Craig J. McClain, M.D.

Craig J. McClain, M.D.

Craig J. McClain, M.D.

Craig J. McClain, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Chief of Research Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/Research
  • Associate Vice President for Translational Research
  • Distinguished University Scholar
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

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


Clinical Expertise
Alcoholic Liver Disease; Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis; Nutrition

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology
  • Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists
  • American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Tennessee
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Hospitals
  • Fellowship: University of Minnesota Hospitals

 

 

Featured Publications

  • Kirpich IA, McClain CJ, Vatsalya V, Schwandt M, Phillips M, Falkner KC, Zhang L, Harwell C, George DT, Umhau JC. Liver Injury and Endotoxemia in Male and Female Alcohol-Dependent Individuals Admitted to an Alcohol Treatment Program. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Apr;41(4):747-757. doi: 10.1111/acer.13346. Epub 2017 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 28166367; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5378598.
  • McClain C, Barve S. A tale of two institutions. J Hepatol. 2017 Apr;66(4):682-684. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2017.01.016. Epub 2017 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 28137431.
  • Hurt RT, McClave SA, Martindale RG, Ochoa Gautier JB, Coss-Bu JA, Dickerson RN, Heyland DK, Hoffer LJ, Moore FA, Morris CR, Paddon-Jones D, Patel JJ, Phillips SM, Rugeles SJ, Sarav Md M, Weijs PJ, Wernerman J, Hamilton-Reeves J, McClain CJ, Taylor B. Summary Points and Consensus Recommendations From the International Protein Summit. Nutr Clin Pract. 2017 Apr;32(1_suppl):142S-151S. doi: 10.1177/0884533617693610. PubMed PMID: 28388374.
  • Dickerson RN, Patel JJ, McClain CJ. Protein and Calorie Requirements Associated With the Presence of Obesity. Nutr Clin Pract. 2017 Apr;32(1_suppl):86S-93S. doi: 10.1177/0884533617691745. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28388369.
  • Patel JJ, McClain CJ, Sarav M, Hamilton-Reeves J, Hurt RT. Protein Requirements for Critically Ill Patients With Renal and Liver Failure. Nutr Clin Pract. 2017 Apr;32(1_suppl):101S-111S. doi: 10.1177/0884533616687501. Epub 2017 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 28208022.
  • Moore FA, Phillips SM, McClain CJ, Patel JJ, Martindale RG. Nutrition Support for Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome. Nutr Clin Pract. 2017 Apr;32(1_suppl):121S-127S. doi: 10.1177/0884533616687502. Epub 2017 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 28166447.
  • Mendoza M, Caltharp S, Song M, Collin L, Konomi JV, McClain CJ, Vos MB. Low Hepatic Tissue Copper in Pediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Mar 17. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000001571. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28319602.
  • Vatsalya V, Liaquat HB, Ghosh K, Mokshagundam SP, McClain CJ. A Review on the Sex differences in Organ and System Pathology with Alcohol Drinking. Curr Drug Abuse Rev. 2017 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28124600.
  • Mitchell MC, Friedman LS, McClain CJ. Medical Management of Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis: Expert Review from the Clinical Practice Updates Committee of the AGA Institute. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jan;15(1):5-12. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.08.047. PubMed PMID: 27979049; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5172399.
  • Guardiola JJ, Beier JI, Falkner KC, Wheeler B, McClain CJ, Cave M. Occupational exposures at a polyvinyl chloride production facility are associated with significant changes to the plasma metabolome. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2016 Dec 15;313:47-56. doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2016.10.001. Epub 2016 Oct 17. PubMed PMID: 27765658.