Provider Bio

Michael Currier, PA-C

Lead GI Provider
Utilization Management Lead

Michael is a GI Physician Assistant, clinically-trained in Gastroenterology at Mass General Hospital in Boston. With more than 14 years of experience, he diagnoses and treats all GI conditions, with a specialty in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis). 

Prior to joining Oshi Health, Michael helped build the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he served as a patient provider and the Associate Director of Program Development for their multidisciplinary IBD clinic. He then went on to help lead the first inpatient GI advanced practice provider program at UMass Medical Center.

An active member of the IBD community, Michael was awarded the Honored Hero Award by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation in 2014. He also has spoken at many of their patient and family symposia, and most recently spoke at the IBD 2020 conference regarding the need for a patient-centered approach to improving quality of care for people with Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. 

Michael is a former professional musician (saxophone and vocals) and an avid foodie, chef, and gardener who loves Mel Brooks movies, old school R&B, Jazz, and original NY Salsa.  

Michael focuses on quality patient care by partnering with patients and using empathy, education, encouragement, and humor to help patients make sound medical decisions and keep a positive outlook. He believes that, “In order to be able to help someone, you first have to understand WHO they are.”

Favorite gut health tip

Drink plenty of water, eat smaller, balanced, whole-food-based meals that work for your individual body, and meditate regularly.


  • Medical education: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Additional: BSBA Suffolk University Boston, Business Management and Marketing

News and research:


  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF)
  • Massachusetts Association of Physician Assistants (MAPA)