Michael Schilsky, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases: Hepatology: Viral Hepatitis Program

Office of Student Research

Transplantation Center, Yale-New Haven

Yale Medical Group

Biography

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

MD University of Chicago (1982)
BS Stony Brook University (1978)
Fellow Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellow Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Resident Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology (2006)

Professional Service

  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Yale New Haven Hospital (2008)

  • Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Yale New Haven Transplantation Center (2007)

  • Medical Advisory Committee American Liver Foundation (2007)

  • Medical Advisory Committee Wilson's Disease Association (1999)

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Contact Info

Michael Schilsky, MD
Patient Care Locations
Danbury Hospital
24 Hospital Avenue

Danbury, CT 06810
Greenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
Yale-New Haven Transplantation CenterYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
PO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056