Michael Lucey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Lucey was born in Dublin, Ireland and was educated at Trinity College,
Dublin, graduating with the degrees of MB, BCh in 1976. He was awarded an MD
by thesis in 1985. He completed his internship at the Meath Hospital in Dublin
and residency in Internal Medicine at the Federated Dublin Voluntary Hospitals.
He was a fellow in Gastroenterology at Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital, and a
fellow in Liver Diseases in Kings College Hospital, both in London, England. In
1985 he came to the University of Michigan, first as a fellow and then as faculty
in the Division of Gastroenterology. While at the University of Michigan, he
became Medical Director of the Liver Transplant program. From 1995 to 2001,
he was Director of Hepatology at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2001 he
became Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and
Hepatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Lucey’s research interests include selection for and outcome of liver
transplantation, alcoholic liver disease, and management of end-stage liver
disease. He is author or co-author of more than 150 original papers, reviews
and chapters and 3 textbooks.