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Dr Michael Amster

Michael Amster, MD is a physician and pain management specialist with over 20 years of experience in the field. He is the director of the pain management department at Northbay Healthcare, where he served as medical director for nearly eight years before splitting his time between his work as a clinician and teaching mindfulness and wellness to healthcare professionals coping with burnout. As a student of meditation for over 30 years, as well as a certified yoga teacher and meditation teacher trained at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Michael has taught spine health yoga classes at the hospital where he worked, and he founded a Buddhist sangha/interfaith meditation group, which he led for five years and still occasionally returns to as a visiting teacher. He is also the founder of WellnessforDoctors.com, through which he works with healthcare professionals directly, leading retreats and teaching at large medical conferences.
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