Educated in Pennsylvania and Maryland, Miguel Frontera received psychiatric training that allowed him to help patients with affective disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and a variety of other psychological issues. Miguel Frontera received his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, and he later completed his internship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Miguel Frontera's residency was performed at the Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at University of Maryland and he underwent further training in psychiatric medicine at the University of Maryland and Sheppard Pratt Hospitals.
He last worked for CAMELOT:ASDAC (Consortium for the Advancement of Medical & Evidence-based Learning and Organized Treatment: Autism Spectrum Disorders Adult Chapter) through January 2011. Miguel Frontera assisted the organization in its efforts to educate others through reviews of the latest articles from industry publications, including the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Keeping the organization's research free of pharmaceutical company bias was one of the duties Miguel Frontera performed as Communications Director. Previously, Miguel Frontera acted as the Medical Director for the University of Maryland's Center for Attention Disorders, where he managed the evaluation of patients and provided treatment for individuals suffering from Tourette's syndrome, bipolar disorder, depression, and neurobehavioral developmental disorders. At this time, Miguel Frontera is retired from all research and medical/clinical activities.