Dr. Reema Lamba was born and raised in a suburb of Chicago, IL. In 2003, She received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Afterwards, she attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Her Internal Medicine residency training was done at Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She stayed on for an additional year serving as a Chief Resident with a focus on patient safety and quality improvement. During her time at MCW, she published research specific to patient safety and quality improvement.
Her fellowship training in gastroenterology and hepatology was completed at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. During that time she published research in genetics with Dr. Richard Boland. Other research completed during her fellowship included evaluation of transitional care in the management of cirrhotic patients recently discharged from inpatient care.
Her clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease, hereditary colon cancers, and women’s health. Dr. Lamba performs colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Outside of work, she enjoys playing golf, biking, traveling around the world and of course, visiting her family in Chicago.