Mike Santarelli, MD
Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
College: University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Mike grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina as the middle child in a large Italian family. He pursued his undergraduate degree at UNCW earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then studied at Wake Forest University for a Masters in Biomedical Science and continued his medical training at Wake Forest School of Medicine. While a medical student at Wake, Mike developed a passion for pediatrics and was excited to choose it as his specialty. Prior to medical school, Mike met his now wife, Taylor, as a blind date at a friend’s wedding. Their little family is for now complete with their puppy, Kensie. Outside of medicine, Michael is passionate about running, his family’s tradition of wine making, and the latest trending Netflix series.