Dr Michael Book has taken care of my husband and me for over a decade. While there are many accolades I could expound on, Dr Book’s attribute that best defines him is that he is never satisfied.. Whether it is lowering my husband’s cholesterol, detecting reasons behind my osteoporosis or constantly monitoring the opportunities for new drugs, Dr Book is proactive. He looks at all alternatives… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
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.
Dr. Book's Credentials
Duke University Medical Center
Family Medicine 1990-1992
Duke University Medical Center
Family Medicine 1989-1990
Duke University Medical School
Doctorate of Medicine 1989
Duke University Scholar of Pathology Award 1988
Johns Hopkins University
Bachelor of Arts, Natural Sciences 1985
Beneficial Hudson Scholar 1983-1985
Chairman of Family Medicine, Bons Secours St. Francis Hospital 1997-1999
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Testimonials from patients of Dr. Book
My wife, Judy Hubbard started screaming one evening about 5:30 after gardening ouutsidee. She reported something was making an awful drumming noise in her ear. After trying to flush it without success we called Dr. Michael Book's cell phone and he answered in his car on his way home at 6pm. He turned around to meet us at his office and after several efforts to calm my wife finally flushed… See more
We have been seeing Michael for almost 20 years! He has always been there for us!
Michael is the most thoughtful, thorough and knowledgeable physician we have ever used, and we look forward to the wonderful relationship we have with him continuing for many years.
I trust Dr. Book absolutely. I trust he will always give me all options and associated risk/reward. I trust his judgment, knowledge and experience as they relate to my particular situation. He is a professional’s professional. Responsive on all communications, with great sense of urgency towards meeting my needs. In particular, I see him research minded, working to keep upto date on medical… See more
I trust him. That's big. Dr. Book is my go to guy for anything health related. He is proactive regarding any heath concerns or questions I may have.
Always with first hand knowledge and the highest qualified recommendations. Don't know where we would be without him.
Fortunately, I have not had any significant medical needs, but I know a number of people for whom Dr. Book has made life-saving diagnoses.
Not very long ago my husband wasn't feeling well and was running a small fever. At about 10 pm his fever spiked to 105. Most doctors would be difficult to reach at that hour but not Dr. Michael Book. He answered my call to his cellphone immediately. After listening to our situation he urged me to get my husband to the hospital immediately. When I suggested we go the next morning he… See more