Dr. Michael Lindley is an internal medicine physician who currently practices as a hospitalist. He is a graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine and completed a residency at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a biology, chemistry, and microbiology graduate of Missouri State University and holds a Masters of Public Health degree in Health Systems Management from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Growing up in Visalia, California, Michael played an integral role in his family's emergency and natural disaster support business for over fifteen years, entering a partnership with the company during his senior year of high school. While pursuing a career as a physician, Michael maintained continuous employment in a variety of settings throughout his educational path which has given him invaluable experience and leadership training. His career interests are practicing in the field of internal medicine as a hospitalist/nocturnist with a particular interest in critical care patients. Additional professional interests include healthcare administration and leadership. Michael is married and has two young daughters attending the Academy of the Sacred Heart. His wife, Leslie, is an emergency medicine physician and is the director of the emergency department at Louisiana State University's Lallie Kemp Medical Center and also practices at University Medical Center New Orleans.