Michael Englesbe, MD

Professor, Surgery, Medical School


Dr. Englesbe is the Cyrenus G. Darling Sr., MD and Cyrenus G. Darling Jr., MD Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan in the Section of Transplantation Surgery. He is also the associate director of the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative (MSQC) and co-directs the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN). He received his undergraduate degree at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 1993. He went on to obtain his medical degree in 1997 from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan Health System in 2004. From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Englesbe did a surgical research post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Englesbe specializes in kidney and liver transplantation in adults and children. He has a specific expertise in portal hypertension in children and adults.

Research Interests

Dr. Englesbe’s research and policy interests focus on improving the quality and efficiency of surgical care, including perioperative optimization of patients for major surgery. One specific area is post-operative opioid utilization.

He also co-directs the Michigan Opioid Prescribing and Engagement Network (M-OPEN).

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