Anthony J. Lembo, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He also serves as the Director of the GI Motility Laboratory at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Division of Gastroenterology in Boston.
After earning his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Amherst College in Amherst, MA, Dr. Lembo received his medical degree from Tufts Medical School in Boston. He subsequently completed his internal medicine internship/residency as well as gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Lembo became a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at UCLA in 1996 and served as the co-Director of the FBD and GI Motility Center at UCLA Medical Center. While at UCLA, Dr. Lembo conducted research in functional bowel disorders (FBD). In 1997, he joined the faculty at BIDMC in Boston.
Dr. Lembo’s research interests include functional bowel disorders such as IBS, chronic constipation, and dyspepsia, as well as the role of placebo in functional bowel disorders.