Michael Garver, MD, FACP, FAAP, is a pediatrician serving patients at Premier Care Pediatrics in Great Falls, Montana. He has over 20 years in practice and specializes in behavioral health, international health, and personalized care. Dr. Garver studied at the Medical College of Georgia and graduated in 1992. Dedicated to continued education, he completed an internship and also served his residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Garver is fellowship-trained at the University of Utah in neonatology and achieved Diplomate certification from the American Board of Pediatrics. An Autism Parent Support Group Facilitator, Dr. Garver founded the Augusta Touch Project where he participates in promoting medical and humanitarian relief to Romanian Children; amongst being involved with many other clinical organizations and committees.
Education and Training
MD at Medical College of Georgia
Med Coll of Ga Sch of Med, Augusta Ga 1992
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics- Pediatrics; Bachelor of Science in Zoology
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- P-selectin expression by endothelial cells is decreased in neonatal rats and human premature infants.
- Retrograde transport of fluoro-gold in corticospinal and rubrospinal neurons 10 and 20 weeks after T-9 spinal cord transection.
- Prelabeled red nucleus and sensorimotor cortex neurons of the rat survive 10 and 20 weeks after spinal cord transection.
- Tularemia presenting with splenic nodules.
- Familial jejunal atresia with renal dysplasia.
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Poster Presentations -
- Chairman of the Board/Owner, VEMR, Inc. -
- Autism Parent Support Group Facilitator, 2008-Present -
- President, Australian Shepherd Club of Montana, 2001-2004 -
- President's Recognition Award, University of Florida, 1997
- Dr. Walter L. Shepeard Achievement Award, 1992
- Dean's Fellowship Research Award, 1990
- President, Chemistry Society, University of Florida, 1986-1987
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Primary Children'S Med Ctr, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; St Louis Childrens Hosp, Pediatrics
- Yale-New Haven Medical Center (Primary Care) Program
- St. Louis Children's Hospital (General Pediatrics)
- St. Louis Children's Hospital
- University of Utah (Neonatology)
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Clinical Information Technology, Missouri Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pyschosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health
Articles and Publications
- Research, articles, and poster presentations
- P-selection Expression by Endothelial Cells is Decreased in Neonatal Rats and Human Premature Infants, Blood, 1999
- Familial Jejunal Atresia with Renal Dysplasia, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 1996
- Decreased Transendothelial Cell Migration in Neonates is Associated with Delayed Expression of P-Selection, Poster Presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, 1996
- Extent of Retrograde Degeneration of Corticospinal Axons 20 Weeks after T-9 Spinal Cord Transection, Poster Presentation, 21st Annual Meeting, Society of Neuroscience, 1991
What do you attribute your success to?
Being a natural born problem solver with a curiosity for knowledge.
Areas of research
Volunteer Mentor, Village Project, Juvenile Court Mentor Program, 1995; Founder, Augusta Touch Project; Promotion of medical and humanitarian relief to Romanian children, 1991; Member, Students for International Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 1988-1992; Junior Advisor, Clinical Mentor Program for Freshman Medical Students, 1990-1991
Hobbies / Sports
- Working Cow Horse Owner and Breeder, Australian Shepherd Stockdog Trailing, Healthcare and Information Technology
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Patient Experience with Dr. Garver
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Garver is secretly batman!
Hope your trip to South Africa was awesome for you. May God Bless you for the work you did while you we're there. Merry Christmas!ï£¿Ã¼Ã©Ã–ï£¿Ã¼Ã¨Âªâ€šÃ²Ã‰
Have fun on ya mission
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We love Dr. G!!!
- Jayla, mariah, harper
Thank you for taking care of us, Dr. Garver and staff!!!
Dr. Garver is a good doctor because he has humor in his soul and he is smart and very nice.
We love Dr. Garver he does very well with all three of my children I trust no one else
Excellent!! Always a pleasure (staff included)!
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We are so grateful for Dr. Garver. He is an incredible Doctor, and is always willing to go the extra mile for our daughter. We definitely recommend him to anyone in the area. He is honest and will tell you what he thinks, and puts your child's health first.
You are awesome.
Very impressed. Thorough and caring.
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Best doc ever
Great advocate for my child, Dr. Garver is great.
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Thank you so much for standing up for children who have no voice, we can't express how grateful we are to know there physicians like you!
Dr. Garver is the best.
Dr. Garver is fabulous!
Very very good and friendly
He has always had my sons' interests in all services we have needed. Best pediatrician in great falls
My mom brings me and my sister here and we always get better and thank you Dr.Garver!
Best place to work ever! He will fight for the best medical care for your children.
Gotta love Dr. Garver. He is the best. So committed to making sure his patients are top priority. You're the best Dr. G.
Thank you so much for taking such great care of abby! You were very helpful and we appreciate everything!
