Roger Gietzen, MD; Resume
Email: doctor.roger@ healthy-mind-body.com
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Spiritual growth through medical doctoring.
2002.2005 Neurology Residency
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
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.
2015.2017 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 & 2019 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.
LECTURES – A SAMPLE:
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