Michael was born and raised in East Tennessee. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN. He worked in the Emergency Room as a RN before deciding to go back and become a Nurse Practitioner. He then obtained his Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Tennessee. Michael prides himself on really listening to patients and understanding the nature of their problems. He makes it a priority to help his patients better their wellness through a holistic approach. In his free time, he enjoys exercising and spending time with his family.