What real patients are saying about Dr. Lauren Willis:
"Dr. Willis took her time, listened to all of our son's symptoms, and never made us feel rushed. She is very personable, emphatic, relateable and truly cares about our concerns. Can't say enough good tings about Dr. Willis and Ali! Thank you!! She's a competent and smart doctor - Missoula is truly lucky to have her!"
"Dr. Willis showed compassion and care for my daughter. She is an excellent professional doctor. We were very impressed."
"Dr. Willis is going to be a true gift to Missoula. My child has many difficult conditions and she considered everything when treating him. She's spent extra time calling me to explain everything. She also consulted with his other providers. We've been feeling at a loss about our sons GI needs. Now, we feel cared for!"
Lauren Kiely Willis, M.D. is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is also a professional member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gerontological Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Dr. Willis earned her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, completed her residency in pediatrics at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, and finished her fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Washington university School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Willis has researched or instructed on: quality improvement for children with inflammatory bowel disease; growth problems in pediatric patients; eosinophilic esophagitis, strategies for dietary management; pediatric Crohn's disease; pediatric IBD; portal hypertension; acute pancreatitis; celiac disease; inflammatory bowel disease; bilary atresia; food allergy and anaphylaxis management in the classroom; and gastroesphageal reflux disease (GERD).
Dr. Willis comes to us from Virginia, where she spent 18 years treating all manner of pediatric gastrointestinal disorders.
Dr. Willis enjoys spending time with her family exploring Western Montana.
Medical Education: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL - MD
Education: DePauw University, Greencastle, IN - BA Religion, cum laude
Internship/Residency: Internship and Residency in Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Fellowships: Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty also in Pediatric Gastroenterology
To schedule an appointment call 406-721-5600.
Western Montana Clinic / 2835 Fort Missoula Road / Physician Building #3 / 2nd Floor / Missoula / Montana / 59808