Michael J. Siegel, M.D.

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Michael J. Siegel, M.D.

Medical School – Wayne State University, School of Medicine – Detroit, MI Ophthalmology Residency/Chief Resident – Kresge Eye Institute at Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
Glaucoma Fellowship – Mt. Sinai Medical Center, NY, NY

A native of the Detroit area, he attended Michigan State University’s Honors College where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Following a year of research at the Harvard Institute of Medicine in Boston, he received his M.D. from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. Dr. Siegel completed his internship at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit and his ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University, where he served as Chief Resident. Following his residency, Dr. Siegel completed his glaucoma fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. Prior to joining the Glaucoma Center of Michigan, Dr. Siegel spent a post-fellowship year at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Under the guidance of Garry P. Condon, M.D., he focused on the surgical management of complicated anterior segment issues, cataracts and glaucoma.

Dr. Siegel is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Oakland University/William Beaumont School of Medicine where he is co-chief of the glaucoma service in the Department of Ophthalmology where he teaches and lectures residents extensively. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and part of the teaching faculty at both Wayne State University School of Medicine and Michigan State University, School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is on the medical staff of the William Beaumont Hospital, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Hospital. He also holds operative privileges through the Eye Surgery Center of Michigan and Straith Hospital.

Dr. Siegel also serves as the young ophthalmology chair of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS). He has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and written multiple book chapters on both glaucoma and complex anterior segment surgery. He regularly lectures both locally and nationally and has a special interest in resident education as well as in the complex surgical management of combined cataract and glaucoma issues. He was also the recipient of the distinguished Raymond R. Margherio, MD Teaching Award given by the Oakland University/Beaumont residents to the mentor and educator of the year.

Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and a member of the American Glaucoma Society (AGS). He also is a member of the Association for Vision Research (ARVO), American Medical Society, Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) and Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS).

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