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Michael R. Charlton, MBBS

Professor of Medicine

Director, Center for Liver Diseases

Co-Director, Transplantation Institute

Michael Charlton, MBBS, is an internationally renowned specialist in liver diseases and transplant medicine. Listed among "America's Top Doctors" and "Best Doctors in America," Dr. Charlton has particular expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis) and viral hepatitis.

Dr. Charlton has served as president of the International Liver Transplant Society. He has applied his expertise in editorial roles with leading liver disease and transplantation journals, including associate editor for Hepatology, Transplantation, American Journal of Transplantation, and Liver Transplantation. He was also a founding associate editor for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
 
Additionally, Dr. Charlton served as a principal investigator on grants and as a study section member for the National Institutes of Health, including studies of the pathophysiology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and viral hepatitis. He has published more than 200 manuscripts, and is a lead investigator for national and international clinical trials in viral hepatitis and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Dr. Charlton has served as a panel member and writer for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) for the management of hepatitis C and also for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. He is the only physician to serve on both panels.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

1987

Board Certification

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Internal Medicine
Transplant Hepatology

Medical School

Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, University of London, United Kingdom

Internship

Gloucestershire Royal Infirmary, Gloucester, England

Residency

University of Vermont Medical Center (internal medicine)

Fellowships

Mayo Clinic (hepatology and liver transplantation)
University of Vermont Medical Center (gastroenterology and hepatology)

Memberships

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
International Liver Transplant Society

Language Spoken

English

Email

mcharlton@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-2395

Office Fax

(773) 834-1288

Office Postal Address

Michael R. Charlton, MBBS
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 7120
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Charlton's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.