Michael Para

Michael Para, MD

  • Infectious Disease

Appointments: (614) 293-4854

About Me


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Infectious Disease
  • HIV
  • AIDS
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Herpesviridae Infections
  • Infection

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


General Medicine
University of Chicago School of Medicine
1/1/1974 - 6/30/1977


Infectious Disease
University of Chicago School of Medicine
7/1/1977 - 6/30/1978

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Infectious Disease)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Infectious Diseases


121 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
  • Knows My Medical History 5
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 5

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 26, 2018

Dr Para is fantastic, always attentive and listens. I never feel like I'm being rushed.

Reviewed on May 24, 2018

Dr. Para is fantastic! He always shows concern for my well-being and fully answers any questions I have.

Reviewed on May 20, 2018

The best!

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

pleasant, expert, empathetic, accommodating, proactive

Reviewed on May 09, 2018

Dr Para is the best Dr I've had to date living back In Ohio. He is kind, compassionate, listens to your health problems, and I am most grateful for his follow through on resolving my health issues.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018

Dr. Para always physically checks my body, asks good questions, alllows me to ask questions, and spends enough time with me.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018


Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

love them could ask for a better one , unless they were paying me ..

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

great doctor. compassionate knowledgeable and human

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2018

keeps me informed on my condition. takes time to listen to my concerns.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Para has reported no relationships with companies or entities.