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Neurologist Shon George Michael, MBBS, Joins UVM Health Network CVMC

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Release Date: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Shon George Michael, MBBSBerlin, VT – Dr. Shon George Michael is joining The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center Neurology medical group practice.

He received his MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), equivalent to an M.D., at St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore, India. The medical college is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore. He completed an internship and was a junior resident in the medical intensive care unit at St. John’s Hospital. 

Dr. Michael completed a transitional year at Yale-New Haven Medical Center and did his residency in neurology at the Yale University School of Medicine. He also did a fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine/VA Connecticut Healthcare System. During his fellowship, Dr. Michael performed research in the VA healthcare system looking at compliance with ALS guidelines on a national level.

“We are pleased to have a neurologist of Dr. Michael’s caliber join our Neurology group,” said President and CEO Judy Tartaglia.

Dr. Michael is certified by the American Academy of Neurology. His special interests include neurotoxin injections, neuromuscular medicine, peripheral neuropathy, headaches and dystonia. 

“I chose to work at a community hospital affiliated with a university and its resources,” said Dr. Michael, “because it is at a community hospital that I feel I can make the biggest impact.”

He joins Jamie Krantz, M.D. and Deborah Black M.D. in The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center Neurology practice located in Building A on the CVMC campus in Berlin, Vermont.

Dr. Michael just recently married Sonal Bhalla in July. Dr. Bhalla is a rheumatologist currently in a fellowship program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. In his spare time, Dr. Michael also enjoys playing bass guitar and hiking. 

The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center is part of a four-hospital system established to deliver high quality academic medicine to every community we serve. Our partners are: The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, The University of Vermont Medical Center and Elizabethtown Community Hospital. For more information, visit UVMHealth.org/CVMC