About Michael Michel

Dr. Michael Michel who is a board-certified surgeon in General Surgery. He also completed a fellowship in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He served in the US Air Force early in his career as a Pararescueman (PJ). This experience motivated him to eventually become a General Surgeon. He started performing bariatric surgery in 2008. He also has extensive experience in all aspects of general surgery and has advanced training in minimally invasive esophageal surgery. His primary interests are anti-reflux surgery, bariatric surgery, and robotic surgery. He also performs all types of general surgery including hernia, gallbladder, and colon surgery, and of course prefers to do these laparoscopically or robotically when feasible.


Medical School
University of Miami School of Medicine

Keesler Medical Center

Orlando Regional Medical Center

University of Florida Shands

Certifications & Memberships

Dr. Michael Michel is a board-certified surgeon specializing in anti-reflux, bariatric and robotic surgery.



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions


  • LINX Procedure
  • TIF Procedure
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastric Pacer
  • Heller Myotomy

Conditions Treated

  • GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • LaryngoPharyngeal Reflux (LPR)
  • achalasia
  • gastroparesis
  • and esophageal and gastric cancer are also disorders of the foregut.


Hernia Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Office Locations

295A Midland Parkway
Suite 120
Summerville, SC 29485
Phone: (843) 875-8994
Fax: (843) 875-8981

Accepted Insurance

We will submit claims to most major insurance carriers. Please bring your insurance card and I.D. with you to every visit so we can ensure that our records are accurate. We recommend that you call your insurance company to verify that we participate with your plan. Please notify us if you have any change in your name, phone number, address, or insurance as soon as it occurs. And please be prepared to present your insurance card at every visit.