After receiving a BS in Biological Sciences and a BA in Asian American Studies from the University of California Irvine in 2009, Michael then began pursuing a career in health care. He entered the Master Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) at the University of California San Francisco in 2011, where he completed his nursing education. He then worked as a RN on telemetry at San Francisco General and then in the operating room at the VA Medical Center in San Francisco. He then completed his Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program at UCSF in 2015. While doing his NP student clinical rotations with the Inpatient Liver Transplant team at Stanford, Michael found a team and clinical specialty that fascinated and continuously challenged him. Upon graduation from UCSF he immediately joined the inpatient Liver Transplant Team at Stanford which had expanded to include inpatient Gastroenterology patients as well. Currently, Michael continues inpatient work on the same team. In addition to liver transplant and gastroenterology, he is also has interests in Infectious Disease, Neprhology and teaching. In addition to inpatient clinical work, Michael is an Instructor (didactically and clinically) for the UCSF MEPN program and precepts UCSF AGACNP students. He was nominated for the Advanced Practice Provider Preceptor of the Award in 2019.

Clinical Focus

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Liver Transplant
  • Gastroenterology

Honors & Awards

  • Stanford APP Preceptor of the Year Nominee, Stanford Center for Advance Practice Providers (2019)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (2015)
  • Professional Education: University of California San Francisco (2015) CA United States of America