Steven L Flamm, MD is a Professor of Medicine and Surgery with the Division of Hepatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He serves as the Chief of Transplantation Hepatology and Medical Director of Liver Transplantation.
Dr Flamm received his MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed both a clinical fellowship in gastroenterology and a research fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He then received further specialized training, completing a clinical fellowship in hepatology and liver transplantation at The Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Dr Flamm is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), and is a fellow in the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). He has served as the Region 7 Representative to the UNOS Liver and Intestine Committee and on the Publication and Practice Guidelines Committees of the AASLD. Currently, he is a trustee of the AASLD Foundation and chairs the AASLD Development Committee. Dr. Flamm is also a member of the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee of the AGA and the Illinois Hepatitis C State Task Force. Dr. Flamm was also the 2015 American Liver Foundation Illinois Chapter Honoree.
Dr Flamm has published widely in the field of hepatic diseases and has spoken both nationally and internationally on many other liver-related topics including viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, hepatic encephalopathy, and liver transplantation. He has an active clinical research program for patients with many different chronic liver diseases including chronic viral hepatitis (HBV and HCV) hepatic encephalopathy, acute liver failure and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).