Dr. Michael W. Yorek graduated from Baylor University in 1989 with a major
in chemistry. He then attended medical school at the University of Texas
Medical Branch at Galveston, where he also completed his residency. Dr.
Yorek spent eight years as a staff physician in the United States Air
Force. His titles prior to being honorably discharged as a Major in 2004
include Chief of Aerospace Medicine to the 2nd Medical Operations Squadron,
and Chief of the Medical Staff to the 319th Air Expeditionary Group in
the Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron. He is Board Certified in
family medicine and a member of several professional organizations including
the American Academy of Family Physicians, Louisiana Academy of Family
Physicians and Louisiana State Medical Society.