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Professor William Chey

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 completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and has remained on the faculty at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he is currently the Timothy T. Nostrant Collegiate Professor of Gastroenterology. He was awarded a joint appointment in the Department of Nutrition Sciences in 2015.

His research interests focus on the diagnosis & treatment of functional bowel disorders, acid-related disorders, and H. pylori infection. He is a medical innovator and holds 4 patents. He co-founded “My Total Health” (, a company developing novel health information technology solutions for persons with GI problems.

Dr Chey has authored more than 300 manuscripts, reviews, chapters & books. He served as Co-editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology (2010-2015), founding co-Editor of Clinical & Translational Gastroenterology (2011-2014). He led the update of the ACG H. pylori practice guideline published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology in 2017. He served on the Editorial Board for the Rome IV criteria for the functional GI disorders published in 2016.

Dr. Chey is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American College of Gastroenterology, Board of Directors of the Rome Foundation and a Council member of the American Neurogastroenterology & Motility Society.

He has been elected to “Best Doctors” since 2001 and “America’s Top Doctors” since 2009. He has received the Dean’s Outstanding Clinician Award at the University of Michigan and the Distinguished Clinician Award from the American Gastroenterological Association.