Aaron Michelfelder, M.D.
Vice Chair, Professor
Director of Undergraduate Education
Department of Family Medicine
Loyola University Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine
Dr. Michelfelder grew up in
Colorado, but moved to the Midwest to attend Northwestern University in Evanston,
Illinois. After undergraduate school, Dr. Michelfelder attended the Loyola
University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where he graduated at the top of his class.
During his Family Medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park
Ridge, Illinois, he was honored with the Mead Johnson Award from the American
Academy of Family Physicians as one of the top 20 Family Medicine residents in
the country. After serving as the Chief Resident of his program, he joined
us here at Loyola University Chicago. He has recently completed training
in Medical Acupuncture through UCLA/Helms Institute and has a strong interest in
traditional combined with alternative medicine. Additionally, his interest
include being a traditional family doctor by providing general medical care to
people of all ages, sports medicine, providing prenatal care and delivering
babies, preventive care, office-based procedures, obesity management and child
care. He also greatly enjoys teaching medical students and resident
physicians through the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine.
Dr. Michelfelder's special
interests include bioethics as related to national and international health
policies, especially concerning care of the underserved, as well as end-of-life
care, alternative medicine, and humane medical education. He has been on the
Loyola University Medical Center Ethics Committee
and an ethics consultant since 2000.