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Michael Edward Felver, MD, currently serves Cleveland Clinic in multiple capacities. He is Medical Director for the Center for Rehabilitation, a Physician in the Department of General Internal Medicine, a Mentor for the Science Internship Program, Geriatrics Teaching Attending for Residents, Geriatrics Teaching Attending for Aging Adult Curriculum and a Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Clinical Mentor.
Dr. Felver has published a number of articles on topics such as alcoholism, urinary tract infections and thrombolysis. His specialty interest is infectious disease.
He joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1988 as a Medical Resident. Prior to that, he was a Research Fellow and Research Chemist in the Laboratory of Metabolism and Molecular Biology for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Dr. Felver graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and earned his medical degree from George Washington University. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Society for General Internal Medicine and the American Medical Directors Association.
Awards & Honors
Best Physicians, Internal Medicine, Cleveland magazine, 2006-2008
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