Collin Michels, MD

  • Emergency Medicine


As a physician specially trained in emergency medicine, Collin Michels, MD leads a team of expert health care clinicians who treat people with illnesses or injuries that could be life-threatening or pose an immediate risk to their health and well-being. Injury or illness can be caused by disease, infection, stroke, heart attack, or bodily trauma, and may include symptoms such as fevers, vomiting, bleeding, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness and pain. He speaks with patients, obtains lab tests and imaging, such as X-rays to diagnose the injury or illness and provides necessary treatment.  

Whether it is a life-threatening event, such as a heart attack, or a condition needing rapid treatment, such as pneumonia, Dr. Michels attentively and compassionately listens to all patients to understand their health care needs and provide the most advanced medical care available.

Dr. Michels’ interests include emergency department operations, interdepartmental collaboration, resident education, and pediatric emergencies. 

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Medical School
  • University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, CA