Edmond, OK—Prominently featured Michael L. Winzenread, MD, is acknowledged as a Top Pinnacle Professional for his contributions to the field of Family Medicine.
Dr. Winzenread began his educational journey at the University of Oklahoma where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in pre-medical studies and English literature. He then attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1975 where he received his medical degree (M.D.) and completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine. He finished his internship in 1976 and served as a Navy doctor for seven years in the U.S. Navy and is a Vietnam-era veteran. Reaching the rank of Lieutenant Commander, the doctor served active duty from 1976 until 1978, and then returned to the campus of the University of Oklahoma Medical School to complete his last two years of residency in Family Medicine.
Based in Edmond, Oklahoma, Dr. Winzenread is in private practice and has more than 47 years of experience in the field. He treats adult patients with various health issues and disorders and has worked as an expert witness since 1986 in criminal; civil; and Workers’ Compensation court cases, both for the plaintiff and defendant sides. He also works with the Department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service as a civil surgeon, providing physicals to legal immigrants obtaining green cards and/or citizenship.
According to Dr. Winzenread, family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to the comprehensive health care of people of all ages. The specialist is called a Family Physician or a Family Doctor and is often the first person the patient sees when seeking health care services. They examine and treat patients with a wide variety of conditions and refer those with serious illness to a specialist or appropriate facility.
Dedicate to providing the latest innovations in his field, the doctor is a member of the American Medical Association; the Oklahoma State Medical Association; the Oklahoma County Medical Society; and the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Aside from his professional pursuits, Dr. Winzenread is a professional singer and has performed at Carnegie Hall and other venues around the country. He is a founder and a board member of “Healthy Schools OK”, which provides playground equipment as well as medical expertise and dental expertise to the local elementary schools. He also volunteers at the Good Shepherd Free Clinic at the First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City on a monthly basis.