advanced Laparoscopy, Texas Endosurgery Institute, San Antonio