Michael received a dual medical and public health degree from Touro University, California in 2016. He received a B.S. in Biological Sciences as an undergraduate at UC Irvine, and a M.S. in Complementary and Alternative Medicine at Georgetown University. His interest in integrative medicine and public health helped guide him towards a career in psychiatry. Michael’s professional interests include the application of integrative medicine and psychotherapy in psychiatry. He is also interested in paranormal phenomena such as recollection of past lives, near death experiences, and distance healers. In his personal time, he enjoys reading, hiking, yoga, playing basketball and fantasy football, going to rock concerts and engaging in deep philosophical conversations.