John Lake, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

John Lake

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 36
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Kelsey Kuno

Administrative Phone
612-624-9684

Administrative Email
Kunox005@umn.edu

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition


Hepatologist / Gastroenterologist; Chief of Hepatology; Director, Liver Transplant Program


Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Gastroenterology Residency, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Summary

John R. Lake, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and 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 SRTR. 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 post-transplant hepatitis C, predictors of outcomes following liver transplantation and the development of new immunosuppressive agents. He has authored more than 190 articles and 27 reviews in peer-reviewed journals and more than 25 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 United Network for Organ Sharing. He is also the past-chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine Test and Policy Committee on Transplant Hepatology.

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2014-2015)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" (2014)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Post-transplant hepatitis C
  • Predictors of outcomes following liver transplantation
  • Development of new immuosuppressive agents

Clinical

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Clinics

Liver (Hepatology) Clinic;Transplant Center

Clinical Interests

Liver disease; Liver transplantation