Gary K. Michelson Net Worth: $1.55 Billion
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 14, 1949. American orthopedic spinal surgeon Gary K. Michelson has an estimated net worth of $1.55 billion, according to Forbes. The Jewish descent went to Hahnemann Medical College and Temple University. Dr. Gary K. Michelson has been practicing spinal surgery for the last 25 years and he has released 110 research papers. He is best-known for his innovative concepts and creations including surgical instruments, medical implants and operative techniques from which most of his revenue come. So far, his U.S. pioneered and patented instruments, methods and devices have accumulated to more than 250 for the purpose of orthopedic and spinal surgeries. He also has over 950 more medical devices, operative procedures and instruments that are awaiting patents for handling spinal turmoil. In 2006, he won the Paralyzed Veterans of America Award for the Outstanding Medical Research in the field of spinal disorders and was nominated several times in the National Inventor of the Year Awards. In 2011, he was voted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame that took place in Washington, D.C.