Michael Bihari, MD

Board-certified pediatrician

Expertise

Pediatrics, Medical writing, Aging issues

Education

University of Pennsylvania, Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago

Highlights

Throughout my career, I have been committed to making sure that consumers receive the information they need to make informed decisions about their health. One of my greatest joys is to share my health-related knowledge and experience in a way that engages people and helps simplify their journey through the healthcare system.

— Michael Bihari, MD

Experience

Michael Bihari, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering aging issues. Over his career, he's held executive positions in three managed care companies, including the executive director of one of the largest community health centers in New York City. He also has years of consulting work with pharmaceutical companies and health-related Internet start-ups. 

Education

Mike received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He also completed his pediatric training at the University of Chicago and served as pediatric chief resident. Mike is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Medical Writers Association.

Verywell Mind Editorial Process

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Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, therapists, health journalists, and other mental health experts. These individuals are specifically selected for both their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

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