Dr. Anthony Lembo is the Director of the GI Motility and Functional Bowel Disorders Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lembo earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Amherst College, and received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed his residency in internal medicine, as well as fellowships in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal motility and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Lembo’s research interests focus on functional bowel disorders, including the burden of and treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation, and he has published over 200 original manuscripts on these topics. He is also an associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases and Science. Dr. Lembo is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology).