Gracia Perez-Lirio, MD, Internal Medicine, Needham, MA, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Internal Medicine Needham, MA


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  • Office

    Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare
    817 Highland Avenue
    Needham, MA 02494
    Phone(781) 449-5170
    Fax(781) 449-5171
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Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Mount Sinai School of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • De La Salle University College of Medicine
    De La Salle University College of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Outstanding Teacher in Competency-Based Apprenticeship in Primary Care Tufts University School of Medicine, 2016
  • Excellence in Tutorial Facilitation Harvard Medical School, 2015

Publications & Presentations


  • Case Report: Pancreatic Cancer, North American Journal of Medicine
    G. Perez-Lirio, MD, North American Journal of Medicine, Boston
  • Case Report: Breast Cancer, North American Journal of Medicine
    G. Perez-Lirio, MD, North American Journal of Medicine, Boston


  • End of Life and Advance Directives 
    North Hill Needham
  • Aging and Death 
    Newbridge On The Charles
  • Coping with the Loss of a Loved One 
    Wingate Needham
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  • Physician Member, Ethics Support Services
  • Physician Representative, Compensation-Operations Committee
  • Liaison, Ethics and Palliative Care Service
  • Physician Member, Medical Education Committee

Research History

  • The Association Between Arsenic Methylation Ability and the Rise of Bladder Cancer in Blackfoot Disease Endemic Area in Taiwan
  • Infusion of Neostigmine-Glycopyrrolate for Bowel Evacuation in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
  • Intramuscular Neostigmine and Glycopyrrolate Safely Accelerated Bowel Evacuation in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury and Defecatory Disorders
  • Anorectal Stimulation Causes Increased Colonic Motor Activity in Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury
  • Difficulty with Evacuation after Spinal Cord Injury: Colonic Motility During Sleep and Effects of Abdominal Wall Stimulation
  • Decreased Colonic Motility In Persons with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

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