John R. Lake, MD , is a Professor of Surgery and Medicine, and the Director of the Liver Transplant Program at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is also the Executive Medical Director for Solid Organ Transplantation at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.
Education & Training
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 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 immuosuppressive agents. He has authored more than 170 articles and 20 reviews in peer-reviewed journals and more than 25 book chapters. He is currently a deputy editor for the American Journal of Transplantation, Hepatology, Liver Transplantation and Transplantation Proceedings.
In addition, Dr. Lake is an active member on many university, community and national committees, including the Board of Directors, United Network for Organ Sharing and the ABIM Test and Policy Committee on Transplant Hepatology. He is also on the Council of the International Liver Transplantation Society. He is a member of several professional societies, including the International Liver Transplantation Society, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Society of Transplantation, where he is a past president.
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