Michelle grew up in Illinois and moved to Northern Virginia in 2008. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree. She received her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. She has experience in liver disease and general gastroenterology and works under the supervision of our physicians to evaluate and treat many different types of gastrointestinal disorders. She has also completed training in health coaching and is interested in using nutrition to help patients achieve better health. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends.