Christopher Donahue Lao MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology
Specialties: 
Medical Oncology
Clinical Interests:

Melanoma and advanced cutaneous oncology.

Locations

U of M Internal Medicine Oncology

Cancer Center Floor 1
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5912
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-936-6360

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Mount Sinai Sch. of Medicine CUNY, 1998

Residency

  • University of Alabama Hospitals, Internal Medicine, AL, 2001

Fellowship

  • Hematology/Medical Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, 2004

Board Certification

  • Medical Oncology

Research

Melanoma Chemoprevention and experimental therapeutics.

Biography

Dr. Christopher Lao received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Dr. Lao also obtained a master's in public health degree in epidemiology from Emory University. He completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Michigan and joined the U-M faculty as an assistant professor in 2004. He specializes in the care of patients with melanoma and gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Lao's research interests include experimental therapeutics for advanced melanoma. He has funding from the National Institutes of Health to develop new strategies for melanoma chemoprevention.