About ASN

Michael G. Ison, MD, MS, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Michael G. Ison MD, MS, was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. He attended Grinnell College in Iowa, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Chinese Studies before returning to Florida where he obtained his medical degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Ison completed his internal medicine residency and general internal medicine fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. He then earned a Master of Science degree in Health Evaluation Sciences and completed an infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Virginia. Following his fellowship, Dr. Ison undertook additional training in transplant infectious diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School under the mentorship of Dr. Jay A. Fishman. In 2005, he joined the faculty of the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Ison is currently the Medical Director of the Transplant & Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Service at the Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center in Chicago.