Family medicine allows Kristifor to connect with patients on a meaningful level, and he values the opportunity to address the unique needs of each of his patients. He loves watching his patients’ families grow, and feels privileged to be trusted with caring for multiple generations. Kristifor is board-certified in Family Medicine/OMT through the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
When he’s not treating patients, he enjoys activities such as swimming, kayaking, hiking, and bowling. He also enjoys traveling with his husband and spending time with friends and family.
Michigan State University: BS in Human Biology with specializations in Health Promotion as well as Bioethics, Humanities, and Society
Michigan State University: Doctor of Osteopathy from the College of Osteopathic Medicine
St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital (Ascension Macomb-Oakland): Family Medicine Residency
What makes me unique:
Born in Detroit, I am a first-generation American. My parents immigrated to the United States from Macedonia. I am kind and compassionate, and try to see the very best in everyone I meet. I appreciate the differences that make each of us individuals. I am open, honest, and non-judgmental.
Why do I work in healthcare:
I’ve always been interested in helping people, and medicine provided me a career that allows me to do that. I love the problem-solving aspect of medicine, and I find great satisfaction in helping my patients achieve their health goals.