Welcome to the Department of Medicine

Roy L. Silverstein, MDRoy L. Silverstein, MD

The Linda and John Mellowes Professor and Chairman
Department of Medicine

Welcome to the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Department of Medicine. We are pleased you're taking a few moments to become acquainted with our clinical, educational and research activities and accomplishments. With 10 Divisions, 280 faculty members, 371 staff, 124 residents and 70 fellows, the Department of Medicine is one of the largest departments on the MCW campus. Despite our size, we take great pride in fostering an atmosphere of collegiality, creativity and flexibility. We know this Web site will serve as a useful resource for learning more about the work of our dedicated faculty, staff, residents and students. We invite you to explore the links describing the Divisions, Faculty, Educational Programs, and Research within the Department of Medicine.

Patient Care Information

MCW Department of Medicine physicians see patients at three patient care sites – Froedtert Hospital, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, and North Hills Health Center – and many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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MCW physicians and practitioners provide primary and specialty care at many clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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Teaching medical students is a major focus for Department of Medicine faculty and house staff.

The Department also offers an Internal Medicine Residency Program and various Fellowship Programs.


The Department of Medicine is nationally and internationally known for research and scholarship. Department of Medicine faculty are active in numerous clinical trials and are primary or collaborating investigators on a number of NIH, Foundation and Industry grants. Read more...

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In The News

Dr. Javorsky Says Physicians Must Share Risk Warnings Associated with Weight Loss Drugs

Apr. 20 - Dr. Bradley Javorsky (Medicine – Endocrinology, Metabolism, & Clinical Nutrition) provides expert comment to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigative report on weight loss medications. Dr. Javorsky said that he counsels patients on the risks of weight loss medications when prescribing the drugs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Researchers Partner on $8.5 Million NIH Grant to Wake Forest to Study Hormones

Apr. 20 - The Milwaukee Business Journal reports that MCW researchers will partner in an $8.5 million NIH grant to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The five-year award, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will continue research on how hormones might contribute to heart disease and irregular heartbeats. Milwaukee Business Journal

Dr. Evans Named One of World’s Top Doctors Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Apr. 20 - Expertscape named Dr. Douglas Evans (Surgery – Surgical Oncology) as the world’s fourth highest ranked doctor for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. PRLOG

American Heart Assoc. Names MCW as One of Four Centers for $15 Million Hypertension Study

Apr. 20 - MCW is one of four institutions selected to study hypertension as part of the American Heart Association’s four-year, $15 million Strategically Focused Research Network on Hypertension. The three other centers are University of Alabama at Birmingham, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and the University of Iowa. UAB News

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Department of Medicine
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Milwaukee, WI 53226

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