Michael R. Book, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

As a physician, my goal is to help you achieve and enjoy the healthiest, most vibrant and rewarding life possible.

As an educator, I encourage you to become a well-informed participant and consumer of health care.

As a partner in fitness, I am your coach, helping you achieve your wellness goals.

As an MDVIP physician, I have the time to partner with you to enhance and protect your well-being.

Physician Profile


Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts, Natural Sciences 1985
Beneficial Hudson Scholar 1983-1985
Medical School
Duke University Medical School
Durham, NC
Doctorate of Medicine 1989
Duke University Scholar of Pathology Award 1988
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Family Medicine 1989-1990
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Family Medicine 1990-1992


South Carolina

Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Family Practice

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Clinical Instructor, MUSC Department of Family Medicine
Chairman of Family Medicine, Bons Secours St. Francis Hospital 1997-1999

Hospital Affiliations

Medical University of South Carolina


Preventive and Wellness Care, Heart Disease, Geriatrics, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Detection and Cancer Treatment
Sailing, exercising, photography and gardening


American Board of Family Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Toni

    My Husband and I are traveling around the United States in our motorhome. Dr. Book has been unbelievable in helping me when I had...

  • Member: Elizabeth

    We have been patients of Michael Book since 1996/7. During this time Michael has treated all members of our family. His patience...

  • Member: Deanna

    Dr. Book helped save my father's life at the age of 93 when Dad had an infection in one of his heart valves. Father will be 100 ...

  • Member: Cecelia

    Dr. Book, when you decided to join MDVIP, I knew without the slightest doubt your program was for me. Your gentle, caring interes...