About ASN

Michael G. Ison, MD, MS, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Michael G. Ison, MD, was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. He attended Grinnell College in Iowa where we received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and Chinese Studies before returning to Florida where he obtained his medical degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and General Internal Medicine Fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. He then obtained his Master of Science in Health Evaluation Sciences and completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Virginia. He undertook additional training in Transplant Infectious Diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School under the mentorship of Jay A. Fishman, MD.

Dr. Ison then joined the faculty of the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2005. He is currently the Medical Director of the Transplant & Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Service at the Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center.