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Dr. Sherif Michael, MD

Dr. Sherif Michael, MD

Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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About Me

Dr. Michael enjoyed his time in Shreveport so much that he chose to return to the Shreveport-Bossier community after practicing Gastroenterology in California. He had completed his undergraduate bachelor’s degree in neuroscience at the University of California Riverside, followed by a master’s degree in Biological Sciences/Neuroscience at Cal Poly Pomona. From there he proceeded to Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., for a post-baccalaureate program. He earned his MD/MBBS degree from Ochsner School of Medicine/University of Queensland (New Orleans/Australia). 

Following medical school, he remained at LSU Health in Shreveport for a Gastroenterology fellowship and where he was named chief fellow. This is just one of many honors including the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Award of Excellence, graduating at the top of his medical class. He also received the Dean’s Commendation for High Academic Achievement during medical school. 

During his academic career Dr. Michael served as a teaching associate and tutor and participated in several research projects on Gastroenterology subjects and delivered both poster projects and oral presentations. Several additional projects focused on quality improvement processes. 

Dr. Michael is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians. 

In addition to work as a physician, Dr. Michael has provided planning and support for his family’s international business and has also performed volunteer work in New Orleans, Los Angeles and Australia.

Dr. Michael and his wife have two daughters. When not busy in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, cooking and a variety of sports, including tennis, golf and basketball.


  • Fellowship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Internship: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Medical School: The University of Queensland

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine

Insurance Accepted

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AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People's Health
United Healthcare Dual Complete

Conditions Treated

Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Arteriovenous malformation / AVM
Barrett's Esophagus
Celiac Disease
Chronic Diarrhea
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
Hiatal Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Rectal Bleeding
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach Diseases
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss

Procedures Performed

Chronic Care Management
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Dilatation
Esophageal Manometry
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Physical Examination
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Upper GI Series