Michael J. Englesbe, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Health Systems
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
2926A Taubman Health Center
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331
Dr. Englesbe received his undergraduate degree at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 1993. He went on to obtain his medical degree in 1997 from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan Health System in 2004. From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Englesbe did a surgical research post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Englesbe completed a two year fellowship in multi-organ transplant surgery at the University of Michigan in June of 2006. In July 2006, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Transplant Surgery Division.
Dr Englesbe does both kidney and liver transplantation. His primary clinical focus is pediatric liver transplantation. He started the multi-disciplinary pediatric portal hypertension clinic and has significant expertise in the management of portal hypertension and portal vein thrombosis in children and adults. He also does surgery for living kidney donation and dialysis access.
Dr Englesbe is very involved in undergraduate, medical student, and surgeon education. He is the director of the 3rd and 4th year medical student clerkships in surgery. Along with colleagues, he is mentor within the Academic Surgery Interest Group. This group strives to provide career development and research mentorship to students interested in a surgical career. Students participating in this program have produced a large number of abstracts and papers; and many have gone on to elite surgical training programs. This program has produced numerous abstracts and publications over the past few summers. Finally, his clinical trials support undergraduate student research experiences in the surgery clinics. These unique opportunities enable undergraduate students the directly and independently encounter patients as part of research studies.