Mike was born in Bangkok, Thailand but has resided in Virginia since 1971. He began working in healthcare after high school when he became employed by Portsmouth General Hospital as an emergency room technician, while also attending Old Dominion University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Mike enrolled as a graduate student at Old Dominion, while continuing to work in the emergency room and as a graduate research assistant in the biotechnology department. After graduating with a Master of Science in Biology, Mike worked for LifeNet. There, he processed many of the grafts that are used in orthopaedic surgery today.In 2001 Mike graduated from the inaugural Master of Physician Assistant program at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Upon graduation, he received the Eugene Stead Jr. Award. Mike is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Whether it is running, lifting weights, or playing basketball, he enjoys working out! Having experienced two knee surgeries and an Achilles tendon repair by Dr. Wardell, he understands the need and desire for people to get back to an active lifestyle. He has been working with Dr. Wardell since 2001. Mike and his wife Traci reside in Suffolk and have three children.
5818 D Harbour View Blvd., Ste. 150
Suffolk, VA 23435
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