Roger Gietzen, MD; Resume


Phone: 586-838-0404


Email: doctor.roger@

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Spiritual growth through medical doctoring.


2002.2005    Neurology Residency
University of Utah, Salt Lake City

2002.2001    Internship
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

1997.2001     Medical Degree
Wayne State University, College of Medicine, Detroit, MI

1993.1997     Bachelors of Science, Biology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


2013.Present     Healthy Mind Body, A Mind Body Spirit Clinic
Sole service provider and owner of a spiritually, home based medical clinic which provides care directly to the Northern Michigan area and remotely to the global community.

2015.Present     PIH, Univesity Hospital Mirebalais, Mirebalais, Haiti
Neurology Professor. Committed to train Haitian doctors to be neurologists, to meet the health needs of their country. Clinic and hospital based neurology care as well as basic neurology teaching is offered at this location.

2015.Present     McLaren Northern Michigan, Petoskey, MI

2014.2015     Fort Wayne Neurological Center, Fort Wayne, IN

2013.2014     Wyoming Medical Center, Casper, WY

2010.2014     Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic
Staff neurologist at this non-profit, free clinic offering comprehensive medical care, including free medications, to the under served in the Pontiac Michigan area.

2010.2013     Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Practicing as a general neurologist both in the clinic and hospital setting.

2009.2013    Roger C. Gietzen, MD, PC, Rochester Hills, MI
An integrative medical clinic, combining Neurology and Mind Body Medicine clinic. Offering neurology evaluations and treatments as well as unique mind body medical counseling services focused on cultivating health and happiness.

2006.2009    Roger C. Gietzen, MD, PC, Petoskey, MI
Offered pediatric and adult neurological evaluations and treatments including: EMG, EEG, Botulinum Injections, Neurostimulator interrogation (DBS & VNS), Spinal Pain Injections and Nerve Blocks.

2005.2006     Neurology North, PC, Petoskey, MI
Developed above general neurology skills during first year as a board eligible neurologist with guidance from the founder, Dr. Donald Roth, a neurologist with over twenty years experience.


2010.2013     Stroke Program Director, Borgess Medical Center
Director of this JACHO certified comprehensive stroke center, which is a more than 400 bed hospital.

2005.2009     Stroke Program Director, Northern Michigan Hospital
Lead the hospital based stroke program, which became a JACHO Certified stroke

2009     Neurology Department Head, Northern Michigan Hospital

2009     Neurophysiology Lab Director, Northern Michigan Hospital


2017.Present     Founder and President of Global Freedom Project
After initial success with self-funded, freelance humanitarian work in Haiti, this nonprofit was created to help further the goals of serving the poor and needy with innovative, sustainable, holistic solutions.

2007.2008     General Building Contractor
Acted as a general contractor for the building of my personal residence, which included participating in the design, planning, organization and building of a custom energy efficient home.

1998     Kaplan Education Center Instructor
Instructed high school students on preparation for college entry examinations such as the SAT and ACT.

1997     Chef and Kitchen Manager
Supervised kitchen cleaning, maintenance, managed the kitchen budget and prepared daily meals for approximately forty undergraduate students in a fraternity setting.

1993.1997     Downhill Ski Instructor
Taught large group and private ski lessons to people of all ages and abilities at Nubs Nob Ski Resort, Harbor Springs, MI.


2013     Oakland University, Integrative Holistic Medicine Undergraduate Course, Auburn Hills, MI
Invited as a guest lecturer to teach the basic principles and practices of mind body spirit medicine.

2010.2013    Borgess Medical Center, Stroke Program Education, Kalamazoo, MI
Multiple lectures given on stroke evaluation and management to educate medical doctors, EMS providers and the general public.

2005.2013     National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Various Locations in MI
Provided annual lectures to the general public through the local MS Society Chapter.

2007.2009     Parkinson’s Support Group of Petoskey, MI
Provided education regarding Parkinson’s Disease to the general public.

2005.2009    Stroke Program Lectures, Northern Michigan Hospital
Performed multiple annual lectures to doctors, nurses and the general public to enhance stroke education.


1996    University of Michigan Emergency Medicine Laboratory
Studied the efficacy of multiple resuscitation paradigms for the management of hemorrhage using a porcine model.

1992    Drexel University Biology Department, Philadelphia, PA
Worked in a basic biological science laboratory studying growth and development of leatherback turtles.


1993     Petoskey High School, Petoskey, MI

1994    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
William J Branstrom Honors Award