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Michaela A. West, MD, PhD, FACS

I'm always striving to find even better ways to deliver care to all.
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Approach To Care

Dr. Michaela West has been in practice for more than 2 decades, with a breadth of experience in emergency surgery and treatment of complicated infections.



  • Bachelors Science in Biochemistry – University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Doctor of Medicine – Loyola Stritch School Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Surgery/Biochemistry/Biometry – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • General Surgery – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery – General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery – Critical Care


  • Adjunct Professor Surgery University of Minnesota
  • Association of Women Surgeons Research Foundation Board of Directors
  • Surgical Infection Society Research Foundation Board of Directors
  • Shock Society Treasurer


Dr. West is an avid runner and skier. She enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren.