Michael B. Wallace MDConsultant, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Dr. Wallace received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1992. He completed a residency program in Internal Medicine in 1995 and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1998 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. During that time, he also completed a Master’s in Public Health with a focus on clinical research at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Wallace completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Therapeutic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in 1999 at the Medical University of South Carolina.
He remained on faculty at MUSC until 2003, when he joined the Mayo Clinic as associate professor and director of Gastroenterology Research. He was promoted to professor in 2007. Dr. Wallace served as Chair of the Research Committee for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy from 2008-2011, Chair of Technology Assessment Committee 2013-14, and Editor in Chief (elect) of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2015-20 . He has served as Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic Florida.
Dr. Wallace’s research focuses on advanced endoscopic imaging technologies including endoscopic ultrasound, light scattering spectroscopy, autofluorescence imaging, narrow band imaging, confocal endomicroscopy and molecular imaging as they pertain to early neoplasia of the gastrointestinal tract.
Dr. Wallace was principal investigator in an NIDDK-funded trial of EUS Neurolysis in pancreas cancer. He was also principal investigator in a National Cancer Institute-funded trial evaluating the role of EUS in lung cancer staging.
Dr. Wallace has published more than 250 peer reviewed manuscripts and more than 200 abstracts, book chapters, review articles and editorials. In addition, he has mentored more than 20 Advanced Endoscopy fellows from around the world.