William D Chey MD

Professor, Internal Medicine
Specialties: 
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Functional bowel and motility disorders including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, functional heartburn, noncardiac chest pain, dysphagia, dyspepsia, and fecal incontinence. H. pylori infection and acid related disorders including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcer disease.

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Locations

U of M Gastroenterology

Taubman Center, Floor 3, Reception D
1500 E Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
888-229-7408

U of M Gastroenterology

Brighton Health Center
8001 Challis Rd
Brighton
MI
48116
Phone:
888-229-7408

Michigan Bowel Control Program

Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital
1540 E Hospital Dr., Level 9, Reception B
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
877-462-6935

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Emory University Medical School, 1986

Residency

  • Emory Affiliated Hospitals, Internal Medicine, 1990

Fellowship

  • Internal Medicine Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Health System, 1993

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Gastroenterology

  • American Gastroenterological Association

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

  • American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society

  • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Rome Foundation

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine

  • Gastroenterology

Research

Diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, fecal incontinence; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and "H. pylori" infection.

Biography

Dr. Chey received his BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania and medical degree & training in internal medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine. He went on to complete a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan. Since completing this fellowship, Dr. Chey has remained at the University of Michigan, where he is a Professor of Medicine, Director of the GI Physiology Laboratory, and Co-Director of the Michigan Bowel Control Program.

Dr. Chey runs a very active clinical research group which has received funding from federal and private sources.

Dr. Chey has authored more than 200 manuscripts, reviews and book chapters. He is Co-editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology (2010-2016) and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals.

He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees and Practice Parameters Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Rome Foundation and Advisory Board of the IFFGD. He is past Chair of the Clinical Practice Section (2006-2008) of the AGA.

He has participated in and directed numerous national and international continuing medical education programs in gastroenterology, and has been elected to the roster of "Best Doctors" since 2001 and "America's™ Top Doctors" since 2009. Dr. Chey was named as one of the "75 Best Gastroenterologists in America" by Becker's ASC in 2010.

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