Michael Reitz, DO
- Mood Disorders
- Substance Use Disorders
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- Adult psychiatry
What is your practice philosophy? Meet every patient where they are at and give them the attention and care you would want for a loved one.
What are you passionate about? And why? I am passionate about giving back to my community, my friends, and my family.
If I wasn’t a provider, I would be a: If I wasn’t a physician, I would be a pilot so I could explore the world.
Why did you become a provider? When did you know this was the career for you? I really enjoy learning about biological sciences and being able to apply my knowledge to help others.
Something I have learned from my patients is: You have never seen it all. There are always new experiences and new surprises; each patient has a story to tell.
One of the challenges of this career that I enjoy is (and why): We learn more about the brain all the time; we are never “done” learning!
My personal health goal is: Maintain cardio exercises 5 days per week
What is the best thing you’ve done for your health or the best health advice you’ve received? Kept up with weight training 3-4 times per week
What are you most proud of? I am proud of my wife. She is very accomplished and I am lucky to have met her.
What are a few of your personal achievements? I designed and built my own custom computer & computer case (from wood!)
Years of experience
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Major health plans we participate in
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we participate in
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)