Michael Garbee, MD

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About the Doctor

Specialty:  General Neurology

Medical School:
American University of the Caribbean
St Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

Internship:
(Surgery) Albert Einstein University College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Residency:
(Neurology) LSU School of Medicine- New Orleans, LA
Charity Hospital- Medical Center of New Orleans
(closed fully in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina disaster)

(Neurology) Medical College of Virginia/ Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Military:
Rank Lieutenant Colonel- Georgia  Army National Guard

(deployed): Operation Iraqi Freedom- support of Iraq war/ Fort Bragg
Operation Enduring Freedom- Afghanistan
Operation Enduring Sentinel- Afghanistan/ Kuwait

Awards:
University of Richmond Board of Trustees President’s Medal (2006)- recognition of outstanding service to community and the nation during the Katrina disaster in New Orleans, LA

Position:
General Neurologist at Lakeview Healthcare System

Personal:
Dr Garbee is the proud father of six beautiful children.  He is a commissioned officer and actively drilling member of an Army National Guard Infantry Brigade and a three- time deployed combat veteran of two foreign wars.  His main interests include music, playing guitar, scuba diving, martial arts and general aviation.  He has participated in several Christian-based relief mission trips throughout the Caribbean and Central America, mainly in Haiti, Guatemala and Honduras.   As a lifelong athlete and avid sports fan he believes that regular physical activity and a healthy diet could prevent the vast majority of general disease and illness in Western society.  Dr. Garbee also holds a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Sport Science. He feels being a physician is a privilege and an honor and strives daily to meet the medical and neurological  needs of his patients.