Michael Veshkini, MD

Michael Veshkini, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Michael Veshkini, MD, is an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine, where he primarily cares for patients directly on the hospitalist service – including the general inpatient, Oncology, and BMT services.  His clinical interests include point-of-care ultrasound and Advance Care Planning. He has an interest in teaching and mentorship of students and residents and is involved in the recruitment of internal medicine resident candidates as an interviewer. He has QI interests in improving patient distribution to the appropriate services.


  • BS, Biology: UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (2016)
  • Medical Degree: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2020)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2023)

Clinical Interests

Hospital Medicine, quality improvement, clinical education 

Peer- Reviewed Publications

Cai, D.J., Aharoni, D., Shuman, T., Shobe, J., Biane, J., Song, W., Wei, B., Veshkini, M., La-Vu, M., Lou, J., Flores, S., Kim, I., Sano, Y., Zhou, M., Baumgaertel, K., Lavi, A., Kamata, M., Tuszynski, M., Mayford, M., Golshani, P., & Silva, A.J.. A shared neural ensemble links distinct contextual memories encoded close in time. Nature. 2016, Jun; 534(7605): 115-118. PMID: 27251287.

Abstracts and Presentations

Veshkini, M., Talkin, R., Chen, R., Pam, M., Feltes, J. EpxSubstanceUse: A Phone-based Intervention for Patients Recovering from Substance Use Poster presented at: American Society for Addiction Medicine 48th Annual Conference; New Orleans, LA, USA. April, 2017.

Veshkini, M., Sharma, R., Jackson, R. Transoral Surgery in the Management of HPV-negative Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Poster presented at: Washington University School of Medicine 2017 Research Training Symposium; St. Louis, MO, USA. October, 2017.