In 2001, Michel received his Physiotherapy diploma from the Institute of Paramedical Sciences – Jounieh. Afterwards in 2002, he received a Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy from the Lebanese University. He got employed in 2003 at Société Georges & Antoine Gannage Ste. for around 2 years as a salesperson and trainer on all Physiotherapy and Medical Aesthetic equipment namely Endermology and Laser treatments for Medical Doctors, Physiotherapists and Aestheticians.
He opened his Private physiotherapy clinic in 2004 that he is still running till date.
In 2005, Michel moved to Medica group as a Senior Salesperson and got promoted to different positions throughout the years to be the BUM of the equipment department in Lebanon. Completing studies in Management and getting an MBA in 2012 from AUCE helped him in developing his management and leadership skills. He then became Area Sales Manager by heading the equipment department in the Levant region.
Michel is a dedicated evidence-based practitioner and continues to supplement his education through research, professional webinars and continuous education courses in Physiotherapy and management.
In 2016 he was elected as a council member in OPTL for three years. This was an opportunity for him to dedicate his time – with the guidance of a visionary president and the help of all council members – in uplifting the image of the physiotherapist in the Lebanese society and specifically in the medical field, as well as turning OPTL into a modern body by being a real home for all Lebanese physiotherapists. He works in order to serve and protect physiotherapists’ rights by striving to establish a unified unit to best attain national goals.
As he believes that education is one of his key successes, Michel enrolled as a DPT student in2017 at the Lebanese German University (Sahel Alma).
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