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Authors > Benjamin Lebwohl, MD

Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS, is assistant professor of Clinical Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. His primary specialty is gastroenterology and he is Board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Lebwohl attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He completed both his fellowship and residency at NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Lebwohl is co-author of Celiac Disease, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics.

Dr. Lebwohl’s research focuses on epidemiology and outcomes in celiac disease. His second area of research is in the field of quality in endoscopy. He collaborates with institutions in the US and abroad in the areas of epidemiology, patterns of care, and the natural history of celiac disease. His second and related research interest is quality of endoscopy, including bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy, improving the detection of colorectal adenomas, and improving the diagnostic yield of biopsy of the small intestine.

Prior to his faculty appointment at Columbia, Dr. Lebwohl was a post-doctoral fellow in a National Cancer Institute-funded Training Program in Cancer-Related Population Sciences. He received a masters degree in Patient Oriented Research from the Department of Biostatistics at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia.

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