Dr. Michael Flohr, MD

Dr. Michael Flohr, M.D. D.A.A.O.
(Board Certified Ophthalmologist)

Educational Background

"I've worked and studied hard to get to where I am today. My education is ongoing, because I want to make sure I can offer my patients the best vision care possible. In the field of eyecare there are new developments daily. In light of this, I regularly attend continuing education courses, to keep current in the latest procedures and treatments in ophthalmology."

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Magna Cum Laude, 1976
M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980
Internship, Marshfield Clinic, St. Joseph Hospital, 1980-81
Residency, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 1981-1984
Continuing Education, 50 hours of accredited ongoing education each year

Professional Organizations

"Professional group memberships are another way I work to keep current on new developments in ophthalmology. And more important, my board certification is a way my patients can be assured that I'm providing them with a level of care they can feel good about."

Board Certified, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Member, American Medical Association
Member, American Society to Prevent Blindness
Member, Michigan State Medical Society
Member, Barry County Medical Society (Past President)
Member, Michigan Ophthalmic Society

Author and Lecturer

"To enlarge knowledge - whether it is of my peers or of the public, by word of mouth or by the written word-is a responsibility I feel obligated to fulfill because I was privileged to graduate from medical school where others taught their knowledge and experience."

Author, Articles for Ophthalmology (professional journal)
Lecturer, Numerous community lectures on diabetes, cataracts, and glaucoma
"If you know of any group or organization that would like to have me come and speak about any of these, or other eye related topics please feel free to let the staff or myself know and I will be happy to make arrangements to make a presentation."

Serving His Community

"We do not live on an island, isolated and insulated from those around us. A doctor must give as well as receive. I am proud of the effort I have made to help my fellow man."

In his community:
Hastings Lions Club: Member 20 years, President 2 years
State Diabetic Awareness Program for Lions Club Chairman 5 years
Boy Scouts Committee Chairman 8 years, District Finance Chairman 4 years
Coordinator of Cub Scout Day Hike in Hastings, Michigan 15 years
Venture Crew Advisor 5 years
QDMA: President 4 years

Helping others abroad: travels to Honduras and El Salvador to perform surgery for individuals in need.