Michael Schilsky MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and of Surgery (Transplant); Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplant at Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center

Biographical Info

Michael Schilsky, MD, became medical director of liver transplantation at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2007, with appointments in medicine and surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Schilsky received his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship in gastroenterology and research training in liver diseases at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. His clinical and research interests include transplant hepatology, inherited metabolic disorders of the liver, Wilson disease and hemochromatosis. Dr. Schilsky previously served as director of the liver medicine clinic at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at Mount Sinai Medical Center and medical director for liver transplantation at the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he developed a comprehensive program for the care and evaluation of liver transplant patients. Dr. Schilsky coauthored the AASLD practice guidelines for Wilson disease and is author of numerous original manuscripts and reviews.

Education & Training

SUNY at Stonybrook (1978)
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (1982)
Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Internal Medicine (1982 - 1985)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Liver Diseases (1987 - 1989)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Gastroenterology (1985 - 1987)
Board Certification
Transplant Hepatology, Board Certified  (2006)
Board Certification
Gastroenterology, Board Certified  (1987)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (1985)

Professional Service

  • American Liver Foundation (09/01/2007)
  • President, Wilson's Disease Association (07/01/1999)

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