Patient Success Stories

Read the stories of some patients who came to UPMC for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) treatment.

Although everyone’s care experience is unique, we hope these stories will help prospective patients and their families better understand these treatments and their potential impact on patients’ lives.

(Note: These patients' treatment and results may not be representative of all similar cases.)

IBD Connect

IBD Connect is a support network for people with IBD.

The network is made up of volunteers coping with the same disease who offer encouragement by sharing their own experiences about overcoming stress and challenges associated with IBD. Learn more about IBD Connect.

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment with an IBD subspecialist gastroenterologist, call 412-624-7692.

To learn more about the UPMC Digestive Disorders Center, call toll free,
1-866-4GASTRO
(1-866-422-7876).


Cross-Center Collaboration

The IBD Center holds a weekly meeting for UPMC gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists and related medical professionals to discuss new IBD research findings to improve patient care.  

A number of other leading east coast academic centers join UPMC remotely to discuss IBD cases from all over the country. Patients with complicated cases of IBD can be comforted to know that their care options are being discussed among some of the greatest IBD minds in the country.

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