Dr. Mikhail Artamonov, referred affectionately and syllable-saving as “Dr A” has a complex and woven background but is guided by one simple credo: the practice of Good Medicine. He believes that new medical technologies not only make medicine more effective but can actually make it more personal. He is the visionary and inspiration behind MJA HealthCare Network. Born in Moscow, Russia, his earliest experience was as an Ob-Gyn Nursing Aide… at the age of 14.
Dr A then earned his medical degree at the prestigious 1st Moscow Medical Sechenov School, which consistently rates among the top medical schools in Europe. This was just the start of his training as he then earned a Master’s in Oriental Philosophy and Linguistics at Tianjin University, China; training in Psychiatry at Hannover Medical University, Germany; returned to Moscow for a PhD in Clinical Research in Prolotherapy; moved to the USA for an internship at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital; Residency Training at Temple University, Philadelphia; received a Combined Pain Fellowship at Harvard Medical School (one open position annually).
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Over the period of last several years, he got involved into the growing movement of Medical Cannabis and became an advocate of extensive medical research and applications of medical cannabis. As a result of this journey, he published a book “Pot Luck: Why Marijuana is Today’s Medicine” coauthoring with Richard Lewis, the marketing guru and mastermind behind the “Absolut” vodka brand. Book has continuously 5-star rating on Amazon. As one of the reviewer said: “This is a really good book. It removes the stigma connected to marijuana in a very entertaining way. I loved reading the personal success stories of the patients. I enjoyed watching the history of marijuana told in a simple, friendly way, exposing how we were taught to believe it to be such a terrible thing. So much in life is how the story is told, and this is told very well”.
Dr. A is Board Certified in 6 major areas of Medicine: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Brain Medicine, Functional, Regenerative and Anti-Aging Medicine and Independent Medical Examination and holds a number of smaller board certifications. He is also licensed acupuncturist in the states of PA and NY.