Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Lisa B VanWagner, MD, MSc

Lisa B VanWagner, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) and Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

I am clinically trained in internal medicine, gastroenterology & hepatology, and transplant hepatology, and have obtained advanced training in both clinical investigation and cardiovascular epidemiology. My overarching goal is to perform risk estimation using “big data” approaches to answer clinically relevant questions surrounding the complex interplay between cardiovascular disease and liver disease. I particularly interested in liver wellness and health, as well as the development of and pr...[Read full text]I am clinically trained in internal medicine, gastroenterology & hepatology, and transplant hepatology, and have obtained advanced training in both clinical investigation and cardiovascular epidemiology. My overarching goal is to perform risk estimation using “big data” approaches to answer clinically relevant questions surrounding the complex interplay between cardiovascular disease and liver disease. I particularly interested in liver wellness and health, as well as the development of and prevention of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and subsequent cardiovascular diseases among this high-risk population.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Virginia (2007)
  • MSc: Northwestern University, Clinical Investigation (2011)
  • Internship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), Internal Medicine (2010)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), Internal Medicine (2011)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Gastroenterology & Hepatology (2014)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Transplant Hepatology (2015)