Lisa L. Strate M.D., M.P.H. Accepting new patients

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Lisa Strate, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified gastroenterologist at Harborview, director of UW Gastroenterology Clinical Research and a UW professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Dr. Strate cares for patients of with diverticular disease. She likes to take time to talk to patients so that she can better understand their gastrointestinal problems and how these impact their daily lives. Then we can work together to form a diagnostic and management plan.

Dr. Strate earned her M.D. from UC San Francisco and her M.P.H. from Harvard. She is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of diverticular complications (bleeding and diverticulitis) with an emphasis on the role of lifestyle factors, genetics, inflammation and the gut microbiome. Her work also aims to identify risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding particularly bleeding originating from the colon. 

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Strate enjoys pending time with her husband and two children, running, road biking, swimming, skiing and travel.
Gastroenterology Clinic at Harborview

Gastroenterology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Abdominal pain, Bile duct disorders, Diarrhea, Gastroenterology

Endoscopy Suite at Harborview

Endoscopy Suite at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Bile duct disorders, Gallbladder carcinoma, Gastroenterology, Liver disease

Harvard School of Public Health

Master, 2001, Clinical Effectiveness

Univ. of Calif. San Francisco

Medical education, 1995

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Fellowship, Gastroenterology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Internship, Internal Medicine

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Residency, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology, 2001, American Board of Internal Medicine