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Elizabeth Louise (Libby) Hohmann, MD

Chair and Physician Director, Partners Human Research Committees

  • Phone: 617-724-7532
Departments
Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Listeria monocytogenes infections
Salmonella Infections
General infectious disease
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyDr. Hohmann is the physician director of the Partners Human Research Committees (IRBs) and staff physician in the Infectious Diseases Division at MGH. 

Use of frozen material for fecal transplant successful in treating C. difficile infection

A pilot study by Massachusetts General Hospital MGH investigators may lead to greater availability and acceptability of an unusual treatment for a serious medical problem – use of fecal material from healthy donors to treat recurrent diarrhea caused by C. difficile bacteria.

Oral capsule as effective as invasive procedures for delivery of fecal transplant

A noninvasive method of delivering a promising therapy for persistent C. difficile infection appears to be as effective as treatment via colonoscopy or through a nasogastric tube.

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