Dr. Michel earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his internship and residency programs in Internal medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Hospitals in Parkland and Dallas respectively. Dr. Michel completed his Cardiology fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass.
A former Assistant Consulting Professor of Medicine at Duke University, Dr. Michel is trained in general cardiology with special training in non-invasive imaging and cardiovascular research. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a fellow of the Sarnoff Endowment for Cardiovascular Research. As a physician, he thinks of himself as a bridge, connecting cutting edge scientific advances to the people they are meant to help. He stays up to speed on innovations in this ever changing field, as many of the best tools for treating cardiac disease didn't even exist five years ago.