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Undergraduate: Cornell University
Graduate School: Brooklyn College
Medical School: Wake Forest University


Brooklyn, NY

Michael grew up in Brooklyn, New York and attended Cornell University for his undergraduate degree in English. After graduating, he joined the NYC Teaching Fellows and taught middle school for two years. He redirected towards medicine thereafter, completing science coursework and working in clinical research in the VA system in New York. He moved down south to enroll in the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Michael enjoys pickup basketball, racket sports, board games, and exploring the Triangle with his wife.

Michael Gelinas, MD, MSEd