Michael Binder

Michael Binder , MD,MPH

Adjunct Associate Professor

Medical Sciences Building


COM IM General Medicine Division - 0535

Professional Summary

Michael Binder is a physician-educator who practices general internal medicine at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

He is a core faculty member for the University of Cincinnati Internal Medicine Residency Program and Course Director for the Physician-Patient Communication Course for fourth-year medical students. His clinical interests include physician-patient communication and caring for people with substance use disorders.


Doctoral Degree: Marshall University School of Medicine 2010 (Medicine)

Bachelor of Arts Degree: College of the Holy Cross 2004 (Religious Studies)

Residency: University of Cincinnati 2013 (Internal Medicine)

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati 2020 (Public Health)


American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08-14-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine

Research and Practice Interests

Addiction Medicine


Invited Presentations

(07-12-2023. ) Caring for People With Opioid Use Disorder .Medical Grand Rounds, UC. . Level:Department

Poster Presentations

Song, J., Binder, M. (11-02-2023. ) Residency Programs and County Drug Courts: a symbiotic and under-explored partnership for treatment of opioid use disorder .AMERSA, Washington, D.C.. . Conference. . Level:National

Honors and Awards

2016 Outstanding Student Mentor Award Winner- University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

2021 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Gratitude Award Winner. Awarded based on Dr. Binder's care of patients with substance use disorder, and for his teaching of students and resident physicians about addiction.

2024 Top Doctor Award in Addiction Medicine, Cincinnati Magazine

2009 Paul Ambrose Health Care for All Leadership Institute

2006 Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students (SIMS)

Courses Taught

Physician-Patient Communication Skills - 4th-year Medical Student Elective

Contact Information

Phone: 513-558-2590