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Michael J. Koriwchak

Dr. Michael Koriwchak is the Compliance Officer for his practice and the Vice President of the Docs4PatientCare Foundation. He is co-host of the chat radio show and podcast, “The Doctor’s Lounge.”

Dr. Michael J. Koriwchak received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1988. He completed his Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  Dr. Koriwchak continued at Vanderbilt for a fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice. 

After training Dr. Koriwchak moved to Atlanta in 1995 to become one of the original physicians in Ear, Nose and Throat of Georgia.  A one-time singer himself, many of his patients depend on their voice for their careers.  Some are well-known entertainers.  

Dr. Koriwchak has been working with information technology since 1977. In the 1990’s he adapted generic forms software to create one of the first electronic prescription applications. In 2003 he became the director for ENT of Georgia’s EMR implementation project. In 2008 the EMR implementation earned the e-Technology Award from the Medical Association of Georgia. He has been writing about health information technology since 2010 and is published/interviewed in KevinMD.com, The Washington Examiner, Physicians Practice, The Daily Signal, Townhall.com, Opportunity Lives, Healthpolicy.tv, Health Care News, RealClear Health, and his blog, Wired EMR Practice.  He is one of the few physicians who writes his own computer code for his EMR.

In addition to his medical practice and health IT work he is also the Compliance Officer for his practice and the Vice President of the Docs4PatientCare Foundation.  He is co-host of the chat radio show and podcast, “The Doctor’s Lounge.”

Recent Articles and Publications

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November 7, 2018
By James Taylor, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Arthur Viterito, Robert Bradley, Lance Izumi, Robert Maranto, Stephen B. Presser, Jameson Campaigne, Clifford Thies, Michael Warder, Mary Byrne , Jane M. Orient, M.D., Jonathan D. Haubert, Jarrett Skorup, Scott Cleland, Alieta Eck, M.D., William L. Anderson, Ann Bridges, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Devon Herrick, Bartlett Cleland, Greg R. Lawson, Peter Wood , Joe Cobb, Allen Mendenhall, Christopher Garbacz
“Liberal San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer had a very tough night last night.” - James Taylor
October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S. T. Karnick, Heartland Staff, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Roger Beauchamp , Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
June 23, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Dave Racer, Devon Herrick, Chad Savage, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Roger Stark, M.D., Elizabeth B. Stelle, Dr. Phil Eskew , Sally C. Pipes
“Congressional Republicans are exhibiting willful ignorance of the lessons Obamacare should have taught them. Subsidizing health insurers is not a sound basis for a health care system, in theory or in fact.” - Michael Hamilton

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