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Occupational Medicine, Workers' Compensation/L&I, Sports Medicine

Dr. Michael Santoro is a board-certified occupational medicine expert. He specializes in determining the cause and treatment of work-related conditions, including injuries, illnesses, and the effects of exposure. He also works to manage and resolve complicated and long-standing workers’ compensation cases.

Dr. Santoro received his undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, and his medical degree from Albany Medical College. After a rotating internship and a tour of duty in the Air Force, he moved to the Detroit area, gaining experience in work-related medicine. He was a company physician for Ford Motor Company and went to the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, where he received specialty training in occupational medicine. He is board-certified in occupational medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Santoro enjoys cooking, playing the violin, and walking his Corgi when he is not seeing patients.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • Master of Public Health: University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Doctor of Medicine: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Residency: University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Board Certification: American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine
“It is comforting when one is suffering so many disparities resulting from an injury to have a doctor and staff who listen, treat you with respect and dignity. I also appreaciate their level of knowledge which facilitates communication with insurance companies.”
– Rosemary R.