Dr Garver is amazing we went through quite a few before we found one my kids liked trusted and could open up to!
Dr. Garver is phenomenal. My kids truly love going to the doctor thanks to Dr. Garver's ability to get down to their level and make them feel at home:) We are so glad to be patients at Premier Care Pediatrics!
Doctor Garver is the best doctor I have ever found for my kids. He puts my mind at rest and always sits down to hear my concerns as a mom. I have always felt like myself and my kids were a priority to him. I love that he is so up to date with new findings and so supportive of breastfeeding. Thank you Dr. Garver for being a stand up doctor and a stand up guy.
Amazing! Wouldn't choose another provider for my children!
You are the best doctor ever in the world
Best dr in the field!
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He is amazing!
Dr. Garver comes highly recommended in this community and we are so pleased with the care he has provided to our baby. Thank you you all!
Dr Garver is the best!!!! We highly recommend him. We have gone to him since moving to Great Falls in 2007 and have received nothing but the best health care for our kids. He is very available and has attention to detail. Thank you Dr. G!!!
I think your awesome and cool
Your a amaze balls Doctor!ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘ï£¿Ã¼Â¶Ã‘
A great doctor
Very passionate about his work.
I think that dr. Garver is an amazing dr. He is always there for me when I need his help the most. He just helped me try to clear up this new rash that I got and he knew exactly what he was doing. He is good all around. He makes me laugh a lot. He also talks to me about my horses and makes my day happy
A ï£¿Ã¼Ã«Ã§. Best Pediatrician on earth!!!!! â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨â€šâ‰ ÃªÃ”âˆÃ¨ The Dr knows his stuff!!!!!!!! ï£¿Ã¼Ã©Ã˜â€šÃºÃ®Ã”âˆÃ¨ï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆ«ï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆ«ï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆ«ï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆ«ï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆ
YOUR GREAT!! YOUR COOL! YOUR THE BEST!!ï£¿Ã¼Ã²Ã¤ï£¿Ã¼Ã²Ã¨
Straight to the point but yet very kind to our kids
My kids have seen him for 7 years and they love seeing him. He is friendly and takes his time with his patients. I recommend him to everyone!
Love dr Garver and Karin
It's always a pleasure to see Dr. Garver. I appreciate that he always takes the time to visit with his patients and their parents. He listens to us and gets to know who we are and what we believe. He shares his knowledge and beliefs and then let's us have a say in our care. I also REALLY appreciate that he is always seeking knowledge in all areas of his medical practice.
Thank you for being great and for the GFGA sponsorship!
This guy is awesome.... He said listen to my mom
He is amazing to schedule with, and he truly connects with any age of patient. I am a 17 year old male and he communicates with me very well. :)
Love dr Garver
Doctor Garver is a awesome Doctor! Love having him as my pediatrician!
Always friendly and I leave knowing my child's wellbeing is top priority! Thanks Dr. Garver!!!
Awesome Dr. Definitely wouldn't go anywhere else!!
How's that kid that got a shot?
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Great with the kids.
Thank you for taking care of my sissy and me! I am grateful for all you do for my family and I. You are such a fun and compassionate guy and we absolutely think you rock! ï£¿Ã¼Ã²Ã©â€šÃ²Ã¹ï£¿Ã¼Ã«Ã§ï£¿Ã¼Ã«Ã¤ï£¿Ã¼Â§Ã³ï£¿Ã¼Â§Ã¬ï£¿Ã¼Ã²Ã¨
- Savannah & kaylie
Thank You so much for all you do for the Preston Girls :)
- The grinch
We want to go to Poland with you! ï£¿Ã¼Ã¡âˆžï£¿Ã¼Ã¡Âºï£¿Ã¼Ã´Ã¨ï£¿Ã¼Ã¨Âºâ€šÃ¹Ã‘Ã”âˆÃ¨â€šÃ¶Î©Ã”âˆÃ¨ï£¿Ã¼Ã¶Ã« We will miss you dearly!ï£¿Ã¼Ã²Â¢
Amazing and so great with kids!!!!
Great doctor! Did my child's circumcision perfect!
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Great learned a lot!!!!!!
Awesome doctor and staff. Always there when you need them!
Love how he speaks to my child during the visit as well.
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The procedure went great, the doctor and nurse was great with us and our son. Thank you for all you have done.
Very good. Was well informed.
Epic! Thank you for you wonderful job you do!
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Knowledgeable, and knows what's going on. Never had a pediatrician this easy to communicate with. I wouldn't take my kids anywhere else!
My experience was amazing the nurse answered ALL of our questionsï£¿Ã¼Â§Ã¬ and the atmosphere I couldn't ask more a more positive one, thank you for your time and dedication
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Dr. Garver and Carlyn do a great job caring for my children. They provide very comprehensive care.+ Show More
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