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Michael J. Docktor | Education

Undergraduate School

University of Wisconsin

2001, Madison, WI

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

2005, Newark, NJ


Children's Hospital Los Angeles

2006, Los Angeles, CA


Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

2008, Los Angeles, CA


Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

2011, Boston, MA

Michael J. Docktor | Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (General)

Michael J. Docktor | Media

Caregiver Profile

Meet Dr. Michael Docktor

I simply love taking care of patients. I strive to help children and their families understand what might be causing their health problems by collaboratively working together to improve their condition. I am passionate about technology and excited about the opportunities to use digital health in educating, communicating and engaging with my patients.

Why I entered medicine: “Some of my earliest memories are of watching surgery on television with great interest and, as early as 4-years-old, asserting to anyone who would listen that I wanted “to be a doctor one day.” It wasn’t until around 10-years-old, when my sister was hospitalized, that I realized the incredible impact a doctor could have in someone’s life, particularly in the life of a sick child. From that point forward, there was never a question of what I was going to do with my life. And yes, the last name maybe helped a little…