Lisa Sanders MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Obesity; Clinical decision making; How diagnostic decisions and errors are made more...


  • B.A., College of William and Mary, 1979
  • M.D., Yale University, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis, Broadway Books, 2009
  • Sanders L, The Perfect Fit Diet: How to lose weight, keep it off and still eat the foods you love, St. Martins Press, New York, 2005.
  • Sanders L, Diagnosis: A Total Collapse, New York Times Magazine, October 16, 2011.



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