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Michael H. Wood, M.D.

Michael H. WoodDr. Michael H. Wood is medical director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Harper University Hospital and of the American Bariatric Medicine Institute. Wood is one of the leading bariatric surgeons in the country and is the co-inventor of the patented Sapala-Wood Micropouch® gastric bypass procedure. Wood is also a clinical professor of surgery at Wayne State University.

Wood earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Indiana Tech in 1968. He graduated from Meharry Medical College and completed an internship, fellowship, and residency at DMC Harper University Hospital.

He has earned numerous honors and awards including Best Doc, Inc. HOUR Magazine, Detroit, Mich.; Faculty Research Award, Wayne State University; Theodore McGraw Clinical Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Wayne State University; and The Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Physician Leadership Award for outstanding community service. He is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Michigan State Medical Society, and Wayne County Medical Society, and he is recognized as a Bariatric Surgeon of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).