Michael Weisberg was born and raised in wild and wonderful Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Weisberg graduated in 1981 from Vanderbilt University Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. He earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1985 and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
He has been in private practice in Plano, Texas, since 1991. He has been recognized as a ‘Super-Doctor’ by Texas Monthly and named to D Magazine’s list of best doctors eight times. Dr. Weisberg also serves as a board member of Digestive Health Associates of Texas.
His first novel, The Hospitalist (2014), was a prescient and humorous thriller about the practice of medicine in modern times. In 2016, Dr. Weisberg was selected to give a TedTalk on How the Art of Medicine Became a Business in the 21st Century. He is currently writing his third novel. He has written many short stories and poems, some of which can be viewed on his blog.
He and his wife, Sheryl, live in Dallas and have three children.
- American College of Gastroenterology
- Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
- Texas Medical Association
- Dallas County Medical Society
- North Texas Chapter - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America