Michael J. Siegel, M.D.

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Michael J. Siegel, M.D.

Michael J. Siegel, M.D. is an ophthalmologist specializing in the management and treatment of glaucoma and cataracts.

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 Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at both Wayne State University School of Medicine and Oakland University/William Beaumont School of Medicine. He is co-chief of the glaucoma service at Oakland University/William Beaumont School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and part of the teaching faculty of both the Kresge Eye Institute and the Beaumont Eye Institute, where he works weekly with the residents. He is on the medical staff of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), William Beaumont Hospital, St. John Hospital and is a part of the Wayne State University Physicians Group. He also holds operative privileges through the Eye Surgery Center of Michigan.

Dr. Michael J. Siegel has written for peer-reviewed publications and made numerous presentations nationally. He has a special interest in resident education as well as in the complex surgical management of combined cataract and glaucoma issues. 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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