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Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

We offer a multidisciplinary program including diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic inflammatory diseases of the intestines that cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, and gastrointestinal bleeding. The cause of the disease is unknown.

Conditions Treated

Testing Options

  • Colonoscopy/upper endoscopy
  • CT or MR enterography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Single or double balloon enteroscopy
  • Videocapsule endoscopy

Treatment Options

  • Medical therapies
  • Endoscopic therapies
  • Surgical therapies
  • Nutritional services
  • Clinical trials

Care Team