The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program at Rush offers excellence in clinical care for individuals with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, along with the latest treatment options provided by a multidisciplinary team of experts. Our IBD program also has a team of researchers who work continuously to develop and investigate novel and innovative treatments, and to research causes for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis that can lead to cures.
As part of our commitment to you, new patients will be seen by one of our IBD gastroenterologists within a week. Established patients with urgent problems will be able to receive an appointment within 48 hours. With any appointment, patients may elect to have comprehensive visit with either our dietitian or psychologist, or both.
From diagnosis to day-to-day management, patients who come to the IBD Program at Rush are treated by leading specialists and have direct access to the most innovative treatments for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis and pouchitis. Our program offers comprehensive clinical care, drug infusion services, surgical care, access to the latest clinical trials, complementary treatments such as dietary therapies and counseling, and supportive and educational services. Learn more about our IBD services.
At Rush, we believe that both conventional and complementary and alternative medicine can be combined to improve the quality of life for our patients. We offer a number of opportunities for patients to explore the use of complementary treatments to treat their Crohn's or ulcerative colitis. Learn more about complementary and alternative treatments for IBD.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at Rush consists of a multidisciplinary team of specialists, which includes gastroenterologists, nurses, a dietitian, a psychologist, as well as an expert gastrointestinal pathologist and radiologist. Additionally, we have two of the top colorectal surgeons in the Chicago as part of our IBD team. Visit our IBD clinical team page for more information.
For Appointments or More Information
IBD patient appointments are available at our main Rush campus, at Rush Oak Park or at Skokie Hospital. To make an appointment with the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at Rush, or for more information, please contact our office at (312) 942-1414.
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