Michael R. Book, MD

Family Medicine
5480 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 Get Directions

Annual Membership Fee

450.00per quarter
900.00per semi-annual
1,800.00per year

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.

Dr. Book's Credentials

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Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Family Medicine 1990-1992

Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Family Medicine 1989-1990

Medical School:
Duke University Medical School
Durham, NC
Doctorate of Medicine 1989
Duke University Scholar of Pathology Award 1988

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts, Natural Sciences 1985
Beneficial Hudson Scholar 1983-1985

American Board of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Clinical Instructor, MUSC Department of Family Medicine
Chairman of Family Medicine, Bons Secours St. Francis Hospital 1997-1999
American Academy of Family Practice
South Carolina
Preventive and Wellness Care, Heart Disease, Geriatrics, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Detection and Cancer Treatment
Sailing, exercising, photography and gardening
from Nancy March 24, 2017 for Michael R. Book, MD

My husband and I love Dr. Book. He is attentive, kind, caring and always available to answer questions or assist us.

from Patricia March 23, 2017 for Michael R. Book, MD

It gives me such great comfort to know that Dr. Book is there for us. He is always generous with his time and wisdom. To know that we can count on Dr. Book when we have a question or a concern has been wonderful. Thank you Dr. Book for being an exceptional person!

from Kathleen March 22, 2017 for Michael R. Book, MD

Dr. Book is extraordinary! He listens. He tells you what all the test results mean. He is so kind. He helped me while I was under stress while dealing with my husbands declining health. His office staff are the BEST.

from Toni in FL March 16, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

My Husband and I are traveling around the United States in our motorhome. Dr. Book has been unbelievable in helping me when I had an ER experience in New Iberia, LA and needed a hand specialist in Santa Fe, NM. He was right there to help me in these crisis situations.

from Elizabeth in SC March 12, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

We have been patients of Michael Book since 1996/7. During this time Michael has treated all members of our family. His patience, gentle manner and great diagnostic ability have served us well. We are now full time residents of Kiawah Island and have the greatest confidence in our medical care:entrusted to Michael Book. In both minor and major medical need Michael's diagnosis,… See more

from Deanna in SC March 8, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

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 in July. He also cares for my Mother Grace (89), and my husband William (72) and me. He is always available, even out of town. Bill had an infection this year in his jaw bone after an extraction of a wisdom tooth. Even though Dr. Book was in California… See more

from Cecelia in DC February 24, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

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

Your gentle, caring interest in my health is most sincere,
You're professional, thorough, honest and those qualities keep me here.

To lose the care of you, fine Doc, would spell CATASTROPHE,
For you, alone, made me agree to a 2nd colonoscopy!

So I… See more

from Joyce in SC February 22, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

Dr. Book,
Thanks for your caring manner. Gerry and I have been with you for a long time and we have the utmost confidence in your assessment of our health care and medical needs. You have always directed us to good specialists and followed up to see that we were doing well. You are always generous with your time and we feel lucky to have you as our doctor.

from Barbara Lynn in SC February 20, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

My experience with Dr. Book has been nothing less than OUTSTANDING. He returns phone calls, even if I am at my second residence in New Jersey, that day. No question or concern of mine is considered trivial. He makes himself readily available. Dr. Book spends TIME with me. He asks questions, so that he knows my lifestyle as well as my general health. He appears to be an excellent… See more

from A J in SC February 20, 2014 for Michael R. Book, MD

Thanks Dr. Mike for being there for all of us. You can always count on Mike for a through and accurate exam and referral if necessary. Look forward to you being there for us for a long time.

Annual Membership Fee

450.00per quarter
900.00per semi-annual
1,800.00per year