Get to Know Dr. Michael Vacco

September 13, 2019


Why did you want to become a doctor? My favorite subject in high school was biology so it was an easy choice for me to become a doctor.             

What are 3 things on your bucket list?

See my son get married and have kids.

Spend more time with my identical twin grandsons.

Take a trip to Europe with my wife.

What restaurants do you enjoy? Steak houses, Mexican, and Chinese buffets.

Who is your favorite sports team?  Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Jets. I was raised in New York City and spent 15 years working in Florida.

What are your favorite shopping spots? Bass Pro Shop and all malls.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Providing compassionate care to the pediatric population of Richlands.

What are you most proud of? My children, my wife and my long and rewarding career as a pediatrician.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? Traveling and all outdoor activities.

Do you have any pets? Not at this time, but my wife and I love cats.

What is your favorite vacation spot? The Caribbean Islands.

What was your first concert? Three Dog Night at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, New York.

Anything else you want to share that your patients would find interesting?  I truly enjoy caring for children of all ages. It has been wonderful to see young kids grow up and have kids of their own and want only me to their kids’ pediatrician.