Michael Wallace MD PhD MPH

Dr.Wallace’s areas of expertise include Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)and advanced endoscopic imaging and therapeutics.He joined the Mayo Clinic as associate professor and director of Gastroenterology Research and later became professor and Division Chair. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is immediate past chair of the Research Committee for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.Dr. Wallace’s research focuses on advanced endoscopic imaging technologies.In collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he pioneered the development of light scattering spectroscopy which has now been applied to detection of early cancer in Barrett’s esophagus, colon cancer and other non-GI cancers. His work in this area now focuses on autofluorescence imaging, narrow band imaging, confocal endomicroscopy and molecular imaging. Dr. Wallace received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed a residency program in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Health with a focus on clinical research from the Harvard School of Public Health.