William D. Chey MD
Professor Chey received his medical degree and completed training in internal medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Chey then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan and has remained as faculty at the University of Michigan where he is the H. Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastroenterology. He holds a joint appointment as a Professor of Nutritional Sciences. Dr. Chey was appointed Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in May 2022.
Dr. Chey’s research interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of gut-brain interaction. Dr. Chey is a medical innovator and holds several patents. He is a former Co-Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology and has authored more than 400 manuscripts, reviews, chapters, and books including more than 10 national and international clinical practice guidelines. Dr. Chey is a board member of the American College of Gastroenterology, Rome Foundation, International Foundation of GI Disorders, and GI on Demand. He is also the Secretary of the American College of Gastroenterology and Vice President of the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders.
Dr. Chey has been elected to “Best Doctors” since 2001 and has received the U-M Dean’s Outstanding Clinician Award, U-M Dean’s Award for Innovation and Commercialization, and the Distinguished Clinician Award from the American Gastroenterological Association. In 2020, Dr. Chey was awarded honorary membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and received the prestigious Berk-Fise Award from the American College of Gastroenterology.
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