Top 10 Medical Professionals in Michigan

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No matter where you live, having medical professionals you know you can trust is positively crucial to your way of life. Ultimately, the medical professional you feel most comfortable with is based on personal experience, but positive reviews and excellent credentials can help you make that decision. For those based in Michigan, here are the top 10 medical professionals.

1. Dr. Anthony Weinert (Stop Feet Pain Fast)

Dr. Anthony Weinert is a renowned and highly talented podiatrist who practices in Troy and Warren, Michigan. He attended Kent State University for his medical degree, and underwent his residency at St. John Health and Systems Doctors Hospital. In 2001, he opened Stop Feet Pain Fast, a state of the art clinic that combines top-notch medical treatments with holistic approaches in order to find the best solution for the patient. Dr. Weinert prides himself in not only solving ailments of the foot and ankle, but discovering the underlying conditions in the body that may cause that pain. His high-quality care, patient education, and concern for patient safety make patients feel comfortable and at ease.

2. Dr. Lila Massoumi

Dr. Lila Massoumi is a highly qualified psychiatrist in Bingham Farms, Michigan. She recieved her undergraduate degree at Duke University, and attended George Washington University in Washington D.C. For her medical degree. At a young age, Dr. Massoumi was drawn to mental health due to her wish to assist others in becoming the best version of themself possible. Along with her practice, she is the chair of the APA Caucus on Integrative Psychiatry.

3. Dr. Joshi James Alumkal

Dr. Joshi James Alumkal is one of the best oncologists in the state. He attended University of Texas for his B.A. in Biology, then the medical school at Baylor College. Since that time, he has taken on the role of Leader of the Prostate/Genitourinary Medical Oncology Section and the Associate Division Chief for Basic Research in the Hematology-Oncology Division at the University of Michigan Cancer Center. If that wasn’t enough, he is also a professor with tenure in the department of internal medicine. Though he specifically works with men with prostate cancer, he works tirelessly to link laboratory and clinical scientists so that they can develop more effective treatments together for all types of cancer.

4. Dr. Robert Budinsky (MiKids Pediatrics)

Dr. Robert Budinksy is a helpful and responsive pediatric doctor at MiKids Pediatrics who has been practicing pediatrics since 2012. He received his undergraduate degree at Xavier University, then moved to University of Toledo for medical school. He underwent his residency at a hospital nearby his current place of work at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, and even spent an additional year at the hospital as the Chief resident.

5. Dr. Abdul E. Effendi (Kidney Consultants of Michigan)

Dr. Abdul Effendi’s passion for Nephrology evolved from the personal experience of having a moving on dialysis. He graduated from the University of Aleppo, Faculty of Medicine in 1989. He trained in internal medicine and nephrology at the Henry Ford Hospital, and has now been practicing for over 20 years. Now, he is the Medical Director of the Macomb Regional Dialysis Center and is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

6. Dr. Joseph Prezzato (Michigan Institute of of OB/GYN)

Dr. Joseph Prezzato provides a wide variety of services– from adolescent and women’s care, to high risk pregnancy care, hormone replacement therapy and even surgical options. His board certified status helps him stand out from other OB/GYNs in the area. Aside from his practice, Dr. Prezzato is a Clinical Professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

7. Dr. Shelly Schendel (Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates)

Dr. Shelley Schendel was born and raised in the Metro Detroit area, where she now practices in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. She received her medical degree in 2005 from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, but her residency in internal medicine was completed at Clemens Regional Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Henry Ford Hospital, which brought her back home to Detroit. Now, she other than her work at Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, she works as the Director of the ICU at William Beaumont Grosse Pointe.

8. Dr. Anil Swami (Opthalmic Consultants if Michigan)

Dr. Anil Swami has an impressive background of schooling that makes him a great choice for patients looking for a quality ophthalmologist (or eye doctor) in the Troy area. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. His ophthalmology training occurred at Baylor College of Medicine. During his fellowship, Dr. Swami worked with Harvard Medical School professor Roger Steinert at the LASIK and Corneal Surgery and Disease at New England Eye Center Tufts University. With over 15 years of experience in ocular surgery behind him these days, Dr. Swami can help patients with the most difficult diseases of the eye.

9. Dr. Meredith J. Montero (Michigan Otorlaryngology Surgery Associates)

Dr. Meredith J. Montero is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and a post-graduate fellow of the American Laryngological Association. She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, and while she completed her Otolaryngology residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, she returned to Michigan to work at Michigan Otorlaryngology Surgery Associates. There, she specializes in laryngology.

10. Dr. Bradley Jones (Michigan Neurology Associates)

Dr. Bradley Jones joined Michigan Neurology Associates in 2011. He received his Bachelor of ScienceĀ  from Oakland University, then attended Wayne State University for a Master in Physician Assistant Studies. He is now certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and helps make the lives of his patients easier every day.