AACPD Candidate – Wiisanen

Michael T. Wiisanen, MD

Loyola University Medical Center

Dr. Michael Wiisanen is from Fargo, North Dakota and is a graduate of Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD. He earned his medical degree at the University of North Dakota where he also completed his intern year of residency. Mike went on to complete his anesthesiology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and stayed on faculty upon graduation. He is currently an associate professor of anesthesiology and serves as the residency program director. Prior to becoming program director, Dr. Wiisanen served as Associate Program Director from 2011-2016. He has also held the titles of medical student clerkship director and curriculum committee chair. His professional areas of interest include resident and medical student education, feedback and evaluation, wellness, regional and obstetric anesthesiology. Mike resides in La Grange, IL with his wife and two sons. He is an avid runner, golfer, and skier.