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Tisha N. Lunsford, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Tisha Lunsford, M.D., FACG, AGAF, is a gastroenterologist with specialty interest and expertise in disorders of gut-brain interaction and gastrointestinal motility disturbance. She completed training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Dr. Lunsford's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of patients with functional bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, fecal incontinence, bloating, functional dyspepsia, visceral pain and nausea and vomiting.

Dr. Lunsford is Director of the Motility Section at Mayo Clinic Arizona and collaborates with a multidisciplinary team dedicated to ongoing holistic care including dietitians, physical therapists and clinical health psychologists.

  1. Anorectal abnormality
  2. Functional bowel disorder
  1. Anorectal function testing
  2. Endoscopic procedure
  • Constipation
  • Functional dyspepsia
  • IBS
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Visceral pain
  1. 2003
    Fellowship - Gastroenterology and HepatologyUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  2. 2000
    Residency - Internal MedicineUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  3. 1998
    Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  4. 1997
    MDUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  5. 1993
    BA - English LiteratureUniversity of Illinois at Chicago


  1. 2003
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    President's Council AwardUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  2. 2015
    Teacher of the YearDivision of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  3. 2014
    Education AwardUniversity of Texas School of Medicine
  4. 2014
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  5. 2013
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology