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Heinz Lenz, MD

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Dr. Heinz Lenz, MD

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9850 Genesee Ave
Ste 820
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Biography

Dr. Lenz was board certified in Internal Medicine in 1990. He was also board certified in Gastroenterology in 1991. Dr. Lenz received his medical degree from the University of Hamburg in 1981 and served his residency specializing in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf. Dr. Lenz published numerous original articles and book chapters and he is Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Scripps in La Jolla.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1991
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1990

Medical Education

  • University of Hamburg, MD, 1981

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Gastroenterology, 1989
  • Fachbereich Medizin Universitat Hamburg, Internal Medicine, 1987

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1990

Research Fellowships

  • Salk Institute, Clinical Research, 1984
  • University of California, San Diego, Clinical Research, 1982
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