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Doctor Mike's Pets

Does Doctor Mike Have Any Pets?

Bear (Dog)

Breed: Newfoundland | Adopted Dec 2017

Doctor Mike has a Newfoundland dog named Bear that he adopted in December 2017.

Roxy (Dog)

Breed: Husky

Doctor Mike once owned a Husky by the name of Roxy, who unfortunately became a three-legged canine in July 2022.

Doctor Mike

Doctor Mike Pets


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Mikhail “Mike” Varshavski, known professionally as Doctor Mike, is a Russian-born American internet celebrity and board-certified family medicine physician. His Instagram account went viral after he participated in BuzzFeed and People magazine’s 2015 issue of The Sexiest Doctor Alive. He has a YouTube channel for medically themed entertainment, owns a Newfoundland dog named Bear, and previously owned a husky named Roxy.

Despite his busy schedule in the clinic, Doctor Mike has found the time to become an influential media presence. He initially gained recognition for his YouTube channel, where he discussed various medical issues and dissected medical scenes from popular television shows and movies like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “House.” His engaging content has earned him millions of followers, providing a unique blend of entertainment and education.

Doctor Mike has collaborated with various figures from different fields, lending credibility and expertise to his projects. Some of these partnerships include celebrities like Mark Cuban, Peter Attia, and Priyanka Chopra. Medical professionals such as Dr. Sandra Lee (Dr. Pimple Popper), Dr. Anthony Fauci, and Dr. Mikhail Varshavski have also appeared on his platforms. Doctor Mike has engaged with YouTube personalities like Try Guys’ Keith Habersberger and Zach Kornfeld, and health and wellness advocates like Wim Hof and Rangan Chatterjee.

Over the years, Doctor Mike has achieved a number of professional and social milestones. Among them, he was awarded the Forbes Under 30 award, which highlights professionals making a difference in their industry. He has also received the Russ Berrie Award for Making a Difference, given his strong advocacy for healthcare education and philanthropic efforts such as his involvement with the Limitless Tomorrow Foundation.