Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP
Executive Director for Clinical Research and Professor,
Chair, Department of Medicine

Department Contact:
Peggy Erstad
Phone: 602-827-2738
perstad@email.arizona.edu

Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP

Brief Bio

Dr. Fallon is a professor and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. A national expert in transplant hepatology and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, he is a strong advocate and outstanding leader of the department in advancing our educational, research and clinical missions.

Over more than 25 years, he has amassed significant academic medicine experience in extensive patient care, education, leadership and clinical investigation in internal medicine. Previous roles have spanned several prominent academic medical centers — including as Gastroenterology division director and vice chair for Clinical Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston and GI Fellowship program director at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

In his role as chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Fallon provides executive leadership to many of the multidisciplinary programs at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, ten College of Medicine – Phoenix divisions, as well as more than 160 residents and fellows.

Dr. Fallon has received numerous awards recognizing his accomplishments in academic medicine. These awards have recognized his work in teaching, research and innovation. Additionally, he has held a number of leadership positions in professional organizations.

He has served as a leader on multiple committees of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease; he has served as a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Transplant Hepatology Test Committee for nine years; and he serves on the editorial board of many prominent journals in gastroenterology and hepatology — such as Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, where he was an associate editor. Finally, he has served as the lead author for the Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System for Cecil Essentials of Medicine for the past 15 years.