Name: GI Division
Mail: 420 Delaware ST SE, MMC 36, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Dr. John R. Lake is a Professor of Surgery and Medicine. He is the Section Head for Hepatology in the Department of Medicine. He is also the Executive Medical Director for Solid Organ Transplantation at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. He also serves as senior staff for liver at the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to moving to the University of Minnesota in 1998, he helped start and was the Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lake's research interests include liver allocation, predictors of outcomes following liver transplantation and the development of new treatments for patients with liver disease. He has authored more than 258 articles and more than 27 book chapters. He is a past Editor for the journal Liver Transplantation and is on the Editorial Boards for several other scientific journals. In addition, Dr Lake is a past-president of the American Society of Transplantation. He is a past-president of the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network. He is also the past-chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine Test and Policy Committee on Transplant Hepatology.
- Liver transplant allocation
- Predictors of outcomes following liver transplantation
- Development of new treatments for patients with liver disease
Liver disease; Liver transplantation