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Michael Charlton
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Dr. Charlton earned his medical degree at the University of London in London, England and completed internal medical residency and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, followed by a fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota in1995. 

He has received numerous awards throughout his training, including Young Investigator and Career Achievement Awards from the American Society of Transplantation. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and is a Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. 

Dr. Charlton is a Councilor of and Secretary to the International Liver Transplant Society and is a member of numerous professional societies. He is a member of the AASLD NAFLD Practice Guidelines writing group. In addition, he is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Transplantation and has served as an Associate Editor for Hepatology, Liver Transplantation and was a founding Associate Editor for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 

Dr. Charlton’s clinical practice areas of focus are liver transplantation, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and viral hepatitis. Dr. Charlton has been a principal investigator in several National Institutes of Health grants including a study of the pathobiological basis of the histological spectrum of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 

Dr. Charlton has been an investigator on numerous clinical studies in viral hepatitis C.