Michael Lucey, MD
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Dr Lucey is Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine, and Chief of the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at t

Michael R. Lucey MD

Brief Biography

July 25, 2019


Dr Michael Ronan Lucey was born in Dublin, Ireland, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating with the degrees of M.B., B.Ch in 1976.  He was awarded an M.D. by thesis in 1985. He completed his internship at the Meath Hospital, 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 GastroenterologyWhile 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.  Since 2001, he has been 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.  Dr Lucey was president of the American Society of Transplantation in 2003. He was treasurer of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases from 2007 to 2010

He was Editor in Chief of Clinical Liver Disease, the on-line educational journal of the AASLD from 2011 to 2017.