DR. MASS HAS RECENTLY RETIRED FROM CLINICAL MEDICINE, AFTER 35 YEARS OF PRACTICE, to spend more time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He will be missed here at Family Allergy & Asthma Consultants but we certainly wish him the best. To read more about his years in practice, see below.
Mike Mass, M.D., grew up in Miami , moving to Jacksonville at the age of 17. He attended Brandeis University near Boston and received his M.D. degree from the University of Florida in 1970. He then went on to train in Internal Medicine and, ultimately, completed his fellowship in Allergy-Immunology at the University of Colorado in Denver (including time at National Jewish Hospital). After time as Chief of Allergy at Wright-Patterson Air Force Medical Center, he started his private practice in Jacksonville in 1977. He is rejoining Drs. Prabhu and Joshi; they were all together in a larger group in the past.
Mike met his future wife, Marilyn, when he moved to Jacksonville , and they have been married since 1966. They have 2 sons and 3 grandchildren, all in the Northeast. He is past president of the Duval County Medical Society and presently chairs the society’s Committee on Natural Disasters and Bioterrorism.
Dr. Mass is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy and the American College of Allergy as well as the American College of Physicians. He is also Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida – Shands Hospital, Jacksonville . He is one of the investigators at the Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research.
Desiring to give back to the community, Dr. Mass has served as Chairman of the Environmental Protection Board. He spent 8 years on the Board of Trustees of Florida Community College at Jacksonville , including time as vice-chairman. He is also President of the Jacksonville branch of the International Wine & Food Society.