Dr. Annie Ehlers is an Assistant Professor of Surgery joining the Department in October 2019 within the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery on the Instructional Track. She has an interest in access to bariatric surgery, surgical outcomes, and decision-making in healthcare.
Dr. Ehlers was born in Seattle, WA. After attending college at the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Ehlers returned to Seattle where she completed medical school, a surgical residency, and fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Washington. During residency she completed a two-year T32 funded research fellowship during which time she received a Master of Public Health degree.
Dr. Ehlers is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and was awarded the first ever Rising Star award for her efforts in advocacy at the local and national level. She is planning an academic career focusing on bariatric and foregut surgery.
Dr. Ehlers’ practice is based at the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Ann Arbor. She is Board Certified in General Surgery and completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery. Her primary clinical interests include metabolic and bariatric surgery as well as treatment of benign esophageal disorders.