Voted "Best OB/GYN and Surgeon" in Woodstock and Canton Voted "Top Docs" and "Mom-Approved OBs" in Atlanta

Michael Litrel, MD, FACOG, FPMRS

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Michael Litrel, MD, FACOG, FPMRS
Michael Litrel, MD, FACOG, FPMRS

Dr. Litrel is a urogynecological and female reconstructive cosmetic surgeon, double board-certified in the subspecialty Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Litrel trained for eight years at Emory University School of Medicine under the mentorship of multiple renowned surgeons, including John D. Thompson,  John Rock, Cullen Richardson, William Saye, Ira Horowitz, and Niall Galloway.

At the Institute of Gynecology, he studied female cosmetic plastic gynecology under the private tutelage of Professor Adam Ostrzenski, the discoverer of the G spot.


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During residency, he studied minimally invasive reconstructive laparoscopic surgery at the Advanced Laparoscopic Training Center, and upon completion of his surgical training, he joined the highly respected surgeon Dr. James Cross in private practice in 1997. He worked under his mentorship for eight years until Dr. Cross’s retirement in 2005.

Dr. Litrel is in private practice, and is also a Clinical Professor at both Emory University School of Medicine and Medical College of Georgia. He trains doctors in the techniques he has developed in genitoplastic and pelviplastic surgery, with a book in progress documenting this area of his specialty. Certified by both the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and the Cellular Medicine Association (CMA), Dr. Litrel is authorized to deliver the O-Shot®.

Dr. Litrel shares his unique philosophy that guides his patient care.

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Dr. Litrel earned the prestigious ABOG certification for his continued learning and commitment in the specialty OB/GYN and the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
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Dr. Litrel has been named ‘Mom-Approved’ OB by readers of Atlanta Parent magazine for his excellent medical care.
Dr. Litrel has been voted a ‘Top Doctor’ by his peers for his outstanding accomplishments and superior patient care, Atlanta magazine.

Educational Background

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Residency, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1997

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Degree: MD 1993

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Degree: BA, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 1987

Board Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards, Academic Honors and Leadership

Castle Connolly ‘Top Doctor’ Award for Atlanta in 2017, 2018 & 2019

Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society elected 1993

Cherokee-Pickens Medical Society
President 2006-2014

Northside Hospital Cherokee
Chairman of Department of Surgery 2009-2013

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Assistant Clinical Professor  1999- current

Medical College of Georgia
Clinical Assistant Professor  2001-current

Cherokee County Board of Health
Chairman 2001-2013, board member 2013-current

The Hope Center for Pregnancy Crisis
Medical Director 2006-current

Cherokee County Health Department
Director of Women’s Health Services 1999-2010

Director of Gynecological Surgery
Humble Surgery Hospital 2010-2013

Professional Memberships

American Urogynecologic Society Member
Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
Cherokee-Pickens Medical Society
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
Medical Association of Georgia


State of Georgia and Florida

Author and Speaker

  • Author of two books on the relationship between faith and health
  • Speaker for audience of both public forums and medical conferences
  • Award-winning columnist

Dr. Litrel is the author of The Eyes Don’t See, a book about the relationship between faith and health. He regularly publishes articles in the cutting edge arena of integrative health. His speaking engagements include audiences both layman and medical, with venues including the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

Dr. Litrel’s Blog

Read Dr. Litrel’s blog, where he shares his thoughts on medicine, faith, relationships and more.