Laura Michaelis, MD

Chief, Professor


  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital


  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology


  • English

Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital


  • MD - Doctor of Medicine


Laura Michaelis, MD, is a professor of medicine (hematology and oncology) at the Medical College of Wisconsin, specializing in Acute and Chronic Leukemias, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, and Myeloid Disorders. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2000, then completed her internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. She received the Arnold Dunne Award for compassionate care in the practice of medicine during her residency. In 2003, Dr. Michaelis relocated to Chicago, IL, where she completed a hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Michaelis served as an assistant professor of medicine and program director of the Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Program at Loyola University Medical Center before joining MCW.

Research Interests

Dr. Michaelis's clinical research focuses on Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms. She serves as director of inpatient services for the division of Hematology/Oncology and was appointed to be one of the Associate Vice Chairs of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Michaelis is board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology.