With regard to COVID-19, the UPMC IBD Center does not recommend any changes to your current treatment plan. Continue to take your medication, and call the office if you feel ill.
For more information about COVID-19, visit UPMC.com/coronavirus or the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation website.
Nearly 1.5 million Americans currently suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with an estimated 30,000 new diagnoses each year.
The UPMC Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center has one of the largest IBD-subspecialist gastroenterologist teams in the nation, with several doctors devoted entirely to the treatment of IBD.
That kind of specialization means that we have deep expertise in this disease, its symptoms, and access to the most effective medications and treatments available.
Our team understands the impact that this disease can have on a person's quality of life. In addition to lifestyle restrictions, IBD causes painful symptoms.
At UPMC's Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, we personalize care for the whole spectrum of IBD, addressing:
We're also committed to a smooth transition from pediatric to adult gastroenterology care.
Here's what differentiates UPMC's Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center from other centers:
UPMC partners with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation to host support groups for patients diagnosed with IBD. To learn more about these support groups and the dates and times for upcoming meetings visit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation support groups page.