Matthew Cave

Matthew Cave

Matthew C. Cave, M.D.

Matthew C. Cave, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-6991 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise

General Gastroenterology, General Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Toxicology and Colon Cancer Screening

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology / Transplant Hepatology


Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Kentucky

  • Residency: Washington University Barnes-Jewish Hospital

  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

Recent Publications

  • Cave, M., Falkner, K.C., Henry, L.D., Costello, B., Gregory, B., McClain, C.J. Serum Cytokeratin 18 and Cytokine Elevations Suggest a High Prevalence of Occupational Liver Disease in Highly Exposed Elastomer / Polymer Workers. JOEM. 2011; Oct;53(10):1128-33. PMID: 21915069.

  • Mohammad, M.K., Zhou, Z., Cave, M., Barve, A., McClain, C.J. Zinc and Liver Disease. Nutr Clin Pract. 2012 Feb;27(1):8-20. PMID: 22307488.

  • Shi, X., Wahlang, B., Wei, X., Yin, X., Falkner, K.C., Prough, R.A., Seong, H.K., McClain, C.J., Cave, M., Zhang, X. Metabolomic Analysis of the Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Journal of Proteomic Research. 2012; Jul 6; 11(7):3805-15. PMID: 22686559.

  • McClave S.A., Kushner R., Van Way C.W. 3rd, Cave M., DeLegge M., Dibaise J., Dickerson R., Drover J., Frazier T.H., Fujioka K., Gallagher D., Hurt R.T., Kaplan L., Kiraly L., Martindale R., McClain C., Ochoa J. Nutrition therapy of the severely obese, critically ill patient: summation of conclusions and recommendations. J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2011; Sep;35(5 Suppl):88S-96S. PMID: 21881019.

  • Wahlang, B., Beier, J.I., Clair, H.B., Bellis-Jones, H.J., Falkner, K.C., McClain, C.J., Cave, M. Toxicant Associated Steatohepatitis. Toxicologic Pathology. 2013;41(2):343-60. PMID:23262638.