William Sanchez, M.D.

Departments

Gastroenterology and HepatologyLiver Transplant ProgramTransplant Center

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

William Sanchez, M.D., is a physician specializing in gastroenterology and hepatology, with subspecialty certification in transplant hepatology.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Managing chronic liver disease and complications of cirrhosis, such as ascites, hepatic encephalopathy and variceal bleeding
  • Evaluating and treating patients with primary liver cancers such as hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma
  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Liver Transplant program; evaluating patients in need of liver transplantation as well as potential living liver donors; helping patients manage their disease while on the transplant wait list; and providing care in the post-transplant setting

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Sanchez is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and subspecialty fellows. He is currently the director of education for the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center and program director for the Transplantation Hepatology Fellowship program. Dr. Sanchez is a highly sought after speaker and has spoken on topics related to gastrointestinal and liver disease in venues across the country and abroad.

  • Liver transplantation
  • Medical education
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Hepatobiliary malignancies

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2007
    Fellow - Gastroenterology & HepatologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2004
    Fellow - Transplantation Medicine/HepatologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2003
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2002
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1999
    MDRutgers University & UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
  6. 1995
    BS - BiologyThe College of New Jersey

Certifications

  1. American Board of Internal Medicine - Transplant Hepatology
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  3. American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology