David Cronin II, MD, PhD, FACS, FACHE
David Cronin, MD, PhD, FACS, FACHE, is a member of the Lutheran Health Physicians surgery team specializing in kidney transplantation. Prior to joining LHP, he held many administrative and clinical leadership positions as medical director of specialty services, adult and pediatric transplant program medical director, primary surgeon for pancreas, liver and live-donor liver transplantation. He has held faculty positions at the University of Chicago, Yale University and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Cronin graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with high honors, earning a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. He completed his medical education at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York before receiving a PhD in immunology from the University of Chicago. Additionally, Dr. Cronin received a master's degree in healthcare management from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston in 2014.
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Cronin furthered his training with a general surgery residency and transplant surgery fellowship, at the University of Chicago. He also completed a medical ethics fellowship at The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics in Chicago.
Dr. Cronin is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Transplantation, The Transplant Society, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, the International Liver Transplantation Society, the American Association for Physicians Leadership and the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has numerous national and international presentations and contributed over 100 peer-review publications and book chapters primarily covering various topics in basic science, transplantation and medical ethics.