Dr. Michael W Carnahan, M.D., a Board Certified Diplomat in Family Practice, was born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Oklahoma, Dr. Carnahan attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1986. In 1989, he completed his residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita Kansas. That same year, he moved to Ardmore and joined Family Health Center.
Dr. Carnahan has over 28 years experience in primary care including but not limited to geriatric, adult, pediatric and occupational medicine. He is the Medical Director of Mercy Rehabilitation Center, the Director of skilled and long term care units at Elmbrook and Southbrook nursing facilities. He helped found the Good Shepherd Community Clinic in 1996 which has grown from a small volunteer clinic treating just 85 patients to a full time innovative medical facility caring for more than 3,000 socio-economically disadvantaged patients annually and actively serves on the Board of Directors. Dr. Carnahan is the co owner and supervising physician of Family Practice Associates who does business as Family Health Center and Family Health Convenient Care Clinic. He holds a professional membership with The American Medical Association and The Oklahoma State Medical Association.
Dr. Carnahan enjoys golf, hiking, racquetball, spending time with his family and has been on multiple medical mission trips, including Uganda Africa. He is very involved in Church and teaches on a regular basis.