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2012

Anthony Lembo, MD

Anthony J. Lembo, MD

Anthony J. Lembo, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Placebo in Gastroenterology: Powerless or Powerful?

Anthony J. Lembo, MD, serves as director of the GI Motility Laboratory at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Division of Gastroenterology in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Lembo holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Amherst College and a medical degree from Tufts Medical School. He completed his internal medicine internship/residency as well

as gastroenterology fellowship at the UCLA Medical Center. He was a clinical instructor of medicine and served as co-director of the Functional Bowel Disorders and GI Motility Center at UCLA Medical Center.

In 1997, Dr. Lembo joined the faculty at BIDMC. His research interests include functional bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation and dyspepsia and the role of placebo in functional bowel disorders.