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Lisa L.

Physician Faculty
Diverticular Disease
General Gastroenterology
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Professor, Medicine
Section Chief, Harborview Medical Center


Lisa Strate, M.D., M.P.H., is a Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine and the Section Head of Gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center.

Dr. Strate is internationally recognized for her investigations into risk factors for diverticular disease progression including diet, lifestyle and genetics. Her work has informed guidelines, changed dietary recommendations, and formed the basis of current medical measures for the prevention of diverticulitis. She has also established seminal data regarding the role of chronic inflammation and the gut microbiome in diverticulitis. Her combined clinical and research expertise has led to invitations to author diverticulitis guidelines and high-impact reviews in journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Dr. Strate earned her M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, and her M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her internal medicine residence and gastroenterology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Gastroenterology. 

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology, 2001, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education & Training

  • Master in Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health, 2001
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Internship in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Medical Education, University of California, San Francisco, 1995

Clinical Interests

  • Gastroenterology (Digestive)
  • Telehealth Services