Michael Korn, MD

Gastrointestinal Oncology UCSF

Our Care Team

Chloe Atreya, MD, PhD

Emily Bergsland, MD

Eric Collisson, MD

Katie Kelley, MD

Andrew Ko, MD

Michael Korn, MD

Margaret Tempero, MD

Katherine Van Loon, MD, MPH

Alan Venook, MD

M.Korn W. Michael Korn, MD is Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Medical Oncology), at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Dr. W. Michael Korn is an expert in the management of gastrointestinal cancers. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies as well as administers medical treatments, such as chemotherapy. In addition to caring for patients, he is the lead investigator of clinical trials exploring new gastrointestinal cancer treatments. His laboratory is involved in research to develop combination therapies for gastrointestinal and breast cancer, based on the analysis of signal transduction pathways.

A native of Germany, Korn earned a medical degree at the University of Marburg and the University of Dusseldorf in Germany. He completed a medical internship at the University of Bern in Switzerland and concluded training at Ev. Krankenhaus Dinslaken in Germany and the University of Essen's West German Cancer Center. He is an associate professor in residence in Gastroenterology and Hematology and Oncology at UCSF.