Bruce R. Bacon, M.D.

Bruce R. Bacon, M.D.

James F. King, M.D.
Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology

Professor of Internal Medicine
Executive Director for the Centers for Abdominal Transplant
at Saint Louis University Hospital
Co-Director, Saint Louis University Liver Center


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M.D.:
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio, 1975

GI Training:
Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, 1979-1982


Dr. Bacon is Professor of Internal Medicine and the inaugural holder of the James F. King MD Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology.  He was Director of the Division from 1990 to 2010. On August 1, 2014, he became the Executive Director of the Center for Abdominal Transplant at Saint Louis University Hospital.  He formerly had laboratory-based research interests in hepatic iron metabolism, hepatotoxicity, and development of fibrosis.  He currently has active clinical research programs in the area of viral hepatitis.

Dr. Bacon has extensive experience in all aspects of clinical hepatology and has served as the Chair of the GI Board and the Transplant Hepatology Board for the American Board of Internal Medicine and was President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in 2004.  Further, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the AASLD in 2010 for his contributions to the development of hepatology as a distinct discipline. He is also Co-Director of the Saint Louis University Liver Center.


Current Address:
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
3635 Vista Avenue at Grand Boulevard
P.O. Box 15250
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-0250

Contacts:
Administrative No (314) 577-8764
Administrative Fax: (314) 577-8125
Patient No (314) 577-6000
Fax: (314) 577-6021
E-mail: baconbr@slu.edu


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