J. Michael Millis
UChicago Medicine

J. Michael Millis, MD, is an internationally recognized surgeon in pediatric and adult liver transplantation and non-transplant liver and biliary tract surgery. He is Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair of Global Surgery at University of Chicago, and director of Clinical Leadership Development Fellowship and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Known for developing new liver surgery techniques that improve outcomes and have helped patients around the world, Dr. Millis is also a faculty member in the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics and a Senior Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence. His clinical interests include liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery, while his research has explored immunology, policy and ethics, and the application of cellular technology to patient care.

Dr. Millis has authored more than 300 articles and has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet and other peer reviewed journals. He has been active with American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the American Society of Transplantation, the International Pediatric Transplant Association and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Millis completed his fellowship and residency at the University of California, Los Angeles, and holds a medical degree from the University of Tennessee.