Dr. Lanspa received his Doctorate of Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He was a Fellow in Internal Medicine and a Trainee in Gastroenterology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and the Chief of the Gastroenterology Division in the Department of Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology as well as certified by the National Board of Nutritious Support Specialties. He is Past Governor of the Nebraska Chapter of American College of Gastroenterology.
His special interest is colon cancer and gastroesophageal reflux disease with substantial research and publication on these topics. He has participation/expertise in the Swallowing Center and Nutritious Support Services at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Gastroenterology is a specialty within internal medicine. Gastroenterologists diagnose and treat conditions involving the digestive organs such as the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder.