Dr. Michael Landers is board certified in family practice and holds a certificate of added qualifications in Sports Medicine. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a deep commitment to sports medicine in secondary and higher education.
He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Biochemistry in 1995. Following his graduation from medical school at Oklahoma State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000, Dr. Landers completed his family practice residency in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he served as chief resident. He followed that accomplishment with a two-year sports medicine fellowship at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Landers has been practicing since 2005 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi through Hattiesburg Clinic. During this tenure, he was the team physician for 20 high schools and Jones Junior College. Additionally, he served as the medical program coordinator for athletics training students at the University of Southern Mississippi.
He has been a featured lecturer and speaker at a number of national conferences and is a member of the AMA, AOA, AMSSM, and ACOFP.
Dr. Landers’ appreciation of athleticism and the body extends beyond the profession of sports medicine. He personally enjoys triathlons, SCUBA diving, water and snow skiing.