Michael S. Mulligan M.D.

Michael S. Mulligan M.D.

Bio

Dr. Mulligan is a UW professor of cardiothoracic surgery and the director of the Lung Transplant Program and the Advanced Lung Disease Surgery Program. He…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Do your best for every patient. Treat them the way you would like yourself or your family to be treated. Do everything you can to improve their lives.

Personal Interests

Family, waterskiing, snow skiing and fitness.

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular surgery, lung and heart-lung transplantation, lung-volume reduction surgery, pulmonary thrombo-endarterectomy, and benign and malignant lung and esophageal disease.

Research Interests

He has won local and national teaching awards and runs an NIH-funded laboratory. His areas of scientific investigation include the mechanisms of acute lung injury following lung transplantation and the regulation of tolerance in long-term lung graft acceptance.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Connecticut Sch. of Med.Medical education1989
Presbyterian HospitalResidency
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of PathologyFellowship
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of Thoracic SurgeryFellowship
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of Thoracic SurgeryFellowship
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of Thoracic SurgeryResidency
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of Thoracic SurgeryTeaching Appointment
Wayne State University-Dept of SurgeryInternship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1989

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery1999
American Board of SurgerySurgery1996
Dr. Mulligan is a UW professor of cardiothoracic surgery and the director of the Lung Transplant Program and the Advanced Lung Disease Surgery Program. He is clinically busy in lung transplantation and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He also is the surgeon in the Pacific Northwest who performs pulmonary endarterectomies for chronic pulmonary embolic disease.

In addition, Dr. Mulligan directs the Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Program. He performs a range of lung cancer resections regularly. He is considered a national expert in video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy and leads regional and national courses on the subject. He also has considerable experience in the management of esophageal cancer.

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