Michael Schilsky, MD

Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplant at Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases: Hepatology: Viral Hepatitis Program

Transplantation Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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 Pritzker School of Medicine (1982)
BS SUNY at Stonybrook (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, Internal Medicine (1985)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (1987)

Professional Service

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

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

  • American Liver Foundation (2007 - Present) Medical Advisory Committee

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

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Contact Info

Michael Schilsky, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale-New Haven Transplantation CenterDanbury Hospital
24 Hospital Avenue

Danbury, CT 06810
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Yale Transplant & Immunology ProgramGreenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Rd

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

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Digestive DisordersYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8056