William Edward Chavey II, M.D.

William E. Chavey II, M.D., M.S.

Professor Emeritus

Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
300 North Ingalls Street, NI4C06
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5435   


Dr. Chavey graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch and also completed his master's degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Texas in Austin. He completed his residency at U-M Department of Family Medicine where he also served as chief resident. Prior to joining U-M, Dr. Chavey was an instructor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of North Carolina. He has special clinical interests in cardiac disease and the intersection of religion and medicine. 

Areas of Interest

Research Interests
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Religion and medicine
Clinical Interests
  • General family medicine
  • Heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Chronic disease management
  • Hospital medicine
  • Global health


Medical School
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Austin, Tx., 1992
  • University of Michigan, Department of Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1995
Advanced Degree
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, Tx., 1987
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine


Dr. Chavey's most recent curriculum vitae