Michael Wheaton, MD completed his undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis and medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship training in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the University of Michigan. He joined the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2014 as a Clinical Lecturer. He was recently named as the Co-Director of the Adult and Pediatric Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Program.
His clinical interests focus on adult and pediatric Peripheral nerve and Brachial Plexus injuries, Spinal Cord injury including complex pulmonary, bowel, bladder and spasticity management, inpatient and outpatient Neurorehabilitation and comprehensive wound care. His research interests include peripheral nerve disorders and rehabilitation outcomes after peripheral nerve and spinal cord injury. He has authored several book chapters, peer-reviewed articles and has spoken internationally regarding advances in neurorehabilitation.