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The CORE Institute appoints first spine physician to its Southeastern Michigan team

August 20, 2017

The CORE Institute announced it has appointed Michael Slesinski, DO, a fellowship-trained interventional spine, sports medicine and electrodiagnostic medicine physician, to care for patients at its Brighton and Novi locations in Michigan, according to a press release.

Slesinski is a volunteer for various community projects and is team physician for the Lansing Lugnuts, a minor league baseball team. He has given presentations regionally and nationally. He is a member of the Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Osteopathic Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

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